This translation of the provocative French play explores what happens among three friends when one of them buys a large, very expensive piece of art: a canvas completely covered in white paint with a few white lines. Serge is very proud of his latest transaction. Marc responds with shock and anger. Yvan is the peacemaker split between laughing along with Marc at the ridiculous painting, and reassuring Serge that he likes the white canvas. ART is a very clever discussion not only about the nature of art, but also the nature of friendship.
ART by Yasmina Reza
Tony Award for Best Play 1998
Directed by Kevin McNamara
Serge – Joe Plock
Marc – Stephen Henel
Yvan – Brendan O’Dwyer
Invited Dress Rehearsal: November 11, 2021
Shows: November 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20 and 21
Thurs – Sat 7:30 PM
Sundays 3:00 PM
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