“Venus in Fur” Review on mlive.com

3 1/2 out of 4 stars review

Have you seen the review for Venus in Fur ? 3.5 out of 4 stars! We at Actors’ Theatre are incredibly proud of this show. Here’s an excerpt from the article on www.mlive.com:

Review: Actors’ Theatre ‘Venus in Fur’ a sexy, scintillating look at gender dynamics

Tricia Woolfenden | grentertainment@mlive.comBy Tricia Woolfenden | grentertainment@mlive.com 

Some battles are fought with heavy artillery and firepower. The power play at the core of “Venus in Fur” is waged with a far less predictable, some might say more potent, weapon: Human sexuality.

Actors’ Theatre launched the opening performance Thursday, Dec. 12, in the wake of a two-day winter storm system that left downtown side streets buried in nearly as much snow as there is subtext to playwright David Ives’ work. Presented with a single sparse set and one intermission-free act, the play relies entirely upon the interchange between its two performers: Vanda Jordan (Ellie Frances) and Thomas Novachek (Kyle Los). []

First go over to www.mlive.com and read the rest of the article, then jump over to www.atgr.org and reserve your seats! There are performances tonight and tomorrow, and next week Thurs. – Sat., December 19-21. All shows are at 8:00PM.

Don’t forget – there is a talkback after tonight’s performance! Be sure and join us!

Kyle Los plays Thomas and Ellie Frances plays Vanda during the dress rehearsal of the Actors' Theatre production of 'Venus in Fur' Wednesday night. (Katy Batdorff | MLive.com)

Kyle Los plays Thomas and Ellie Frances plays Vanda during the dress rehearsal of the Actors’ Theatre production of ‘Venus in Fur’ Wednesday night. (Katy Batdorff | MLive.com)

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