Madonna played Loren in ‘Up For Grabs’, an art dealer desperately trying to sell a Jackson Pollock painting for a ridiculous amount of money to several possible buyers. Loren finds herself in the most extreme and funny situations just to sell that painting, all because she made a ‘deal’ and her husband doesn’t agree.

Madonna as Loren

  • Year: 2002
  • Where: Wyndhams Theater, London UK
  • When: May 9 – July 13

Facts

  • It debuted on May 13 but officially premiered on May 23, 2002
  • First Madonna included matinee shows in the schedule but these were canceled as they conflicted with her studio time for the recording of her new album
  • The play ‘Up For Grabs’ was written by David Williamson and debuted on stage before in Australia in 2001
  • Besides Madonna the stars of the play in London were: Tom Irwin, Megan Dodds, Daniel Pino, Sian Thomas, Michael Lerner and Debora Weston
  • Madonna helped compose the soundtrack to the play as well

Up For Grabs

July 2002

Kimberly van Pinxteren

Up For Grabs (in retrospect)

July 2002

Kimberly van Pinxteren

Up For Grabs

London July 2002