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    Red

    Presented by at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    January 6 - February 5, 2012


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    Red

    Winner of six 2010 Tony Awards including Best Play, Red is a searing portrait of an artist’s ambition and vulnerability. After he lands the biggest commission in the history of modern art, abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko begins work on a series of large murals with the help of a new young assistant. What takes place between the two men is a master class on the methods and purpose of art and the dynamic relationship between an...

    Winner of six 2010 Tony Awards including Best Play, Red is a searing portrait of an artist’s ambition and vulnerability. After he lands the biggest commission in the history of modern art, abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko begins work on a series of large murals with the help of a new young assistant. What takes place between the two men is a master class on the methods and purpose of art and the dynamic relationship between an artist and his creations.

    By John Logan

    Directed by David R. Gammons

    Featuring Thomas Derrah and Karl Baker Olson

     

    Warning: Herbal Cigarettes are used in this production

     


    “A breathtaking, high stakes, achingly human drama” – Boston Globe

    “I saw Red on Broadway, and actually think this production is better.” – Jared Bowen, WGBH

    “An expertly executed Boston premiere… brims with volcanic passion and insight.” – Boston Phoenix

    “Tom Derrah delivers a performance so compelling that the audience rose to shout bravos” – Patriot Ledger


    Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

    527 Tremont Street
    Boston, MA 02116

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    $50 for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday performances.

    $55 for Saturday (matinee and evening) performances and Sunday matinees.


    General Day and Time Info:

    Wednesdays 7:30pm
    Thursdays 7:30pm
    Fridays 8pm
    Saturdays 4pm and 8pm
    Sundays 3pm
    Additional performance Tuesday, January 31
    Final Performance, Sunday, February 5 at 1pm
     

     


    phone: 617-933-8600


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    Media Reviews

    • Event Name: Red
      Article: You’ll certainly be seeing ‘Red’
      Metro Boston - Jan 18, 2012
      By Nick Dussault

      "Experiencing SpeakEasy Stage Company’s stellar production of “Red” feels much like looking at a great piece of art."

    • Event Name: Red
      Article: Thomas Derrah Shines in SpeakEasy’s ‘Red’
      Boston.com - Jan 14, 2012
      By Jim Lopata

      "Those of us who follow Boston's theater scene were not surprised to see actor Thomas Derrah garnering rave reviews for his performance of Mark...
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      "Those of us who follow Boston's theater scene were not surprised to see actor Thomas Derrah garnering rave reviews for his performance of Mark Rothko in the SpeakEasy Stage Company's production of Red."
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