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Seattle Rep - Bagley Wright Theatre
2nd and Mercer in the Seattle Center 155 Mercer Street Seattle, WA 98109
206-443-2222
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 26 members
Review from ec
45 events 29 reviews

I think my artist/philosopher husband got more out of this than I did. I'm a fan of the Seattle Rep, and these two actors were both QUITE good but I felt the play kind of dragged since it was so much about ideas.

reviewed Feb 24 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Saralee
44 events 13 reviews

Fascinating portrayal of Rothko and expression of his ideas which influenced his art. Excellent acting.

reviewed Feb 26 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Dana
28 events 11 reviews

The acting was great. Set too. Though art and Rothko is a very thought-provoking I'm not sure it was enough for me for a 90 minute play. May be for others...

reviewed Feb 26 2012 report as inappropriate
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by John Logan

directed by Richard E.T. White

Produced in association with Arizona Theatre Company

“What do you see?” Famed abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko asks his young assistant, Ken, the loaded question. What’s art? And who gets to decide anyway? It’s 1958, and Rothko has just been offered the biggest commission in the history of modern art. He and Ken work feverishly in his New York studio—until Ken begins to realize his answers to those fundamental questions about art are very different than his mentor’s. Winner of six Tony Awards, this sizzling 90-minute drama is one of the most intellectually riveting shows to hit Broadway last season.

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