From AnnArbor.com - "Performance Network tries on Dead Man's Shoes"
AnnArbor.com's Jenn Mckee recently sat down with playwright Joseph Zettelmaier to pick his brain on his most recent work,
Dead Man's Shoes.
"if you're imagining the playwright performing terse, Eastwood-esque showdowns in the privacy of his own home during the writing process, you wouldn't be far off. 'That wouldn't be entirely inaccurate' said Zettelmaier."
Last chance to register for 30th Anniversary Gala!
March 24, 6:30 - 10:30pm
Today is the last day to get your tickets for our 30th Anniversary Gala, Home Grown, World Class.
In addition to the unique and exciting live auction lineup, the evening will also feature a musical (and humorous!) history of the theatre. Noted favorites including Naz Edwards, Phil Powers, Brian Thibault, and Scott Crownover will serenade you to tunes that may sound familiar, but will tell an entirely new story!
Six-time Tony Award-winner makes its Michigan premiere at Performance Network!
For two years from 1958-59, the abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko worked feverishly in his Bowery St. studio on Manhattan's lower East side, on what was at the time the
Mark Rademacher is Mark Rothko
costliest commission in art history. A Russian immigrant from humble beginnings, he worked on a series of enormous murals that would adorn a bastion of capitalism - the famous Four Seasons Restaurant in Mies Van der Rohe's Seagrams Building.
John Logan's Tony-winning play paints a picture of the fiery artist as he works intensely on the paintings, with the help of his apprentice, struggling with his personal demons to bring forth what would be his life's major accomplishment.
Award-winning set designer Monika Essen will create comparable size pieces for the show that are inspired by Rothko's works. You may have seen Monika's artwork in such productions as God of Carnage, Marie Antoinette: The Color of Flesh, or Woman Before a Glass.
Wear Green for St. Patrick's Day to win a family four-pack of tickets!
Saturday, March 17, 1pm $7 for kids and $10 for adults
Don't forget to wear green during our children's performance, Fabliscious, in order to be entered to win a family four-pack of tickets for any future children's show!
And to sooth the broken hearts of anyone who isn't the lucky winner, we'll be holding a milk and cookies reception following the performance!