Picasso at the Lapin Agile

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Picasso at the Lapin Agile As listed in the title of my play review, the name of the play is Picasso at the Lapin Agile. It is a rather fitting title to this play and production. The time I went and seen this play was December 4, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. The place in which I viewed the play was our very own Overbrook Theatre, the viewing place for the productions put on by Muskegon Community College. This specific play is produced by a well-known playwright, Steve Martin. The play was originally written back in the year 1993, but has been put on by many different theatres across the world since then. The focus of this play is a spoof on how it would play out if there was somehow a meeting that occurred between Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein, one of the greatest artist and greatest thinkers ever. They are arguably two of the most influential people of the 20th century, and definitely help mold our world into what it is today. I think the topics and main themes and ideas can all be tied together into a single category because they all relate. The main topics, themes, and ideas of this play would be men and women and their relationships, theater, art, science and celebrity. When Picasso and Einstein meet, they discuss art, science, women, sex and the future. The two young men are competing for preeminence of at the very birth (dawn) of the modern era that is upon them. This imagined meeting took place in lively bar in 1904, the Lapin Agile, a famous cabaret in the Montmartre district of Paris. Famous for its clientele, the Lapin Agile, at the turn of the 20th century, was like a camping ground for the artistic type, such as Picasso. Lapin Agile, is just French for the name Nimble Rabbit. I think this is very symbolic of the colorful characters that Picasso, Einstein and Presley encounter during their time in this popular Paris bar. The way I would describe this

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