Get Tickets Now

Buy Tickets to Venus in Fur
$70 - $75

Theatre Information

East 13th Street/CSC Theatre (New York, NY)
136 East 13th Street

Schedule

Tuesday through Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 2pm & 8pm
Sunday at 2pm

Get Show News + Discounts

From playwright David Ives and director Walter Bobbie, the creative team behind CSC's critically acclaimed production of New Jerusalem, comes Venus in Fur, a new play based on one of literature's most infamous erotic novels. Venus in Fur goes behind the scenes to an audition for a play in which the lines between fantasy and reality, seduction and power, and love and hate blur.


Ensemble Theatre Celebrates 40th Anniversary with THE SCHOOL FOR LIES, DEATH OF A SALESMAN, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce its 40thAnniversary 2018-2019 season of shows as it offers a stunning selection of extraordinary experiences for its subscribers and audiences. (more...)

Writers Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of WITCH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the World Premiere of Witch, written by Jen Silverman, inspired by The Witch of Edmonton by Rowley, Dekker & Ford. Witch, directed by Marti Lyons, runs September 26 - December 16, 2018 in the Gillian Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

Dramatic Repertory Co. Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Dramatic Repertory Company (Keith Powell Beyland, Artistic Director) proudly announces its 2018/2019 Season of three Maine Premiere productions. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ensemble Theatre Company Presents THE SCHOOL FOR LIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the first show of its 40th Anniversary 2018-2019 Season, the deliciously hilarious THE SCHOOL FOR LIES, written by David Ives (the playwright of ETC's wildly popular 2013 production of The Liar) and directed by Jonathan Fox. THE SCHOOL FOR LIES begins previews on Thursday, October 4, opens on Saturday, October 6, and runs through Sunday, October 21, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. (more...)

CVRep Opens Season With HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel. The play is a funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man. (more...)

Casting Announced For Haven Theatre's DIRECTORS HAVEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Haven Theatre is pleased to announce casting for its fourth DIRECTORS HAVEN, the company's ever-growing initiative annually showcasing the talents of three rising directors. The 2018 productions are helmed by Charlotte Drover, Airos Sung-En Medill and Dani Wieder. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Co Opens Season with THE SCHOOL FOR LIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the first show of its 40thAnniversary 2018-2019 Season, the deliciously hilarious THE SCHOOL FOR LIES, written by David Ives (the playwright of ETC's wildly popular 2013 production ofThe Liar) and directed by Jonathan Fox. THE SCHOOL FOR LIES begins previews on Thursday, October 4, opens on Saturday, October 6, and runs through Sunday, October 21, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. (more...)

DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE Returns To Los Angeles LGBT Center For Three Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and Blanket Fort Entertainment have announced three special Halloween performances of the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival breakout hit Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SCHOOL FOR LIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2018

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY has announced the first show of its 40th Anniversary 2018-2019 Season, the deliciously hilarious THE SCHOOL FOR LIES, written by David Ives (the playwright of ETC's wildly popular 2013 production of The Liar) and directed by Jonathan Fox. THE SCHOOL FOR LIES begins previews on Thursday, October 4, opens on Saturday, October 6, and runs through Sunday, October 21, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. (more...)

BWW Review: VENUS IN FUR at 4615 Theatre Company
by Rachael Goldberg - Oct 30, 2018

'Venus in Fur' is a vivid and wonderful production that taps into themes of gender norms, sexuality, and power, and features a fantastic cast. It's certainly an experience you'll want to indulge in. Seating is extremely limited, but that's part of the charm. (more...)

Final Two Weeks To See Manhattan Theatre Club's THE NAP on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes; Rabbit Hole; Proof) is playing its final two weeks of performances. The play must close on Sunday, November 11th at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

MTC Will Hold 'Trans Visibility In The Theatre' Panel, Following Performance of THE NAP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club will "Trans Visibility in the Theatre," a panel directly following the Sunday, November 4th matinee of The Nap. Come to an open discussion about increasing trans presence in the theatre, with panelists including Alexandra Billings (The Nap, "Transparent"), Kate Bornstein (Straight White Men, "I Am Cait"), Will Davis (India Pale Ale, Men On Boats), Alexa Fogel ("Pose" Casting Director), Bianca Leigh (The Nap, Transamerica), and Marquise Vilson (Charm). They will discuss how the arts industry can sustain and further the current push for greater trans presence and representation. (more...)

THE NICETIES Opens Tomorrow At MTC's The Studio
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

(more...)

Casting Announced For A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 At San Diego Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

San Diego Repertory Theatre announced today the cast and creative team for the third production in their 43rd season, Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2. Directing this production is San Diego REP Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse. Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 debuted on Broadway in 2017 where it received eight Tony Award nominations. Performances run November 21 - December 16, 2018, at the Lyceum Stage Theatre. Tickets start at $25 and are currently on sale to the general public. Previews run November 21 - 27, 2018. Press opening is Wednesday, November 28 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

San Diego REP Announces The Cast And Creative Team Of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

San Diego Repertory Theatre announced today the cast and creative team for the third production in their 43rd season, Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2. Directing this production is San Diego REP Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse. Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 debuted on Broadway in 2017 where it received eight Tony Award nominations. Performances run November 21 - December 16, 2018, at the Lyceum Stage Theatre. Tickets start at $25 and are currently on sale to the general public. Previews run November 21 - 27, 2018. Press opening is Wednesday, November 28 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 17, 2018
by - Oct 17, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Enter now for a chance to win Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets! Presented by Playing on Air.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

How do you transfigure $10 into the ultimate Harry Potter Broadway experience? Playing On Air today announced the start of a Prizeo raffle for a magical prize: a pair of tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway, travel to New York, and a meeting with a surprise member of the Potter cast. The digital fundraiser benefits Playing on Air's mission of bringing the best in American theater to audiences nationwide, for free and on demand. The sweepstakes is part of the acclaimed theater podcast's 'Harry Potter Month,' which celebrates all that is spooky, magical, and delightfully British, including a classic audio play whodunit starring Jim Dale, narrator of the Potter audiobooks. (more...)

THE NICETIES Begins Previews Tomorrow At Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of The Niceties, written by Eleanor Burgess and directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced), begins performances tomorrow at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street). Opening night is set for Thursday, October 25. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Broadway Premiere Of CHOIR BOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Full casting has been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Choir Boy, by Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, The Brother/Sister Plays) and directed by Drama Desk Award nominee Trip Cullman (Lobby Hero, Significant Other, Murder Ballad). (more...)

SWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) brings to life Lynn Nottage's complex story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rust Belt drama Sweat.  Set in Reading, PA, this relevant story offers audience members suspense through its intricate portrayal of characters battling to survive in a city crippled by economic stagnation. CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley will direct. Previews begin on October 13th, with press opening on October 19th at the Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents The Philadelphia Premiere Of THE HEIR APPARENT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Lantern Theater Company continues its 25th anniversary season with the Philadelphia premiere of The Heir Apparent by David Ives, adapted from Jean-Francois Regnard's 1708 comedy Le Legataire universel. Lantern resident director M. Craig Getting will direct a cast that includes Lantern veterans Chris Anthony, Leonard C. Haas, Adam Hammet, Dave Johnson, Mary Martello, Lee Minora, and Ruby Wolf. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to request tickets for opening night on Wednesday, November 14 at 7 p.m. by contacting Anne Shuff at ashuff@lanterntheater.org. The expanded six-week performance schedule runs Thursday, November 8 through Sunday, December 16, 2018; a full schedule of performances and special events is included in the fact sheet below. (more...)

COCK (THE COCKFIGHT PLAY) at Dramatic Repertory Company
by Elaine Bard - Nov 8, 2018

Dramatic Repertory Company (Keith Powell Beyland, Artistic Director) presents the Maine Premiere COCK (the cockfight play) by Mike Bartlett, directed by Keith Powell Beyland & Tess Van Horn, playing November 9 - 18, 2018. This premiere production will be presented at the Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FOLK CITY Leads Best Musical Ensemble!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 25
by Audition Roundup - Nov 25, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 25, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)


by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

(more...)


by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

(more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 18
by Audition Roundup - Nov 18, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 18, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Meet the Cast of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

The Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Fayetteville Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Fayetteville Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers! (more...)

Virginia Stage Company's 40th Anniversary Season Continues with FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

MacArthur Genius Award Winner, Alison Bechdel's iconic graphic novel comes to life at the Wells Theatre in this Tony Award-winning masterpiece musical. Directed by Jessica Holt, Fun Home follows Bechdel's journey of self-discovery as she recounts the mysteries of her childhood with her father in the family funeral home. Coming to understand her past leads her on a path of self-discovery and her own journey as an LGBTQ+ writer, artist, and woman. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Presents GULF DRIVE VIEW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2019

The Washington Stage Guild presents the third and final play in Arlene Hutton's romantic trilogy portraying married life in the mid-20th Century. Gulf View Drive explores the lives of Raleigh and May Brummett, who met by chance during World War II, married in haste and faced the challenges of finding their own way. It is now 1953 and Raleigh's published stories have gained success. But success brings new challenges as both mothers-in-law and a sister descend on the couple. Along the way, each adjusts to the meaning of family life in his or her own way and faces an America beginning to confront its racial divide. The play opens on Thursday, January 17 and will run through Sunday, February 10, 2019. Press performance will be on Sunday, January 20 at 2:30 pm. A special talkback with playwright Arlene Hutton is scheduled immediately following this performance. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Concludes the Romantic Saga of WWII Newlyweds with GULF VIEW DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

The Washington Stage Guild presents the third and final play in Arlene Hutton's romantic trilogy portraying married life in the mid-20th Century. Gulf View Drive explores the lives of Raleigh and May Brummett, who met by chance during World War II, married in haste and faced the challenges of finding their own way. (more...)

Ophelia's Jump Presents VENUS IN FUR By David Ives
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Ophelia's Jump Productions kicks off its 7th season with Venus in Fur, David Ives's tantalizing and sultry serio-comedy performed at the Ophelia's Jump Studio, located at 2009 Porterfield Way, Suite H, in Upland, from February 1 through February 23, 2019. Directed by Ophelia's Jump Founding Artistic Director Beatrice Casagran, Venus in Fur is a funny, suspenseful, titillating romp through gender power dynamics. On February 14th, a special Valentine's Day performance includes choice of gourmet dessert, a drink and other love themed surprises. (more...)

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers! (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Portland Awards; FOLK CITY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Fayetteville Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Fayetteville Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Portland Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Portland Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Lightning Jar Theatre Presents MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

With a twist of an apocalypse, a touch of The Simpsons and a turn of contemporary events, Lightning Jar Theatre presents the award-winning Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play opening at fortyfivedownstairs in February. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Fayetteville Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Fayetteville Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Fayetteville Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Fayetteville Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Portland Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Santa Cruz Shakespeare Announces 2019 Summer Festival Productions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Santa Cruz Shakespeare is thrilled to announce its 2019 summer season, with repertory performances beginning July 9 and running through September 1 at the Audrey Stanley Grove in DeLaveaga Park.  (more...)

BWW Review: Paula Stoff Dean Brings Bright Cabaret to The Monocle
by Steve Callahan - Aug 29, 2018

I first saw Paula Stoff perform-oh, years ago¬-in a revue by the Non-Prophet Theatre. They had some fine local talent who were performing very well indeed. But when Paula stepped into the spot-light and sang I swallowed my gum! What in the world was this Broadway talent doing with this tiny company in St. Louis?? Now (as Paula Stoff Dean) she appears in her cabaret debut. I can only say, 'IT'S ABOUT TIME!! (more...)

Wagnerian Comedy MY PARSIFAL CONDUCTOR Will Premiere Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Directors Company announces the world premiere of My Parsifal Conductor, a new play by Allan Leicht. Performances will begin on September 25 and will run through November 3 at the Marjorie S. Deane Theater at the West Side YMCA (more...)

OPERATION FINALE Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Now Available
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Sony Classical releases OPERATION FINALE (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) with original music byAcademy Award winner Alexandre Desplat (The Shape of Water, The Grand Budapest Hotel). The soundtrack will be available for streaming, download and on CD August 24, 2018. Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) will distribute Operation Finale theatrically on August 29, 2018. (more...)

Video: First Look at THE UNDERSTUDY at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the recent Off-Broadway hit, 'The Understudy,' a backstage comedy about a Hollywood action star rehearsing for a role on Broadway amid tensions with his understudy.  The cast includes Eric Bryant, Connecticut Critics Circle Award winner; Brett Dalton of ABC's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'; and Andrea Syglowski, award-winning actress. Running August 14 through September 1, the comedy is written by Theresa Rebeck, creator of NBC's show business drama, 'Smash,' and directed by David Kennedy, Westport Country Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Studio Theatre Announces D.C. Premiere of THE CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

The DC premiere of British playwright Lucy Kirkwood's urgent and unsettling eco-thriller The Children rounds out Studio Theatre's Main Series for its 40th Anniversary Season. Directed by Studio Artistic Director David Muse, The Children deepens his relationship with Kirkwood's work-he directed the DC premiere of her play Chimerica in 2015. Inspired in part by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear explosion in Japan, Kirkwood's disaster drama begins as an old love triangle flaring to life in the aftermath of a natural disaster and morphs into a disquieting look at the cataclysmic impact of human intervention in the natural world. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents BLITHE SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its 56th season with its third Main Stage production, Blithe Spirit. Veteran company member Victoria Mack, who was last seen on the Main Stage in this season's Tartuffe, will make her STNJ directing debut. Company favorites Brent Harris, Tina Stafford, Ames Adamson, and Susan Maris will be joined by Kate MacCluggage of The 39 Steps fame in this delightful British comedy by Noel Coward. Performances begin August 15. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue in Madison by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's THE UNDERSTUDY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the recent Off-Broadway hit, 'The Understudy,' a backstage comedy about a Hollywood action star rehearsing for a role on Broadway amid tensions with his understudy. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 121