Venus In Fur


VENUS IN FUR

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Number of Performances: 183
First Preview : October 13, 2011
Opening Night : November 8, 2011
Closing Night : June 17, 2012

Opening Night Cast
Nina Arianda (Vanda)
Hugh Dancy (Thomas)


Overview
By David Ives | Directed by Walter Bobbie

VENUS IN FUR is the sexiest, funniest, most acclaimed new Broadway play of the season! Written by theatrical mastermind DAVID IVES and directed by Tony Award® winner WALTER BOBBIE, VENUS IN FUR introduces us to Vanda (Tony nominee NINA ARIANDA), a preternaturally talented young actress determined to land the lead in Thomas’ (Emmy nominee HUGH DANCY) new play based on the classic erotic novel, Venus in Fur. Vanda’s emotionally charged audition for the gifted but demanding playwright/director becomes an electrifying game of cat and mouse that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality, seduction and power, love and sex.

REVIEWS & AWARDS

PRODUCTION REVIEWS

“ALL THE HYPE IS TRUE!”
- NEWSDAY

“SMART. SEXY. HILARIOUS.”
-VOGUE

“90 MINUTES OF GOOD KINKY FUN.”
- THE NEW YORK TIMES

“SO SEXY YOU COULD SWEAT.”
-PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

AWARDS

2012 Tony Award®

  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
  • CREDITS

    Opening Night Production Credits

    Theatre Owned / Operated by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer)

    Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer); Produced by arrangement with Jon B. Platt, Scott Landis and Classic Stage Company

    Originally produced by Classic Stage Company

    Written by David Ives

    Directed by Walter Bobbie

    Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Anita Yavich; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners; Associate Scenic Design: Kacie Hultgren; Assistant Costume Design: Nicole Jescinth Smith; Assistant Lighting Design: Gina Scherr; Associate Sound Design: Jason Crystal; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone

    MTC General Manager: Florie Seery; Company Manager: Erin Moeller

    Production Stage Manager: Winnie Y. Lok; Production Manager: Joshua Helman; Stage Manager: Carlos Maisonet; Associate Prod. Mgr: Bethany Weinstein

    MTC Artistic Producer: Mandy Greenfield; MTC Director of Artistic Development: Jerry Patch; MTC Artistic Line Producer: Lisa McNulty; MTC Director of Marketing: Debra Waxman-Pilla; MTC Director of Casting: Nancy Piccione; MTC Director of Development: Lynne Randall; Fight direction by Thomas Schall; Web Design: SpotCo Interactive; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Casting: James Calleri; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Vocal Coach: Deborah Hecht; Press Associate: Christine Olver

    Opening Night Cast

    Nina Arianda (Vanda)
    Hugh Dancy (Thomas)

    Understudies: Mark Alhadeff (Thomas), Victoria Mack (Vanda)

    The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night:

    Venus in Fur
    Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 W. 47th St., New York, NY
    Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St., New York, NY

    Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (11/8/2011 – 12/18/2011)
    Lyceum Theatre (2/7/2012 – 6/17/2012)
    Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Phillip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President).

    Produced by Jon B. Platt, Scott Landis, MTC Productions, Inc. (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer), Jessica R. Jenen, Scott M. Delman, Classic Stage Company.

    Associate Director: Ross Evans.

    General Manager: Bespoke Theatricals; Company Manager: Carol Oune.

    Technical Supervisor: Hudson Theatrical Associates.

    Understudy: Liv Rooth (Vanda).

    BROADWAY REVIEWS

    Venus In Fur Critic ReviewsVenus In Fur Broadway Audience Reviews

    PHOTO GALLERY

    Venus In Fur Photos

    Upcoming Broadway Comedy Seeking Submissions for “You Kept it With You” Sweepstakes

    Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s Pulitzer Prize winning play You Can’t Take It With You, which will be returning to Broadway…

    Read more

    The Barrymore Theatre Box Office Opens Tomorrow for ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’

    The Barrymore Theatre box office will open tomorrow, Wednesday, July 23, for tickets to the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the…

    Read more

    Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez Joins Cast of ‘Pippin’ as “Berthe” Tonight

    Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez, who appeared in the legendary original cast…

    Read more

    ‘Les Miz’ Welcomes New “Javert” Tonight

    Adam Monley, who usually performs the roles of the Bishop of Digne and Combeferre…

    Read more

    July 24 – 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park 2014

    The best of Broadway will be presented FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this…

    Read more

    Broadway Grosses July 14 – July 20, 2014

    Broadway’s Best Shows knows that you want to see the best of the best! To…

    Read more

    Michelle Williams Extends Acclaimed Run in ‘Cabaret’

    Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce Michelle Williams has extended her acclaimed run as “Sally Bowles”…

    Read more

    ‘Of Mice and Men’ Shatters Longacre Theatre House Record Again; Final 8 Performances This Week

    The smash hit revival of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men shattered the house record at the Longacre Theatre for the second time during its critically…

    Read more

    ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Announces Additional Casting

    Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can’t Take It With You announce more cast members for the…

    Read more

    Broadway to Dim Lights Friday July 18th in Memory of Legendary Elaine Stritch

    The Broadway community mourns the loss of actress and singer Elaine Stritch, who passed away today at age 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New…

    Read more

    ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill’ Contest WINNERS Announced

    After much deliberation, Broadway’s Best Shows has chosen five (5) lucky Lady Day contest entrants to each receive the Broadway cast album of Lady…

    Read more

    Broadway-Bound ‘An American in Paris’ to Arrive at the Palace Theatre

    Producers of the upcoming Broadway production of An American in Paris have announced that previews will begin at Broadway’s Palace Theatre March…

    Read more

    Producers of Broadway’s ‘Rocky’ Announce August 17th as Final Fight

    The new Broadway musical Rocky, based on the Academy Award-winning 1976 Sylvester Stallone film of the same title, will end its run after 216 performances…

    Read more

    The Multi Tony Award Winning ‘Hedwig,’ Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Recoups on Broadway

    Producer David Binder is pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, which last month received four…

    Read more
    © Copyright - Broadway's Best Shows - SITE MAP PRIVACY POLICY PARTNERS CONTACT US | 180 West 58 St. New York, NY 10019