Portraits

by  Jonathan Bell

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 4f

"[This] highly charged theatrical experience [is] about community and recovery." - New York Magazine

"A powerful reminder of why theatre matters." - The New Yorker

"The character studies...have remarkable life-like quality…

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Six vibrant characters come to life in an artist's studio in lower Manhattan, each a witness to the events of September 11, 2001. The artist, who also narrates, finds his dreams are haunted by imaginary survivors and he is inspired by Picasso's masterpiece Guernica to weave these images into a commemorative portrait. Four monologues and one dualogue reveal the moving stories underlying each figure.
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"[This] highly charged theatrical experience [is] about community and recovery." - New York Magazine

"A powerful reminder of why theatre matters." - The New Yorker

"The character studies...have remarkable life-like quality.'' - Variety

"Enormously important...because of its essential humanity.'' - NYTheatre.com

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