“Red 2” Needs a Dose of Energy

Combining tongue-in-cheek humor with outlandish gunplay and an everything old is new again mentality, the first “Red” became a sleeper hit back in 2010. Based on the comic series by Warren Ellis and Cully Hammer, the film followed a bunch of retired CIA agents in their golden years as they showed the uppity youngin’s how… Continue reading “Red 2” Needs a Dose of Energy

John Logan’s 2010 Tony Award® Winner “Red” Chronicles a Creative Crisis of Painter Mark Rothko

PlayMakers Repertory Company will open its 2012-13 main-stage season with “Red,” 50-year-old American dramatist and screenwriter John Logan’s multiple Tony Award-winning play about Russian-born American abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko (1903-70), on Sept. 19-23 and 25-30 and Oct. 2-7 in the Paul Green Theatre in the Center for Dramatic Art on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.