PICASSO'S WOMEN: The Darker Side of Genius

"In 1954, I had this idea of bringing together many of Pablo Picasso's former lovers and wives under the pretext of cooperating in writing a book about him."
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Aramazd Stepanian
Theater
North Hollywood, California
United States
5 Team Members

PICASSO'S WOMEN: THE DARKER SIDE OF GENIUS is a fascinating and educated look into the private lives of the celebrated and mysterious art icon Pablo Picasso, and the women that were at some point caught in the devastating tornado of loving him.


The play provides an entirely new perspective and understanding of Picasso, his art, and inspirations to those who might be unaware of the intricate, delicate, and often times complicated inner workings of his personal life.


More specifically, this play focuses on six women who's stories are overlooked by a world obsessed with an icon it praised nearly to the point of deification; a world that never saw him as the man he really was, a world that never knew the women he trampled.


"I want you to tell your stories, Don't you see? We could tell the truth, show the world what Picasso was really lIke, what he did to us. We could call it Picasso's Women, or something similar. You could say whatever you wanted to. Most people think of us as temporary helpers, insignificant muses, disposable models and sex slaves for him; and each of us ready to stab the one before so we could occupy that position. And so we've always been at each other's throats. Now we don't have to be. Now we can redefine ourselves- and him." FRANCOISE GILOT - PICASSO'S WOMAN: THE DARKER SIDE OF GENIUS 


Ball Point Productions is also creating a "Making of Picasso's Women" documentary to give back to the people that contribute a minimum of 20 dollars to this amazing endeavor, as well as to add a bit of permanence to this theatrical portrayal of history as the world deserves to have it and in honor of these incredible women that inspired and possessed Picasso as much as he inspired and possessed them. 


And further, those (in the US) who contribute 25 dollars or more will receive, along with the "Making of Documentary," a Recorded Performance of the Entire Play.*

Congratulations to the cast and crew of PICASSO'S WOMEN: The Darker Side of Genius on completing this beautiful and provocative theatre production, despite ANY obstacles! We, at Ugo Indie-Go, have been SO inspired and honored to be a witness to the Magic you have all created together, and not just the play, but also the amazing fire and chemistry that radiated in and through each of you and towards each other. 

While we now have the ability to share, to a certain degree, this experience with people all over the world via the video production of Picasso's Women: The Darker Side of Genius, we can never truly relate to anyone what it was like to be in the midst of All OF YOU when you were In Your Element. The Elements that each of you took direct hold of and formed into gold with YOUR Cohesive Collaboration and Masterful Skills of Theatre Alchemy. All together, the whole lot of you truly was and is The Brighter Side of Genius, Aramazd's Women... and Fellas's too. :)

Thank you to everyone who contributed so far! You're contributions have made a world of difference! You are a shining light and the evidence that one day-

 The Theatre Will Thrive - It's Time for a Theatre Revolution! 

SO please make a contribution big or small and JOIN US in Taking the Stage and Choosing the Message, after all:

"All the worlds indeed a stage, and we are merely players." - The Bard

Visit Picasso's Women: The Darker Side of Genius on FaceBook for more info.

BUT THAT'S NOT ALL!

Check out our list of fantastic Perks ——>

Thank you for your careful consideration and for finding an interest in this particular group of professionals who's dedication and terrific work ethic was so easy to capture, that has inspired us to create this campaign for them.

That was our contribution, which we hope in turn inspires YOU to contribute too!

Oh yeah! All donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law! Yeah, non profit!

LINKS TO MORE VIDEOS:

The Aramazd - A word from the Director http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiaidaICZq0

LINK TO REVIEW:

 http://tolucantimes.info/section/theatre_review/picassos-women-the-darker-side-of-genius/

- Ball Point Productions            

Want your production documented and recorded?

Contact us at: BallPointProductions@gmail.com

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  • $5USD
    Grease the Wheel

    We got this train rolling, help us keep our momentum by Greasing the Wheel. You will be listed in the Special Thank You portion of the credits in the "MAKING OF PICASSO'S WOMEN" Documentary.

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  • $10USD
    Coal For The Furnace

    The train is rolling, the wheels are being greased, now a little coal to throw in the furnace. Let's start gaining some speed! We think we can, we think we can! A credit in the Making Of DVD, and you will be specifically mentioned in a Thank You Video featuring one of our actors doing a monologue dedicated to you.

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  • $25USD
    Railroad Spike!

    The train is rolling, and as long as those Railroad Spikes are holding down The Tracks we continue on to our destination. Next stop, SUCCESS! Along with the MAKING OF credits and Personal Thank You Video, we will be sending you a PICASSO'S WOMEN Postcard signed by Aramazd (director).

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  • $50USD
    The Coal Shovel! + Sketches

    You are really getting this train moving! Every piece of coal helps, but your shovel full makes a big difference! MAKING OF Credit, Personel mention in Thank You Video and 1 small framed Sketch drawn by Russ (older Picasso), or Walter (young Picasso) DURING a rehearsal or performance of the play. Pictures of the Sketches are or will soon be in our gallery and updates.

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    Estimated delivery: March 2014
  • $100USD
    2nd Passenger Car Sketches

    Same as above, PLUS 1 PICASSO'S WOMEN T-shirt, and 1 Poster Signed by the Cast and Director

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  • $125USD
    First Class Passenger Car

    Same as above, PLUS 1 DVD of the FULL VIDEO PRODUCTION of PICASSO'S WOMEN. (You can see the play AT HOME!) AND 1 Large (instead of small) Framed Pencil Sketch by Russ or Walter performing AS Picasso! Check Gallery and Updates regularly.

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  • $150USD
    First Class Passenger for 2

    Same as First Class Passenger, plus 2 PICASSO'S WOMEN T-shirts

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  • $222USD
    A Players Visions

    A small Oil on Canvas painting created during rehearsal and performances of the play. Check Gallery for constant updates to see the paintings!

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    Estimated delivery: March 2014
  • $250USD
    A Players Visions +

    Same as (A Players Visions), PLUS 1 Photograph of the Cast and Director with a personally addressed and signed Thank You Card. and 2 Picasso's Women T-Shirts.

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  • $333USD
    The 5th Wall

    A large Oil on Canvas painting created during rehearsals and performances of the play. See our updates and gallery!

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    Estimated delivery: March 2014
  • $500USD
    Life With Picasso!

    A large Oil on Canvas painting, PLUS 1 Picasso's Women Poster 2 PW T-Shirts 2 PW Coffee Mugs (different prints)

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  • $750USD
    Life With Picasso's Women!

    ALL Life With Picasso perks, PLUS A FULL COPY OF THE SCRIPT signed by the Director Aramazd, and the Cast! AND you will now be an ALL TIME VIP! You are welcome to attend ANY and ALL C.A.P.S. Theatre Productions, and there will be many. You will be added to our Mailing List and will receive a special Notification and Invitation to every production.

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  • $1,000USD
    Life With Aramazd!

    1 Post Card Signed by Aramazd (Director) 1 small Sketch, 1 Large Sketch, 1 small Oil on Canvas 1 Large Oil on Canvas, 2 PW T-Shirts 2 PW Coffee Mugs (different prints) 1 Signed Copy of the Entire Script! You will receive, along with a special Notice and Invitation to every CAPS production, A Poster of every coming C.A.P.S. production Signed by the Cast and Directors of those productions, to start a collection on your wall.

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  • $5,000USD
    APOTHEOSIS!!!

    A GREAT PERSON! You have Created an Entire Reality that is the World of Theatre! You are Credited as Executive Producer for this AND our NEXT PRODUCTION! All perks of "Life With Aramazd," AND we will deliver (in US) The Mural Size Visions of Guernica by Russ Andrade, Performing as Pablo Picasso!

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