Stage & Dance

January 24, 2013

What part does art play? In 'Red,' Actors Guild play takes a look

The ego of 20th-century artist Mark Rothko was as large as his abstract expressionist paintings. But it was much more than ego driving Rothko, known for his use of color fields, who earned legendary status among modern painters. It was a faith that his work had an important, useful purpose to humanity, one of the many themes explored in Actors Guild of Lexington's production of John Logan's play"Red," which opens Thursday.

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