By Yazmina Reza

Directed by Michael J. Laskowski

How much would you pay for a white painting? Would it matter who the painter was? Would it be art? One of Marc's best friends, Serge, has just bought a very expensive painting. It's about five feet by four, all white with white diagonal lines. To Marc, the painting is a joke, but Serge insists Marc doesn't have the proper standard to judge the work. Another friend, Ivan, though burdened by his own problems, allows himself to be pulled into this disagreement. Eager to please, Ivan tells Serge he likes the painting. Lines are drawn and these old friends square off over the canvas, using it as an excuse to relentlessly batter one another over various failures. As their arguments become less theoretical and more personal, they border on destroying their friendships. At the breaking point, Serge hands Marc a felt tip pen and dares him: "Go on." This is where the friendship is finally tested, and the aftermath of action, and its reaction, affirms the power of those bonds.

Winner of the 1998 Tony for Best Play and winner of the 1996 Olivier Award for Best Comedy.

Produced by Vintage Theatre at The Art Garage, 1400 Cedar St, Green Bay, WI 54302

Performances: March 13-15, 2015

Performance Times: Friday and Saturday at 7:00pm, Sunday at 2:00pm

Ticket Prices: 12 dollars adults 10 dollars seniors/students

Call 920-448-6800 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Three men ages twenty-five and up are needed for this production and actors will be asked to do cold readings from the script.

Auditions will be held at the Neenah Public Library, December 15 at 7:00pm. Rehearsals will also be held at the Neenah Public Library. Performances will be held at the Green Bay Art Garage, March 13-15.

If you have questions or would like to get a copy of the script to read please e-mail director Michael Laskowski at