Monday, March 19, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘All In The Timing’ at Silver Spring Stage by Peter Orvetti

David Ives first came to the attention of many theatergoers with his “Venus in Fur” eight years ago or with his adaptations of Pierre Corneille’s “The Liar” and Jean-Francois Regna…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Venus in Fur by Arts Review

Ego abounds in Venus in Fur. Like Charlie Kaufman writing himself into the 2002 film, Adaptation, David Ives has written a playwright into the text here, albeit with a few tweaks. Indeed, wh…

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Venus in Fur by Arts Review

Following their much applauded debut with Stupid F**king Bird in February 2017, Lightning Jar Theatre returns with multi award-winning, American playwright David Ives’ Venus in Fur …

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Richard Jordan: Timing is everything when current affairs can make or break plays by Richard Jordan

Venus in Fur, the hit Broadway show by US playwright David Ives, ended its first British run at the Theatre Royal Haymarket last Saturday.

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Gorillaz, “Sylvia” and More by Mark Beech

The London stage this week has music from Orbital to Gorillaz. There are new ballet productions such as “Sylvia” and a new musical, “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.” Plus quite a …

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Fleet Foxes, “Aida,” “Albion”, Cara Dillon by Mark Beech

The London stage this week has music from Fleet Foxes to “Aida”; new shows such as “The Secret Theatre” and many classics.Our format is to list newly opening and one-time shows; thos…

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Photos: Ian McKellen, Imelda Staunton and Kylie Minogue make our top pics of the week

There was a furry special visitor at Venus in Fur as well

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Blondie to “Network” Revival by Mark Beech

The London stage this week has music from Blondie to jazz and “Lucia di Lammermoor” opera; new shows such as “Network” and many classics.Our format is to list newly opening and one-t…

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Friday, November 10, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Joy Donze by Zack Calhoon

Joy Donze is a queer identified New York actor. Favorite credits include: PORTIA (Merchant of Venice) JULIET (R&J), VANDA (Venus in Fur), HERMIA (Midsummer Nights Dream) JENNY JUNE (Fail…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Van Morrison to “Coriolanus” by Mark Beech

The London stage this week has music from jazz to Van Morrison and “Lucia di Lammermoor” opera; new shows such as “The Retreat” and many classics.Our format is to list newly opening …

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

BWW Interview: David Oakes Talks VENUS IN FUR by Marianka Swain

David Oakes's past roles range from The Borgias and Victoria to Shakespeare in Love. He's currently playing opposite Natalie Dormer in dark comedy Venus in Fur at Theatre Royal Haymarket.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Top 17 Shows on London Stage This Week: Mother Courage to Psychic TV by Mark Beech

The London stage offers plenty to intrigue and entertain this week. Visitors and residents of the British capital can try challenging openings such as the new play “Heather” and classic …

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Upgrade Offer: Great Deals On Tickets For VENUS IN FUR by BroadwayWorld

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes star in the West End premiere of David Ives's critically acclaimed Broadway smash hit, VENUS IN FUR. It's playing at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket until 9 D…

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Top 16 Shows on London Stage This Week: Little Dragon to “Coriolanus” by Mark Beech

More mid-season openings are on this week’s list of the best London stage shows. “The Lady From the Sea” relocates Ibsen’s Norway to the Caribbean at Donmar Warehouse while “Coriol…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

VENUS IN FUR – West End ★★★★★ by Anne Cox

Sizzling with eroticism, this provocative, highly seductive two-hander sees Natalie Dormer and David Oakes exquisitely deliver pleasure & pain.

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Monday, October 23, 2017

VENUS IN FUR – West End ★★★ by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

In a swanky London theatre probably more suited to an M&S crowd, Venus In Fur seems an odd choice for a plot which evocatively explores the very origins of S&M.

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Venus in Fur, Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, review: Natalie Dormer shows off her formidable theatrical talent by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

The 'Game of Thrones' actress Dormer and David Oakes star in the West End premiere of David Ives' Broadway hit

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Venus in Fur review – Natalie Dormer mesmerises in timely battle of the sexes by Kathryn Bromwich

Theatre Royal Haymarket, LondonThe Game of Thrones star comes into her own as an actress who toys with a sexist stage director in David Ives’s forward-thinking but flawed comedySometimes e…

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

London Venus in Fur Star David Oakes on Turning On the Audience, Getting Tied Up at Work and More by Matt Wolf

David Oakes played Christopher Marlowe in the 2014 West End stage premiere of Shakespeare in Love only to segue to TV stardom in such series as The Borgias and&…

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Friday, October 20, 2017

VENUS IN FUR – West End by Ian Foster

In Natalie Dormer and David Oakes' hands, directed by Patrick Marber, the continual fluctuations in the relationship between actor and director, man and woman, sub and dom, are gripping thro…

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Review: Venus in Fur at the Theatre Royal Haymarket by Rosemary Waugh

I mean, at least you’d have a woman’s voice... Adelaide Waldrop and Brendan Macdonald record their post-show discussion about David Ives' play. The post Review: Venus in Fur at the Theat…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Venus in Fur at the Theatre Royal Haymarket – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

What an awful moment for Venus in Fur to arrive in the West End. With stories of Hollywood’s deep-seated misogyny dominating the

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Review: Venus In Fur, Theatre Royal Haymarket by Rachael Head

Venus, Aphrodite, or the Goddess of Love. ‘Love’ was a loosely applied term in Ancient Greece, one that could often have been replaced with lust; all-consuming and passionate, but lust n…

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Top Shows on London Stage This Week: “Venus in Fur,” “Aida,” “Albion” by Mark Beech

Some mid-season openings come near the top of this week’s list of the best on the London stage. “Venus in Fur” has been generating plenty of headlines while “Albion” has been quiet…

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Venus in Fur takes a dishearteningly male approach

David Ives’ drama about sex and power opens at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

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Flash Sale: Great Deals On Tickets For VENUS IN FUR by BroadwayWorld

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes star in the West End premiere of David Ives's critically acclaimed Broadway smash hit, VENUS IN FUR. It's playing at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket until 9 D…

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Sexy or Sexist? Natalie Dormer Mixes S&M, Irony for “Venus in Fur” by Hilary Webb

The giant shadow of a leather-clad Natalie Dormer dominates the ceiling of Theatre Royal Haymarket in the latest production of David Ives’s “Venus in Fur.”Dormer leads the entire play …

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Review Round-Ups: Were critics overpowered by Venus in Fur?

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes star in the West End premiere production of David Ives' dark comedy

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Photos: Natalie Dormer and David Oakes celebrate first night of Venus in Fur

The Game of Thrones and Victoria performers opened their two-hander in London

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VENUS IN FUR – West End ❤❤❤❤ by Emma Clarendon

Natalie Dormer shines in this gripping and intense play by David Ives that examines power and desire.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Venus in Fur, Theatre Royal Haymarket review - pain and pleasure in a starry two-hander by Marianka Swain

It's Fifty Shades of Auditioning in this tricksy erotic comedy A hit on Broadway, David Ives’s steamy two-hander now boasts Natalie Dormer and David Oakes, well-known for their screen…

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