Category Archives: Research

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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RED comes to DC: National Gallery Installs Seagrams Murals for RED


It is so exciting to be coming back to the play after the two month break since closing it in Chicago the end of October. Although the time was filled with holidays and a run of “A Christmas Carol” at … Continue reading

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RED: Return to the Rothko Room


Thanks to the continuing generosity of Klaus Ottman, I had the incredible privilege of gaining access to the Phillips Collection when the museum was closed last Monday to sit in the Rothko Room. It was a sort of farewell to … Continue reading

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The Power of Art: Rothko A Documentary


Check out this remarkable documentary about Rothko. Spend an hour. Learn a ton.

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The Seagram Building and Murals


The Seagram Building was one of the most important influences on modern urban architecture. No wonder then that when the choice for artists to create murals for the very swanky Four Seasons Restaurant inside, Rothko would be considered for the … Continue reading

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Field Trip: The Rothko Room at the Phillips Collection


I still am not sure what happened today. I can tell you the narrative but I am not sure what the effect of the event is yet. Today I went to meet the new “Curator at Large” of The Phillips … Continue reading

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