RED

BY JOHN LOGAN   |   DIRECTED BY EMMA JORDAN

8 - 22 APRIL - LYRIC THEATRE BELFAST

 
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CREATIVE TEAM

Writer - John Logan

Director - Emma Jordan

Cast - Patrick O’Kane, Thomas Finnegan

Assistant Director - Rhiann Jeffrey

Set & LX Design - Ciaran Bagnall

Sound Design - Carl Kennedy

Costume Design - Enda Kenny

Movement Director - Dylan Quinn

Production Manager - Siobhan Barbour

Producer - Una Nic Eoin

 

SYPNOSIS

1958. New York. Artist Mark Rothko is at the height of his career. But is his latest lucrative commission threatening to damage his integrity – and his creativity?

Viewed through the lens of his youthful new assistant, Ken, we witness Rothko – fiery, uncompromising, and furiously intelligent – at the pinnacle of his creativity, but struggling with the creation of a large scale commission intended for New York’s brand-new and very exclusive Four Seasons Restaurant. As Ken and Rothko paint, they challenge each other to ask big questions about art: what it takes to create it and what its role should be in the world.  Based on real events, John Logan’s taut, visceral two-hander takes a compelling look at the ever- changing relationship between an artist and his creations.
 

Co - Produced by Prime Cut Productions and The Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Winner of 4 Irish Times Theatre Awards***