Friday, May 19, 2017

Production news: May 11 to 17 by Giverny Masso

Plays Game of Thrones actor Natalie Dormer is to star alongside David Oakes in the West End premiere of Venus in Fur,

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Odds & Ends: Will & Grace Revival Could Feature Musical Episode, Bronx Tale CD Released & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Is the Will & Grace Revival Serving Up a Musical Episode? Sean Hayes has added a bit more excitement to the end of our w…

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Game of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer to Star in West End Premiere of Venus in Fur by Olivia Clement

David Oakes is also tapped to star in David Ives’ charged two-hander at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

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David Oakes and Natalie Dormer to star in Venus in Fur by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon David Ives’ hit Broadway play Venus in Fur is to receive its West End premiere this autumn starring David Oakes and Natalie Dormer. For a strictly limited nine-week engageme…

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Natalie Dormer to star in West End premiere of Venus in Fur by Tim Bano

Game of Thrones actor Natalie Dormer is to star in a new production of David Ives’ Venus in Fur in the West

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Natalie Dormer and David Oakes Star In VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal Haymarket by BroadwayWorld

TRH Productions will present Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in the West End premiere of David Ives' hit Broadway play Venus in Fur this autumn for a strictly limited nine week engagement at …

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Theatre News: Natalie Dormer and David Oakes to star in Venus in Fur

The Game of Thrones star will play an actress who turns up unannounced for an audition

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NEWS: Natalie Dormer & David Oakes star in West End premiere of Venus in Fur, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in the West End premiere of David Ives’ hit Broadway play VENUS IN FUR for nine weeks at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Review: Venus in Fur (Circle Theatre) by Lauren Whalen

Circle Theatre’s provocative and stunning Venus in Fur and its themes of domination, submission and performance are still with me in the days after the premiere. What could have been disas…

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Good Wife Emmy Nominee Josh Charles & More Join Annie Baker's The Antipodes by Lindsey Sullivan

Two-time Emmy nominee Josh Charles (The Good Wife) and more will join the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker's The Antipodes as part of Signature Theatre's 2016…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Interview: Carson Elrod on His Work in ‘The Liar’ by Jose Solis

Any time Carson Elrod is onstage audience members are assured the ultimate kind of comedic performance: the one that engages with their brains, while tickling their funny bone. As the servan…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

'The Liar' review: 17th century facts and their alternates

David Ives, Stephen Sondheim's collaborator on a new musical and author of the seductively manipulative "Venus in Fur," also has a singular fascination with classic French plays. He is back …

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

The Liar: Classic Stage Company by Sandi Durell

Over four hundred years old and still fresh and funny!       By Joel Benjamin     David Ives (Venus in Fur, New Jerusalem) has breathed new life into Pierre Corneill…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

'The Liar': Theater Review

Acclaimed playwright David Ives of "Venus in Fur' fame delivers 'The Liar,' a verse adaptation of Pierre Corneille's 17th-century French comedy 'Le Menteur.' read more

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Casting Set for Off-Broadway Debut of David Ives’ The Liar by Olivia Clement

The Venus in Fur playwright takes on Pierre Corneille’s 17th century farce of mistaken identities and secrets.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Datebook: ‘Going… Going… GONE!’ at Hudson Guild Theatre, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

‘Going, Going… Gone!’ a new baseball comedy will run through Nov 6, 2016, at Hudson Guild Theatre, Los Angeles. Written by Emmy Award-winning writer (M*A*S*H*, Cheers, The Simpsons) an…

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Monday, October 3, 2016

Spotlight On...Julie Ann Earls by Michael Block

Name: Julie Ann EarlsHometown: Paramus, NJEducation: Boston University, School of Theatre, BFA ActingSelect Credits: Mary Magdalene in The Mysteries (The Flea), Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (A…

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Stephen Sondheim Tackles Luis Bunuel in a Bid for a Comeback by Patrick Pacheco

After a long period of successive flops, Andrew Lloyd Webber found salvation in “School of Rock,” a popular sweet-natured Jack Black film, about a slacker corralling cute kids into a ban…

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Here are the 2016 Ruby Griffith Award Honorees by Joel Markowitz

One month ago, on July 10, 2016, 2nd Star Productions was honored with the ‘Best Overall Production’ honor at Ruby Griffith Awards ceremony for their production of Guys and Dol…

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Spotlight On...Whitney St. Ours by Michael Block

Name: Whitney St. OursHometown: Greater Baltimore, MDEducation: I hold a degree in English Literature from Drew University.Favorite Credits:  As a director: "That's My Time" (web series…

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Theatre News: Announcement of Winners of 2015-16 Ruby Griffith Awards by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

ALL ROUND EXCELLENCE (TROPHY)    2nd Star Productions – Guys and Dolls   BEST MUSICAL                  Silhouette Stages     Next to Normal   BEST PLAY     …

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Thursday, July 7, 2016
Monday, June 27, 2016

Spotlight On...Ilinca Tuvene by Michael Block

Name: Ilinca TuveneHometown: Focșani, Romania (although I moved away as a kid and most grew up in Bucharest)Education: Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute (Two Year Conservatory)Select…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Eliza makes all the right moves in Oak Park 'Pygmalion' by Kerry Reid

Two years ago at the Goodman, Amanda Drinkall left a mark in "Venus in Fur," playing a seemingly innocent actress who teaches an older male director a few things about submission and control…

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Friday, June 10, 2016

Stage review: Pittsburgh Public Theater unveils a smart sexy 'Venus in Fur' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Venus in Fur” storms into Pittsburgh Public Theater with gripping performances and grown-ups-only entertainment about looking for love in all the wrong places. It’s smart and funny, s…

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Stage preview: Public heats up summer with 'Venus in Fur' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A storm is brewing throughout “Venus in Fur.” It begins with the arrival of Vanda, disheveled and full of attitude, accompanied by a thunderclap and a bag of tricks.

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Oh Bondage Up Yours by Sam Hurwitt

Marin Onstage's Venus in Fur doesn’t just do the material justice but actually elevates it.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

18 Incredible Broadway Performances That Deserve Celebration

Tony nomination or not, these actors delivered some of the best performances of the season. 1. Kimiko Glenn, Waitress Kimiko Glenn is making her Broadway debut in Wa…

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Sunday, March 13, 2016

Review: ‘Venus in Fur’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Wendi Winters

Fells Point Corner Theatre’s Venus in Fur will knock you over. Whew! It is amazing! The dynamic talents of actors Andrew Porter and Anne Shoemaker fill the Fells Point Corner Theatre…

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Sunday, January 10, 2016

Review: ‘Venus in Fur’ at The Colonial Players by Ben Fisler

Like all David Ives plays, Venus in Fur is built on everyday life becoming fantasy, as the primary devices of drama, language, and character, systematically move from ambiguity, to instabili…

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