Master abstract expressionist Mark Rothko has just landed the biggest commission in the history of modern art, a series of murals for New York’s famed Four Seasons Restaurant. In the two fascinating years that follow, Rothko works feverishly with his young assistant, Ken, in his studio on the Bowery. But when Ken gains the confidence to challenge him, Rothko faces the agonizing possibility that his crowning achievement could also become his undoing. RED creates a searing portrait of an artist’s ambition and vulnerability as he tries to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting.

Cast & Creatives


John Logan


Tazewell Thompson


Jonathan Epstein


Thomas Leverton

Set Designer

Donald Eastman

Costume Designer

Harry Nadal

Lighting Designer

Stephen Quandt

Sound Designer

J Hagenbuckle