Modigliani by Dennis McIntyre

"Painters paint to get sold. That's the only reason they paint."

As the quintessential "starving artist," Amedeo Modigliani stumbled through most of his life in a haze of alcohol, hash and ether (to treat his many ailments). In this play, we find him destitute and totally without prospects. His equally hapless compatriots, Chaim Soutine and Maurice Utrillo, provide some much needed comedy in what is quite a depressing story. It is ultimately redemptive and really heartbreaking to see him demise and eventual rebirth.

Characters: 6M, 1W
Scenes/Monologues: Many man/man and man/woman scenes. Lots of monologues for Modigliani.

Recommended by: Adam

Also by Dennis McIntyre:
Established Price
National Anthems
Split Second