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Duration: 11 Nov - 9 Dec
HURRY LAST DAYS! "A cleverly constructed play, brilliantly executed...one not to be missed" - Ewen Coleman, Dom Post
Price: $25 - $52
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Writer: David Ives
Director: Andrew Foster

Circa Two
11 Nov – 9 Dec
Preview 10 Nov

Tues – Sat 7.30pm
Sunday 4.30pm

No latecomers allowed

$25 – $52
Runtime: 100 mins (no interval)

Important: contains strong language and sexual content

Sexy. Smart. Mischievous. Erotic.

“A cleverly constructed play, brilliantly executed…the two complement each other perfectly to make this electrifying production one not to be missed” – Ewen Coleman, Dom Post


 

Photo credit: Stephen A’Court. COPYRIGHT ©Stephen A’Court

Photo credit: Stephen A’Court. COPYRIGHT ©Stephen A’Court

 

LADIES’ NIGHT OUT!

7.30pm Weds 6th December

Receive a complimentary glass of Gladstone bubbles with each ticket purchased for the Wednesday 6th Dec Venus in Fur performance.

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Thomas, a young playwright-turned director, has adapted a scandalous 19th century novella for the stage. Known as the birthplace of sado-masochism, Venus in Furs charts an obsessive relationship between a man and the mistress to whom he becomes enslaved.

Eager to connect with contemporary audiences, Thomas wants to cash in on the success of Fifty Shades of Grey. But he’s finding it hard to cast his leading lady. Enter Vanda, an actress desperate to impress. As Thomas reluctantly agrees to audition her desire twists and turns on itself, blurring the lines between play-acting and reality.

Nominated for Best Play at the 2012 Tony awards, Venus in Fur is a tantalising and unsettling exploration of sexual politics both on and offstage – an absolute audience dazzler.

“A delicious study of sexual power dynamics” – LA Times

“Seriously smart and very funny” – NY Times

 

REVIEWS:

Venus in Fur: A cleverly constructed play, brilliantly executed – Ewen Coleman, Dom Post 13 Nov 2017

TOUCH AND GO POLITICALLY – Theatreview – Zoe Joblin 12 Nov 2017