POLLOCK [US premiere]
In this play, acclaimed French playwright Fabrice Melquiot highlights how it is impossible to fully understand the brilliance and madness of Jackson Pollock without studying his marriage to artist Lee Krasner. POLLOCK explores the charged empty space between Pollock (performed by Jim Fletcher) and Krasner (performed by Birgit Huppuch); between his genius and her spirit; between the inhibitions of the former and the frustrations of the latter.
Post performances discussion will take place on February 16 with Fabrice Melquiot and the creative team, and on February 22 with the creative team.
[Equity Approved Showcase]
Written by Fabrice Melquiot
A production of Compagnie de la Vallée / l’héliotrope
With Jim Fletcher and Birgit Huppuch
Directed by Paul Desveaux,Compagnie de la Vallée / l’héliotrope
Translated in English by Kenneth Casler & Myriam Heard
Co-presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York and Abrons Arts Center