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"Art"

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How much would you pay for a painting with nothing on it? Would it be "art"? Marc's best friend Serge has just bought a very expensive - and very white - painting. To Marc, it is a joke, and as battle lines are drawn, old friends use the painting to settle scores. With friendships hanging in the balance, the question becomes: how much is a work of "art" worth? A Tony Award winner for Best Play and Oliver Award winner for Best Comedy.Includes interviews with actors Bob Balaban and Brian Cox, as well as an interview with translator Christopher Hampton.An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:Bob Balaban as SergeBrian Cox as MarcJeff Perry as YvanDirected by Peter Levin. Translated by Christopher Hampton. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.
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Tony Award winner for Best Play and Olivier Award winner for Best Comedy. How much would you pay for a painting with nothing on it? Would it be art? Marc's best friend Serge has just bought a very expensive – and very white - painting. To Marc, the painting is a joke, and as battle lines are drawn, old friends use it to settle scores. With friendships hanging in the balance, the question becomes: how much is a painting worth? “A nonstop cross-fire of crackling language (and) serious issues of life and art…sounds like a marriage of Molière and Woody Allen,” writes Newsweek. A full-cast production featuring: Bob Balaban, Brian Cox, Jeff Perry

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