There is little for the audience to take away from Red, except the anecdotal dramatization of an event inspired by Mark Rothko’s career.
Theater Review: A Visual Artist Looks at “Red”
Arts Fuse Critic (and visual artist) Franklin Einspruch reviews “Red,” a drama about Mark Rothko, and doesn’t like what he sees.
Stage Interview: Thomas Derrah on the Appeal of “Red”
“Red” is about creativity and destruction, Apollonian rigor and Dionysian instinct, fathers and sons, love and rejection, life and death.
Theater Review: A Rewarding “Red”
“Red” is a drama about the modern artist and his place in art history: at its center, painter Mark Rothko confronts fame and the commoditization of creativity in the world of contemporary art.
Coming Attractions in Theater: January 2012
The year kicks off with few unusual productions — companies are depending on proven New York hits, such as the Yasmina Reza duo, the Tony award-approved “Red,” and “Green Eyes,” though the Tennessee Williams curio tantalizes.