'The Pitmen Painters’ and ‘Red’
This week's Stage Picks are two plays about artists.
Folks who love theater and art are in luck this weekend, as two plays about painters are opening at Palm Beach County theaters. Lee Hall’s ‘The Pitmen Painters,’ about 1930s British miners who discover a passion for painting, opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks, 201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, where it runs through March 11. Declan Mooney and Kim Cozort are featured in the play by the ‘Billy Elliot’ author, with performances at 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday-Sunday. Tickets are $55 (students pay $10). Call 561-514-4042 or visit www.palmbeachdramaworks.org.
Just to the north, the Maltz Jupiter Theatre is offering up its version of John Logan’s ‘Red,’ the drama about painter Mark Rothko that played GableStage earlier this season. ‘Red’ runs through Feb. 26, with performances at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $51-$58. The Maltz is at 1001 E. Indiantown Rd., Jupiter. Call 561-575-2223 or visit www.jupitertheatre.org.
See and Do
- Dennis Watkins brings magic back to the Arsht in ‘The Magnificents’
- South Beach Comedy Festival celebrates a decade of jokes
- ‘Pippin’ works its razzle-dazzle magic at the Broward Center
- Billy Porter plays Colony Theater this weekend
- ‘Newsies’ brings its dancing David and Goliath story to the Arsht
- ‘Book of Mormon’ walks its fine line, this time at the Arsht Center
- Broward presents a revamped 'Phantom of the Opera'
- Alliance Theatre Lab’s 'The Originals' presents solo shows
- FUNDarte’s ‘Writing in Sand’ looks at Miami’s migrant women
- Hard times hit the American Dream in Zoetic Stage’s ‘Detroit’