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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Sunday, January 3, 2016

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #17: Best Directors of a Play in Community Theatres by Dcmetrotheaterarts Staff

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Directors of Plays in Community Theatres honors go to:  Mark T. Allen for Agatha Christie’s And Then There Wer…

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Friday, December 25, 2015

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #7: Best Performances in a Play in Community Theatres by Dcmetrotheaterarts Staff

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2015 Best Performances in a Play in Community Theatres go to: Best Actor in a Play Christopher Anderson as Thomas in Venus i…

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Sunday, October 25, 2015

Broadway Theater Review: Fool for Love by Lauren Yarger

Fools Abound, but the Lasso Work is the Most Impressive PartBy Lauren YargerSam Shepard’s Fool for Love is another one of those revivals that has me scratching my head. With all the really…

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Fans Have Spoken! Venus in Fur, Constellations & The Gin Game Top Your Fave Two-Handers by Broadway.com

Two actors and a stage: What could be more pure and simple? With a couple of high-profile two-handers recently joining the Broadway boards (the revival of D.L. Coburn's The Gin Game and …

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Sylvia by Cameron Kelsall

Annaleigh Ashford garnered praise and a Tony nomination for her scene-stealing work in Kinky Boots; a year later, she walked away with the prize for her dizzyingly satisfying turn as Essie C…

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Monday, October 12, 2015

Victoria Mack and Ian Kahn Celebrate the Opening of Hard Love by Monica Simoes

Broadway actors Victoria Mack (Venus in Fur) and Ian Kahn (Enron)star in the Actors Company Theatre staging of Hard Love, the romantic drama by Israeli playwright Motti Lerner. The Off-B…

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She Has How Many Broadway Crushes? Nina Arianda Puts It in Writing by Olivia Clement

She oozed confidence and sex appeal in Venus in Fur, a role that saw her win the Tony Award, and now Nina Arianda returns to the Broadway stage in Sam Shepard's classic story of…

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Sunday, October 11, 2015

Review: FOOL FOR LOVE. by Corine Cohen

Fool for Love began previews Tuesday, September 15 and opens Thursday, October 8 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Fool for Love is written by Pulitzer Prize winn…

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Friday, October 9, 2015

Review Roundup: ‘Fool for Love’ by Taylor Mikel

Fool for Love, Sam Shepard’s 1983 play about the obsessive nature of passion, opened on Oct. 8 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Sam Rockwell and Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur) s…

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The triumphant return of Nina Arianda by Terry Teachout

The Wall Street Journal has given me extra space today to review two Broadway revivals, Fool for Love and Old Times, and the Pittsburgh Public Theater’s Diary of Anne Frank. Here’s an ex…

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Thursday, October 1, 2015

'Venus in Fur' explores an intimate struggle for power

Two-character play opens the West End season  

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Theatre Review: ‘Private Eyes’ at Silver Spring Stage by Barbara Trainin Blank

The suspense escalates—punctuated by humor and moments of sheer poetry—in Steven Dietz’s Private Eyes. Somewhat reminiscent of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal and even of David Ives’s Ve…

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Nina Arianda & Sam Rockwell in FOOL FOR LOVE; Tickets from $49 by Contests - Broadway

Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. L…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Victoria Mack and Ian Kahn Will Star in Forbidden Love Two-Hander Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Broadway actors Victoria Mack (Venus in Fur) and Ian Kahn (Enron) have been cast in the Actors Company Theatre staging of Hard Love, the romantic drama by Israeli playwright Motti Lerner. Th…

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Friday, August 28, 2015

Looking Forward: The 2015/2016 Season by Cameron Kelsall

The 2015/2016 theater season has already begun, with the much lauded Broadway premiere of Hamilton (and the less-lauded debut of Amazing Grace) and the first new shows of the Off-Broadway se…

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Spotlight On...Julia Yarwood by Michael Block

Name: Julia YarwoodHometown: Floral Park, NYEducation: BA Dramatic Art, the University of North Carolina, Chapel HillSelect Credits: Anya in The Cherry Orchard, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, J…

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Monday, August 3, 2015

People You Should Know . . . Melissa Ritz by Zack Calhoon

MELISSA RITZ-As an Army ‘brat’, Melissa grew up all over the U.S. and in Germany. She joined the U.S. Air Force out of high school, where she analyzed body fluid in hospital laboratories…

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Theatre Review: ‘Venus in Fur’ at Silver Spring Stage by Kaley Beins

“Don’t we go to plays for passions we don’t get in life?” “I thought we were supposed to go to life for passions we don’t get in life.” So continues the dialogue in Silver Spri…

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Saturday, July 11, 2015

‘Venus in Fur’ at Silver Spring Stage by Susan Brall

Venus in Fur directed by John Dellaporta opened last night at Silver Spring Stage, literally with a bang. The play opens during a thunderstorm that is a metaphor of the action to come, and t…

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Spotlight On...Jenny Strassburg by Michael Block

Name: Jenny StrassburgHometown: Charleston, SCEducation: Marymount Manhattan College, BFA in ActingSelect Credits: Venus in Fur (The Rep), Echoes of the War (The Mint Theatre), The Great Gat…

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