Category Archives: Art

RED: Closing Performances and Post Mortem


It’s been over a month since RED closed at Arena Stage after 108 performances. Enough time (too much?) has passed to reflect on the experience. In short, extraordinary. The staff at Arena Stage surprised us with a cake decorated to … Continue reading

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Happy 126th Birthday Mies van der Rohe!


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RED: Celebrating 100 Performances!


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RED: Box Office History at Arena Stage


Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater: Press Release Critically Acclaimed Drama RED Breaks Arena Stage Record to Become Best-Selling Non-Musical in Company’s History (Washington, D.C.) As of Saturday, February 18, 2012 John Logan’s Tony Award-winning drama Red, under the … Continue reading

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RED: Opening, Run and Routine at The Arena Stage


THE OPENING The opening at Arena went wonderfully.  There was a lovely after show party in the Arena lobby with family, friends and supporters.  Molly Smith was very gracious, warm and supportive of our effort when she spoke to the … Continue reading

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RED: Becoming Rothko: A Q&A with Edward Gero


[This interview was done and  in an email for Arena Stage subscriber's prior to the rehearsals of the Arena leg of the run.] Arena Stage sat down with actor Edward Gero, who plays Mark Rothko in the Tony Award winner, … Continue reading

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RED: PBS News Hour: An interview with Jeffrey Brown


I had the wonderful opportunity to talk with Jeffrey Brown on the News Hour on PBS. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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More RED INK: Press for RED in DC


Press notices and reviews for Arena Stage opening of RED in DC may be found by clicking link below: MORE RED INK  

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RED: Ink. The Washington Post reviews RED at Arena Stage


THEATER REVIEW The hues blend evocatively in Arena Stage’s ‘Red’ By Peter Marks, Published: January 29 For all its highfalutin discourse — on abstract expressionism, Dionysus vs. Apollo, the pernicious advance of pop art — the most engrossing moment of Arena Stage’s immensely … Continue reading

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RED: Rehearsal and Previews at Arena Stage – The Hand-off of the Baton


Finally, the day arrived when Patrick Andrews and Joe Drummond, production stage manager of RED at the Goodman made it into National Airport to get back to the play.  Two nights before our first rehearsal. That same evening,  the incredible … Continue reading

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