venus in fur

‘Venus in Fur’

If you haven’t heard about Venus in Fur, you might be paying too much attention to politics or sports. This David Ives play has been hotly anticipated since the day it appeared on Pittsburgh Public Theater’s schedule. The play’s backstory began in the real world of 1869, when the Austrian writer Leopold von Sacher-Masoch signed a formal contract with his mistress, agreeing to be her slave if she would wear furs while treating him cruelly. He then published a novel

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If the shoe fits, fear it. Vanda (Whitney Maris Brown) aspires to play the dominatrix in shiny boots of leather, with Thomas (Christian Conn) as her footman.

‘Venus in Fur’

If you haven’t heard about Venus in Fur, you might be paying too much attention to politics or sports. This David Ives play has been hotly anticipated since the day it appeared on Pittsburgh Public Theater’s schedule. The play’s backstory began in the real world of 1869, when the Austrian writer Leopold von Sacher-Masoch signed a formal contract with his mistress, agreeing to be her slave if she would wear furs while treating him cruelly. He then published a novel

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