Venus in furs

Venus in Fur

Studio Theatre (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

143 ratings
4.8 average rating
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41 reviews
26 stars
attended Jul 06 2011

This is a terrific play. Don't miss out on your chance to see it. It's intense, hilarious, dark, sexy, confrontational, and is simply staged and brilliantly acted.

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8 reviews
47 stars
attended Jun 18 2011

However one might feel about the sexual politics this play addresses, one thing is certain: the performances by Christian Conn & Erica Sullivan should be experienced by anyone who professes a love of theater. It's a damn fine show.

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227 reviews
97 stars
attended May 28 2011

Loved, Loved,Loved this performance! The performances were brilliant - the plot and dialogue had you laughing one minute and on the edge of your seat with suspense the next. Absolutely two enthusiastic thumbs up - :) I'm planning to go back...continued

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8 reviews
13 stars
attended Jul 24 2011

Prepare to enjoy a roller coaster of tension and humor. The actors are wonderful. They savor each discovery and shift in power. Plus they both have great timing. My spouse and I (and the rest of the audience judging by their laughter and...continued

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8 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 13 2011

Very well done. A bit wild and crazy. Great acting....you'll love it.

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 26 2011

Very clever play, good dialogue, good accents, good acting. All in all a thought-provoking and fun evening.

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3 reviews
24 stars
attended Jun 19 2011

The play is intellegent, witty, and provocative. The acting is first rate.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

A great interpretation of Venus in Fur, and many funny moments. Great performances by both, and good dialogue and characters. The only somewhat soft area was the "conclusion" or "twist" that it all comes down to. Some is definitely left to the...continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 15 2011

This was the most fun I've had at the theater in a long time. While both performers were great the performance by Erica Sullivan was brilliant. Her instantaneous shifts from one character to another were simply brilliant and kept the audience...continued

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35 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 26 2011

This is a must see just for the performance of female lead, Erica Sullivan. Christian Conn was very good but her performance was remarkable, If she doesn't get the Helen Hayes award it will be a travesty.

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Gary L. Red Velvet
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27 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 07 2011

Raw. Sensual. Erotic. Thought provoking. This may be the best play you will see this year. Exceptional writing, stellar performing. You might be shocked but all the better for it.

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25 reviews
15 stars
attended Jul 06 2011

Best show I've seen in months!!!!

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Sometimes too critical Red Velvet
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23 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 06 2011

Thoroughly enjoyable. The actors are working so hard but you don't notice their effort until you review the work as you are leaving Studio. The end of the play leaves you wondering about the true motivation of the character Vanda. So if you like...continued

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Ilonna Borisova Red Velvet
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14 reviews
7 stars
attended Jun 04 2011

Great Success!!! Pleasantly shoked by the masterly interpretation of the novel. We've been pushed to explore again once known Leopold fon Masoch.Both Actors were on the edge of perfection.

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13 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 08 2011

The play was great! The female lead was perfect! Definately recommend it.

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32 reviews
30 stars
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29 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 07 2011

Simply amazing performance. The theater is beautiful, with not a bad seat in the house for this particular production. My two highly discerning friends and I were awestruck.

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26 reviews
34 stars
attended Jul 10 2011

Great acting and dialog - a MUST see!

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23 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 30 2011

Absolutely outstanding! The female lead, Erica Sullivan was amazing. Her wonderful ability to switch back and forth between the 2 characters was a joy to watch. The play kept me riveted throughout the entire 90 minutes. There was also a lot of...continued

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18 reviews
18 stars
attended Jul 08 2011

"Venus in Furs" is a well-written play-within-a-play about a sexy cat-and-mouse game involving emotional domination and control between a man and a woman. It is a tour-de-force for the two characters, who are an actress and a director. Studio...continued

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