Category Archives: Process

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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RED: Celebrating 100 Performances!


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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: 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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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: The Run at The Goodman


It’s odd. I have been delaying writing about the run because I have had an incredible experience doing it, and as the time has flown by, I find myself knowing that this is actually the recap of the Chicago run … Continue reading

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