Art

Art is a phenomenon and one of the most successful plays ever.

Having opened in 1996, it took both the West End and Broadway by storm, won Olivier, Tony, Molière and every other major theatre award, and has been packing in audiences worldwide for more than twenty years.

When Serge spends an extortionate amount of money on an all-white modernist painting, his close friends Marc and Yvan are baffled. But does their violent reactions to this provocative canvas mirror more dangerous antagonisms towards each other? Yasmina Reza’s dazzling study of friendship, prejudice and tolerance is a masterpiece.

The all-star cast features BAFTA nominated Nigel Havers (Downton Abbey, Chariots of Fire), Olivier Award-winning Denis Lawson (Bleak House, New Tricks) and British Comedy Award-winning Stephen Tompkinson (The Split, Wild at Heart, Ballykissangel).

 

“YOU’LL ROAR WITH LAUGHTER” NEW YORK POST

“ART IS A PHENOMENON” THE TIMES

“A stroke of genius” METRO

“Works like a charm” THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

“Very funny and exquisitely calibrated” THE INDEPENDENT

“Stylish, stimulating, beautifully constructed" THE MAIL ON SUNDAY

“Yasmina Reza's firecracker of a play... funny and thought-provoking" THE SUNDAY TIMES

 

By Yasmina Reza

Translated by Christopher Hampton

Cast includes Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson

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