Historyonics Reveals the Soul of Van Gogh
Kowarsky, Gerry, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
THE life of Vincent van Gogh, the great Dutch artist, is the subject of "A Fire in the Soul," the current offering of Historyonics Theater Company.
In fashioning staged readings from primary historical documents, Historyonics has seldom worked with more compelling biographical material than the correspondence between van Gogh and his brother, Theo. The company has made the most of the opportunity with a production of great emotional power and intellectual substance.
Larry Roberson's adaptation of the letters and other sources begins when van Gogh was a minister in a Belgian mining community. He took this position because of his deep spirituality. He lost …
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Publication information: Article title: Historyonics Reveals the Soul of Van Gogh. Contributors: Kowarsky, Gerry - Author. Newspaper title: St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Publication date: February 6, 1996. Page number: 2D. © 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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