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Broadway's Tony Award-Winning Best Play Red Recoups logo
Alfred Molina and Eddie Redmayne in Red
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The 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Red, has recouped its $2.25 million production costs as of the week ending June 20. The play, written by John Logan and directed by Michael Grandage, is currently playing a limited engagement at the Golden Theatre, through June 27.

The play is set in 1958 when Mark Rothko received the art world's largest commission to create a series of murals for The Four Seasons restaurant in the new Seagram building on Park Avenue. Under the watchful gaze of his young assistant, and the threatening presence of a new generation of artists, Rothko faces his greatest challenge yet: to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting.

Alfred Molina plays Rothko, with Eddie Redmayne as his assistant. The production is designed by Christopher Oram, with lighting design by Neil Austin. The composer and sound designer is Adam Cork.

In addition to Best Play, the production won Tonys for Grandage, Redmayne, Oram, Austin, and Cork.

For TheaterMania's review of Red, click here.

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