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Squigs Takes a Steamy Side Trip to See Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy in Venus in Fur

Squigs Takes a Steamy Side Trip to See Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy in Venus in Fur

Critics are raving about the chemistry between Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy in the Broadway premiere of David Ives’ Venus in Fur. Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson saw the show at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, then picked up his pen to capture the push-pull relationship between an ambitious actress and the playwright/director of a ...

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Nina Arianda, Hugh Dancy & Starry Guests Share the Warmth of Opening Night at Venus in Fur

Nina Arianda, Hugh Dancy & Starry Guests Share the Warmth of Opening Night at Venus in Fur

Well, there weren’t any real furs on display at opening night of Venus in Fur (it was 60 degrees outside), but there was certainly the heat of anticipation for David Ives’ steamy comedy, which opened at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on November 8. In addition to the playwright and his stars, Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy, Broadway ...

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Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Feel the Heat at Venus in Fur?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Feel the Heat at Venus in Fur?

The term “romantic comedy” gets a reboot in Venus in Fur, the new play by David Ives in which Nina Arianda goes head to head—professionally and personally—with Hugh Dancy. Arianda plays Vanda, a young actress who arrives to audition for a sexy costume drama carrying a bag filled with suggestive props, much to the amazement of Dancy as a playwright ...

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The Stars Come Out for Venus in Fur's Heavenly Opening Night

The Stars Come Out for Venus in Fur's Heavenly Opening Night
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Venus in Fur arrived on Broadway with strong advance buzz, so it’s not surprising that a slew of celebs turned out for the November 8 opening night performance of David Ives’ sexy comedy, which features charismatic star performances by Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy. The crowd at the Friedman Theatre included alums of director Walter Bobbie’s Chicago (Christie Brinkley), his ...

Venus in Fur Star Hugh Dancy Is Taking Your Questions!

Venus in Fur Star Hugh Dancy Is Taking Your Questions!

He’s the handsome star of movies such as Confessions of a Shopaholic, Adam, The Jane Austen Book Club and the current indie hit Martha Marcy May Marlene—and now Hugh Dancy, who’s taking Broadway by storm opposite Nina Arianda in Venus in Fur, is ready to answer your questions. The British-born actor will talk about his varied career, including starry ...

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It's Opening Night for Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy in Venus in Fur

It's Opening Night for Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy in Venus in Fur

After all the advance word on the sexy stage pairing of Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy, Venus in Fur is set to open on November 8 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Manhattan Theatre Club is producing the Broadway transfer of David Ives’ acclaimed comedy, directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie (Chicago).

Loosely adapted from an infamous erotic novel, Venus ...

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First Look at Broadway's Sexiest Duo, Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy, in Venus in Fur

First Look at Broadway's Sexiest Duo, Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy, in Venus in Fur
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Ready for a night of surprising, sexy fun? Head to the Broadway premiere of Venus in Fur, starring Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy. David Ives’ comedy takes place in a rehearsal studio when a young actress arrives to audition for a playwright/director’s new show. (For insights from Ives on the origins of the play, click here.) Broadway.com has ...

Venus in Fur Stars Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy Pose for Time Out New York's Sex Issue

Venus in Fur Stars Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy Pose for Time Out New York's Sex Issue

After sharing their best sultry looks in the poster art for Venus in Fur, Broadway-bound stars Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy are at it again on the cover of the September 29 issue of Time Out New York. This genetically gifted twosome got down to business for photographer Alexander Wagner as cover models for the magazine’s annual “Sex Issue.” ...

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Nina Arianda & Hugh Dancy Preview Their Sizzling Broadway Pairing in Venus in Fur

Nina Arianda & Hugh Dancy Preview Their Sizzling Broadway Pairing in Venus in Fur
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They’re hot—in more ways than one—and now rising stars Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy are prepping to co-star on Broadway in David Ives’ Venus in Fur. Manhattan Theatre Club is producing this sexy drama, centering on a playwright/director and the actress who auditions for his provocative new play, directed by Walter Bobbie (Chicago). On September 26, the stars took ...

Feel the Heat in Sexy Poster Art of Venus in Fur, Starring Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy

Feel the Heat in Sexy Poster Art of Venus in Fur, Starring Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy

Broadway is about to get 20 degrees hotter, when Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy team up in David Ives’ Venus in Fur. This smart and sexy drama begins previews at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on October 13, and we’ve got a first look at the steamy poster art for Manhattan Theatre Club’s Main Stem production.

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Hugh Dancy’s Kinky, Barbra Streisand’s on YouTube and Other Lessons of the Week

Hugh Dancy’s Kinky, Barbra Streisand’s on YouTube and Other Lessons of the Week

Looking for a quick recap of the week's news on Broadway? You've come to the right place! Yes, it's been another week of crazy theater news and fun features on Broadway.com and, of course, another week of learning. Read on for our recap of the top 10 lessons from the week!


Hugh Dancy’s Getting Kinky!
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See Broadway-Bound Hugh Dancy Invent the Vibrator in Trailer for New Movie Hysteria

See Broadway-Bound Hugh Dancy Invent the Vibrator in Trailer for New Movie Hysteria

In what’s being described as a "Victorian vibrator romantic comedy," Broadway-bound actor Hugh Dancy (Venus in Fur) co-stars with stage vets Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jonathan Pryce, Rupert Everett and London musical star Sheridan Smith in the new movie Hysteria. Though the Stephen Dyer's film has no relationship with Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play, the plot ...

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Hugh Dancy to Sex It Up with Nina Arianda in the Broadway Premiere of Venus in Fur

Hugh Dancy to Sex It Up with Nina Arianda in the Broadway Premiere of Venus in Fur

Hugh Dancy is set to join the previously announced Nina Arianda in the Broadway premiere of David Ives’ Venus in Fur. Walter Bobbie is directing the Manhattan Theatre Club production, which begins performances on October 13 and opens on November 8 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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Tickets Now on Sale for the Broadway Bow of Venus in Fur, Starring Tony Nominee Nina Arianda

Tickets Now on Sale for the Broadway Bow of Venus in Fur, Starring Tony Nominee Nina Arianda

Ready for a sexy, thought provoking evening on Broadway? Look no further than Venus in Fur, featuring a breakthrough performance from Nina Arianda, a 2011 Tony nominee for Born Yesterday. Tickets are now on sale for Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of this quirky comedy by David Ives, directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie (Chicago). Previews begin on October 13 at ...

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Claire Danes, Hugh Dancy, Melissa Leo and More Attend MCC Miscast Gala

Claire Danes, Hugh Dancy, Melissa Leo and More Attend MCC Miscast Gala
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To celebrate its 25th anniversary, MCC honored a slew of talented theater folk (including recent Oscar winner Melissa Leo, Judith Light and Rosemarie DeWitt) at its annual Miscast gala on March 14. Going along with the the theme of the event, theater regulars performed songs they would never be caught singing on stage. Click below to join in on the festivities ...

Lea Michele, Megan Hilty, Hugh Dancy & More Headed to Oz

Lea Michele, Megan Hilty, Hugh Dancy & More Headed to Oz

Looks like Lea Michele will be getting fitted for some ruby slippers! The Glee star has been cast to voice the title role in the previously announced upcoming 3D animated The Wizard of Oz sequel film, Dorothy of Oz. She will sing several original songs written by Grammy winning singer-songwriter Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance. Michele will be joined by ...

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Andrea Riseborough on Matching Wits with Hugh Dancy and Ben Whishaw in The Pride

Andrea Riseborough on Matching Wits with Hugh Dancy and Ben Whishaw in The Pride

Age: 28

Hometown: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England

Currently: Making her off-Broadway debut in an acclaimed dual performance as a pair of strong-minded women (both named Sylvia) alongside Hugh Dancy and Ben Whishaw in MCC Theatre’s production of The Pride.

Loving Will: Riseborough’s been drawn to drama ever since she can remember. “My sister and I used to go to the cinema with ...

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Hugh Dancy on His Proud Stage Return in MCC's Provocative The Pride

Hugh Dancy on His Proud Stage Return in MCC's Provocative The Pride

Hugh Dancy’s characters all have one thing in common: They’re as handsome as Hugh Dancy. Outside of that, there are few similarities among the roles that comprise the Brit's impressive resume. Since breaking out in 2001’s Black Hawk Down, the 34-year-old has jumped nimbly from mainstream to indie film projects, playing everything from a dashing fairytale prince in Ella Enchanted ...

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Hugh Dancy and Ben Whishaw Get Ready for a Romantic Rumble in MCC's The Pride

Hugh Dancy and Ben Whishaw Get Ready for a Romantic Rumble in MCC's The Pride
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Movie stars Hugh Dancy and Ben Whishaw are about to become “caught in an erotic time warp” in MCC’s off-Broadway production of The Pride. The dashing Dancy (who shines in Confessions of a Shopaholic, Adam and many more) and Whishaw (Bright Star’s John Keats) co-star with fellow Brits Andrea Riseborough and Adam James in this Olivier Award-winning first play ...

Adam James Completes the Cast of MCC's Upcoming The Pride, Starring Hugh Dancy

Adam James Completes the Cast of MCC's Upcoming The Pride, Starring Hugh Dancy

Adam James will complete the cast of MCC Theater's The Pride, written by Alexi Kaye Campbell and directed by Joe Mantello. The American premiere production begins performances January 27, 2010, with opening set for February 16. The limited engagement plays through March 20.

James joins previously announced Hugh Dancy (Adam, Journey’s End), Andrea Riseborough (Happy Go Lucky) and Ben Whishaw (Bright Star, Brideshead ...

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Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy Wed in France

Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy Wed in France

Cute couple Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy were married "earlier this month" at a small ceremony attended by family and close friends, according to Life & Style magazine. The wedding reportedly took place in France. No other details have been revealed, although published reports previously indicated that Danes had tapped Narciso Rodriguez to design her wedding gown. Dancy, 34, and ...

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Hugh Dancy and Bright Star's Ben Whishaw Headed Off-Broadway in The Pride

Hugh Dancy and Bright Star's Ben Whishaw Headed Off-Broadway in The Pride

Two hot young British actors, Hugh Dancy and Ben Whishaw, will star with Andrea Riseborough in MCC Theatre’s forthcoming off-Broadway production of Alexi Kaye Campbell’s The Pride. The play will begin performances on January 27, 2010, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, directed by Joe Mantello. Opening night has been set for February 16, with the limited engagement to continue through ...

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Tony-Nominated Revival of Journey's End to Close 6/10

Tony-Nominated Revival of Journey's End to Close 6/10

In spite of receiving some of the season's most glowing reviews, the Broadway revival of R. C. Sherriff's World War I drama Journey's End has set a June 10 closing date. The production, directed by David Grindley, will have played 15 previews and 125 regular performances upon closing. It began previews at the Belasco Theatre on February 8 and opened ...

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Dancy, Gaines and Mays Enlist for WWI Drama Journey's End at Belasco

Dancy, Gaines and Mays Enlist for WWI Drama Journey's End at Belasco

A revival staging of R.C. Sherriff's 1929 war play Journey's End is headed to Broadway. Focusing on a group of World War I soldiers over four days in the trenches at Saint-Quentin, France, the drama will open February 22, 2007, at the Belasco Theatre, according to Variety.

Directed by David Grindley, who helmed a successful West End revival of ...

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