Yasmina Reza's Tony Award-Winning Play 'ART'
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In this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama set in the Bronx in 1964, Sister Aloysius, the principal of a Catholic school in the borough, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects that young newcomer Father Flynn has sexually abused the school's only black student. As she wrestles with her doubts, she questions an idealistic young nun and the mother of the alleged victim, perhaps changing them forever. The 2008 film adaptation, starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Viola Davis and Philip Seymour Hoffman, earned Oscar nominations for all four actors. This gripping drama about suspicion, scandal and the elusiveness of moral certainty stars Karen MacDonald. Learn More
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Superbly acted! The three actors must be among the most accomplished in the Boston area. As performed, the play turned out, surprisingly, to have a great many funny moments, though the director himself described it (during the talk back after the show) as a funny tragedy. I'm glad I saw it and would recommend it to everyone as a wonderful theatrical experience.
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Art becomes a mirror, not just for taste or to declare whether one “likes” something or not but for comparing and contrasting attitudes about everything from personal relationships and cultural attitudes to politics. The painting is a virtual...continued
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“It’s an actor’s dream, a nonstop cross-fire of crackling language.” —Newsweek
“‘ART’ belongs to a tradition that once flourished on Broadway but is seldom represented there these days: the sleek, pleasant comedy of manners with an intellectual veneer that allows audiences to relax at the theater." —The New York Times
From the playwright of God of Carnage
This intelligent and witty Tony Award-winning play by Yasmina Reza asks the question, “What does our taste in art say about who we are as individuals?” When Serge, a novice art collector, asks his two friends to view his newly acquired work of art, this “priceless” piece tests their fifteen-year friendship and causes them to validate their self-worth.
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