Red

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Red is a play about the American painter Mark Rothko [1], written by American playwright, screenwriter and film producer John Logan [2] (born 1961). The play opened at the Donmar Warehouse, London, on December 3, 2009. The one-act, 90 minute play centres on the period of development of the Seagram Murals. Alfred Molina played Rothko. It was directed by the Donmar's artistic director Michael Grandage. It had sell-out attendance.

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Performance history in South Africa

During 2012 the play was performed in South Africa with Michael Richard in the role of Mark Rothko at the Grahamstown Festival an at Theatre on the Bay, with his son Jeremy Richard in the role of the painter's assistant. South African direction by Steven Stead. Design by Greg King.

Sources

Wikipedia [3].


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