Rothko: The Real Thing

By Jean Gordon Ryon, dramaturg If only I could show you a Rothko. In conversation with audience members during this preview week for Red, I’ve discovered some people don’t think they know about Rothko; some are not sure he’s a real person. His signature painting style is very recognizable: rectangles of intense color floating on … Continue reading Rothko: The Real Thing

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Blocking Begins in the Rehearsal Room

Director Skip Greer reports that Stephen Caffrey and John Ford-Dunker, our actors in Red, are up on their feet - blocking has begun. What, you might ask, does this mean? "Blocking" refers to the specific movements that actors make on the stage - where they go, when they go there, how they move (the tempo, … Continue reading Blocking Begins in the Rehearsal Room