RED Breaks Arena Stage Box Office Records
As of Saturday, February 18, 2012 John Logan's Tony Award-winning drama Red, under the direction of Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls, becomes the highest-grossing non-musical in Arena Stage's 61-year history.
The production, which is produced in association with Goodman Theatre, features four-time Helen Hayes Award winner and D.C.-based actor Edward Gero as abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko and noted Chicago actor Patrick Andrews as Rothko's fictional assistant Ken.
"It's wonderful when a production hits the zeitgeist of the moment, and Red is it for our audiences," says Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith. "Perhaps it's because we are a museum town, but even more so I believe it's the uncompromising quality of Robert Falls' production with two outstanding actors in Edward Gero and Patrick Andrews."