“Venus in Fur” Opens Tonight – Talkback on Friday

It’s opening night! There are still a few seats available, go to www.atgr.org and reserve yours now! Venus in Fur runs Dec. 12 – 14 and 19-21, 2013. All shows are at 8pm.

Join us this Friday evening, December 13, after the performance of Venus In Fur for a talk back with special guest panelists who will discuss the original work of “Venus In Furs” by Leopold Von Sacher Masoch – on which the play is based. Other topics for discussion will include: gender roles, feminism, power and control, and much more!

Our guest panelists include: 

Susan M. Williams: GRCC Faculty – Assistant Professor of History: ABD, Department of History; Major Field: East European History; Minor Fields: History of Gender & Sexuality, Russian and East European Studies; Fulbright Scholar, Romania, 2006-2007.; M.A., European History
David Cope: Grand Rapids Poet Laureate 2011-2014. AB, U of Michigan (studied under Robert Hayden); MA + 30, Western Michigan University. Taught Shakespeare, Drama, Creative Writing at GRCC for decades. Award winning author, edit, and publisher for over 40 years.

Elena Gormley: Venus in Fur Dramaturg – BA of Fine Arts in Performing Arts.

*The talk back should begin at approx. 9:30 pm. You DO NOT need to attend that night’s performance to attend the talk back.


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