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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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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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RED: Opening Day and Night in Chicago and Beyond

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The magnitude, on every level of experience and meaning, of the task in which you have involved me, exceeds all my preconceptions. And it is teaching me to extend myself beyond what I thought was possible for me.     … Continue reading

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RED: Tech Week and First Previews


The tech week began after a terrific weekend of final run-throughs in the rehearsal hall. We came into the 850 seat Albert Theater on Tuesday, moving into the dressing rooms, and getting onto the stage to get a feel, check … Continue reading

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Mark Rothko’s Birthday, Final Preview and Press Night


Today is Mark Rothko’s birthday. Born September 25, 1903. The synchronicity of his birthday falling on RED’s final preview and press night feels apt and right.  Thank you to Robert Falls, John Logan, Patrick Andrews and the brilliant design and … Continue reading

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