Benefit Performances of 'Art' Come to TAMIU Friday, Saturday
What is art? What does it mean to be a true friend and a mentor? Find
out how these two questions are related as guest actors perform "Art"
at the Sam Johnson Black Box Theater at Texas A&M International University's
Center for the Fine and Performing Arts, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.
Although the Tony Award-winning play appears to be a discussion on the
notion of modern art, it also examines the dynamics of the roles of the
three characters. "Art" explores the challenges of a 15-year
friendship after a man, Serge, buys a white painting for a large sum of
Former Laredoan Phil Kazen, John O'Neill and Bill Gundry star in the
short play directed by Jerry Watson. Written originally in French by playwright
Yazmina Reza, and later translated into English, it debuted in Paris,
The run-through starts at 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 21 at the Sam Johnson
Black Box Theater.
Admission for the play is $10 for adults and $5 for students. Call 326.2654
or 326.2175 to purchase tickets in advance. Ticket sales benefit the Department
of Fine and Performing Arts.
For more information, e-mail Dana Crabtree at email@example.com,
call 326.3040 or visit offices at the Fine and Performing Arts Center.
University office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information
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