Red was the 2010 Tony Award winner for best play. Playwright, John Logan's play has quickly become among the most acclaimed dramas of the past decade. The drama is a journey into the mind of abstract expressionist Mark Rothko. Rothko's young assistant Ken must choose between appeasing his mentor and changing the court of art history.
"Red" runs through October 23, 2011 in the Goodman's Albert Theatre.
Tickets $25 - $84
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Call 312.443.3800 or GoodmanTheatre.org
Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaimed Tuesday, September 27 "Paint the Town RED Day" in the City of Chicago in honor of Chicago artists, the start of the theater season and the six-time Tony Award-winning play RED at Goodman Theatre. All Chicagoans are urged to wear the color red as they celebrate the diverse theatrical and artistic community in Chicago.
Tuesday: 11am - 1PM: Chicagoans are invited to get caught RED-handed—come to the Goodman to "high-five" playwright John Logan and the cast of Red, and place a handprint and autograph on an 8'x9' canvas that will be displayed during the run of the play.
More about John Logan: John Logan began his playwrighting career in Chicago after graduating from Northwestern University. He has authored of more than a dozen plays, including Never the Sinner and Hauptmann, as well as a successful screenwriter with film credits including Gladiator, The Aviator (both nominated for an Academy Award) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.