This rehearsed reading of Art, by Yasmina Reza, is part of Play It by Ear, a programme of shows for The Everyman stage available via live audio stream.
Three friends quarrel over a work of modern art – in effect, a blank canvas – exposing just how fragile friendship can be.
How much would you pay for a painting with nothing on it? Would it be art? Marc’s best friend Serge has just bought a very expensive – and very white – painting. To Marc, the painting is a joke, and as battle lines are drawn, old friends use it to settle scores. With their friendship hanging in the balance, the question becomes: how much is a painting worth?