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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: 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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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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Readings on Rothko


There is so much reading to do to get a handle on the biographical man before beginning the theatrical version of Rothko in the play.  The considered definitive biography is MARK ROTHKO, A biography by James E. B. Breslin. Published … Continue reading

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