Vincent - A Play by Leonard Nimoy
Red Alchemy Theatre Company / Directed by Christine Scarry & Starring Peter McCamley
In this Irish première, against the visual backdrop of over one hundred of his greatest masterpieces, director Christine Scarry and actor Peter McCamley gloriously recreate the world of the misunderstood genius, giving the audience a moving insight into the turbulent life and times of the great painter. Anyone who loves art, passion and life itself should see this play; it is a renewing experience and an insight into one of history’s most gifted, haunted masters.
Based on more than 500 letters exchanged between van Gogh and his brother Theo, the play examines the passion and torment of the extraordinary artist's life and death as seen through his brother's eyes. As van Gogh's paintings are projected in the background, Peter McCamley becomes both Theo van Gogh and Vincent in this compelling, touching portrayal that has thrilled theater-goers across the world.
This powerful, moving play was written and originally performed on Broadway by Leonard Nimoy (better known to audiences as Star Trek’s Mr. Spock), for which he garnered a Tony Award.
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"A theatrical triumph!"
"Peter McCamley was exceptional as Theo and Vincent Van Gogh."
"Direction by Christine Scarry was inspired and inspirational."