Tony Award-Winning Play ‘RED’ to Take the Stage at Eastern Florida State College
By Suzanne A. Sparling, EFSC // June 17, 2018
Simpkins Fine Arts Center Studio Theatre
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Eastern Florida State College theatre students Laszlo Almonte and Nick Martin will perform John Logan’s thought-provoking play “RED” on the Cocoa Campus in June.
Performances will be held in the Simpkins Fine Arts Center Studio Theatre (Bldg. 4), located at 1519 Clearlake Road.
Admission is free, with performances as follows:
• Wednesday, June 20 at 2:30 p.m.
• Thursday, June 21 at 2:30 p.m.
• Friday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m.
“RED,” which won six Tony Awards including Best Play in 2010, is based on the real-life story of abstract artist Mark Rothko as he prepares to paint a series of commissioned murals for New York’s Four Seasons Restaurant with help from his assistant, Ken.
Almonte and Martin, who are directing and coordinating all aspects of the production, selected the show for its power to invigorate an audience, referring to it as “an emotional sucker punch” and “a show you want the world to see.”
For more information, visit easternflorida.edu/go/arts or call 321-433-5200
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