• Master Works: The MOBA PlaysPasst Production

Master Works: The Rembrandt Plays

February 2010: Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater, Minneapolis, MN

Commedia Beauregard returned to the world of fine art for another series of plays translated from paintings. This time we featured the works of Rembrandt van Rijn. Six locally & nationally recognized Twin Cities playwrights and six up-and-coming directors brought forth creations based on curso gestão de pessoas works such as: “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp”, “Danae”, “Woman Bathing”, “Philosopher in Meditation”, “Aristotle Contemplates the Bust of Homer”, and “Carcass of Beef”.


The Doctor's Lesson - Sophie (Katie Starks) examines a dead man's trinket. Inspiration - Karen (Nicole Joy Frethem) and Tom (Nicholas Leeman) share a moment in frustration.The Wrathful and the Sullen - Boadicea (Mame Pelletier) debates her fate as Polydore (Joey Metzger) looks on.Time Lapse - Nikki (Carly Wicks) gives her father (Tom Lloyd) a loving kiss. Danae - Alan Cloud The Woman No One Ever Saw - A woman (Heidi Berg) and her son (Michael Venske) share a moment.





The Plays

The Doctor's Lesson by Christopher O. Kidder
Directed by Crystal G. Schneider
Based on the painting "The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp"

Tulp: Andrew Northrop
Adriaan: Ben Layne
Sophie: Katie Starks

Inspiration by Greg Bonine-Giles
Directed by Matthew Greseth
Based on the painting "Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of Homer"

Karen: Nicole Joy Frethem
Tom: Nicholas Leeman

The Wrathful and the Sullen by Adam Sharp
Directed by Edward Linder
Based on the painting "Woman Bathing"

Boadicea: Mame Pelletier
Polydore: Joey Metzger

Time Lapse by Matthew A. Everett
Directed by Tera Kilbride
Based on the painting "Philosopher in Meditation"

James: Tom Lloyd
Nikki: Carly Wicks
Parker: Johann Hauser-Ulrich

Danae by Brian Watson-Jones
Directed by Michael Bruckmueller
Based on the painting "Danae"

Pythia: Lana Rosario
Acrisius: Alan Cloud
Suneidesis: Andrew Northrop
Danae: Laurel Orman

The Woman No One Ever Saw
by Shanan Custer
Directed by Bethany Simmons
Based on the painting "Carcass of Beef"

Woman: Heidi Berg
Son: Michael Venske


Best Translation: The Doctor's Lesson by Christopher O. Kidder, directed by Crystal G. Schneider

Audience Favorite: The Wrathful and the Sullen by Adam Sharp, directed by Edward Linder

Reviews & Other Press

Minnesota PlayList -- Audience Reviews
Minnesota Public Radio -- Art Hounds: Master Works, Childish Films, Field of Medicine Band
Minneapolis Star-Tribune -- Onstage spotlights: "The Rembrandt Plays," more
Minnesota Public Radio -- State of the Arts: Your Weekend Outlook

A night well worth while. I look forward to the next in the series.

Ginger J, Audience Member, Minnesota PlayList
Click Here for Full Review