The Rembrandt

by  Jessica Dickey

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  4m, 1f

In this world-premiere comedic drama, playwright Jessica Dickey paints shimmering portraits of Rembrandt, Homer and those who protect the art we cherish.

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The Rembrandt

by  Jessica Dickey

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    4m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    90 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

The play opens in a modern-day art museum where three individuals yearn to experience first-hand the wonder and glory of Rembrandt’s work. When a museum guard decides to touch a famous Rembrandt painting, a remarkable journey across the ages ensues. Spanning centuries of human experience, The Guard movingly explores the power of creative expression and the sacrifices we make in the pursuit of love and beauty.
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Reviews

"It’s funny, sweet, melancholy and emotionally engaging." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"Inventive and thoughtfully composed play." Rescripted

"A charming morsel of a play with a bit of sorrow and a nod to death." Berkshire Fine Arts

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  • Professional Theatre

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  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Duration: 90 minutes

Casting

4m, 1f
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Jessica Dickey

Jessica Dickey, a native of Pennsylvania, began her research on Amish culture in order to write her play The Amish Project, which was praised by audiences and critics alike during its Off-Broadway run at the prestigious Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in New York City. The Amish Project is a fictional exploration of t ...

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