Yasmina Reza’s comedy “Art” hits the Kelsey Theatre stage April 29 – May 1 on the Mercer County Community School (MCCC) campus, 1200 Aged Trenton Highway, West Windsor. Tickets are $20 for older people and $18 for college students, seniors and small children and can be ordered on the net at www.KelseyTheatre.org or by contacting 609-570-3333.
The a number of award-successful engage in (translated from French by playwright/screenwriter Christopher Hampton) takes a hilarious search at the bonds of friendship seen by means of the prism of fashionable art and asks the concerns: How considerably would you spend for a painting that was a white canvas? Would it subject who the painter was? Would it be art?
The story starts when a single of Marc’s very best good friends, Serge, buys a “quite abnormal” costly portray. To Marc, the painting is a joke. On the other hand, Serge insists Marc would not have the suitable normal to decide the perform. Yvan – one more mate – will get pulled into the dialogue. Lines are drawn and the good friends sq. off over the canvas. Arguments develop into a lot less theoretical and far more personalized and border on destroying their longtime friendships. So the true dilemma is discovered: “How a lot is a portray truly value?”
Yasmina Reza is an award-winning French playwright, novelist, memoirist and actor best acknowledged for her satiric plays that discuss to contemporary center-course anxieties. Her do the job has been translated into much more than 30 languages.
“Art” is directed by Frank Ferrara of West Windsor and options Michael Gilbert of Cranbury as Marc, Carlos Gonzalez-Najera of Burlington as Yvan and Mark Falango of Titusville as Serge.
The output crew consists of producer/stage supervisor Jenn Gregg of Ewing set designer Alan Naidoff of Princeton and Shawn Simmons of Hamilton lights designer Vicki Kaiser of East Windsor and seem designer Evan Paine of Hamilton.
Friday, April 29 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 30 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, Could 1 at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $20 for grown ups, $18 for young children, college students and senior citizens. Tickets may possibly be obtained on the internet at KelseyTheatre.org or by contacting the Kelsey Box Business at 609-570-3333. Tickets may also be purchased specifically at https://ci.ovationtix.com/35232.
Kelsey Theatre is situated on the MCCC campus at 1200 Old Trenton Highway in West Windsor Township. The theater is wheelchair available and totally free parking is readily available upcoming to the creating. Assisted listening products are obtainable upon ask for. For a finish listing of activities, visit the Kelsey website at www.KelseyTheatre.org.
Be aware: Masks are encouraged but not expected in the theater.