Thursday, March 21, 2013
Biblioasis and Shō Art, Spirit & Performance Present: A Lecture on Mark Rothko, by Dr. Lauren Friesen
Tickets for RED are also available at Biblioasis.
ROTHKO: A LECTURE
THURSDAY MARCH 28
7 PM, BIBLIOASIS
1520 WYANDOTTE ST. EAST
admission is free.
RED is a Tony Award-winning two-man play by John Logan about the art of abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko.
Lauren Friesen is Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Theatre and Dance Department at the University of Michigan-Flint. He is a recipient of the Kennedy Center Gold Medallion for "Excellence in Theatre" and the Indiana Theatre Association's award for his "Outstanding Contribution to University Theatre." His recent publications include a translation of Hermann Sudermann's The Storm Komrade Sokrates (University Press of America) and the essay "Ritual, Race and Reconciliation in Anna Deavere Smith's Play Fires in the Mirror," (Munster: LIT Verlag). His monologue "Still Waiting for Rachel" was published in Monologues for Men by Heinneman Press. He just completed the translation of a novel...But Stones Can't Speak by the holocaust survivor Carlo Ross. In April 2007, Vertigo Productions in Flint produced his latest 2-act play Rothko.