How much would you pay for a painting that was a white canvas? Would it be “art”? What would your friends think of it — and of you, for buying it?
When Serge (Brian Haimbach,
Fun Home) purchases an all-white painting for €200,000, his longtime friendship with Marc (OCT newcomer Rich Brown) and Yvan (Kelly Oristano, The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night Time) is put to the test. As the arguments quickly go from theoretical to personal to confrontational and friendship hangs in the balance, the question becomes: how much is a painting worth?
Run time: 90 minutes, no intermission
Critical praise for Yasmina Reza's
“Wildly funny, naughtily provocative” —
“A nonstop cross-fire of crackling language” —
“Anyone looking for a play that is funny, sophisticated, stylish, stimulating and moving should go to
ART.” — The Independent