by John Logan

"What do you see?"

"What do you see?" Mark Rothko asks his new apprentice Ken of one of his paintings at the beginning of Red by John Logan. "Let it wrap its arms around you; let it embrace you, filling even your peripheral vision so nothing else exists or has ever existed or ever will exist."

The same can be said of Red itself. An intense, expansive play, it follows the artist Mark Rothko and his apprentice as they work to complete Rothko's famous Seagram Mural paintings. Through a series of scenes in Rothko's studio, Red explores the shifting power dynamics between an aging artist who was once seen as revolutionary and his young student, as well as the question of what it means to create lasting, meaningful works of art.
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April 9 at 8:00pm
April 10 at 8:00pm
April 11 at 2:00pm
April 11 at 8:00pm
@ Davenport-Pierson Theater
Show no longer running
Patrons should arrive at the theater 15 minutes before the performance to claim their reservation. At the scheduled performance time, patrons will be let in off of the waitlist based on when they signed up on the YDC website. Patrons with reservations arriving after this time will be treated as if they are at the top of the waitlist. Please see the full policy here.
KenIvan Kirwan-Taylor
Mark RothkoConor Bagley
Production Staff
DirectorEliana Kwartler
ProducerHannah Worscheh
Stage ManagerEva Branson
Lighting DesignerReed Srere
Master ElectricianJon Terry
Sound DesignerCyrus Duff
Set DesignerCaroline Francisco
Costume DesignerMolly Williams
Graphic DesignerMert Dilek
Props MasterClaire Williamson
Makeup ArtistYe Seul Byeon
DramaturgCaroline Sydney
Paint ChargeRayer Ma

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