Posts Tagged ‘David Ives’

THE HEIR APPARENT

As he did with Corneille’s The Liar a few years back, playwright David Ives once again works his theatrical magique on a centuries-old comédie française in The Heir Apparent, Ives’ 2014 off-Broadway adaptation of Jean-François Regnard’s 1706 farcical French bonbon Le Légataire Universelle, now delighting audiences in its Los Angeles Premiere at Long Beach’s International City Theatre.
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VENUS IN FUR

Provocative, daring, audacious, intriguing, and sexy as all get-out, David Ives’ Venus In Fur has at long last made it to L.A.-adjacent Costa Mesa following dozens of regional productions, giving its arrival at South Coast Rep bona fide event status. That director Casey Stangl and stars Jaimi Paige and Graham Hamilton deliver the goods … and then some, makes a drive down to Orange County an absolute must for any theater lover worth his or her salt.
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VENUS IN FUR


David Ives’ Venus In Fur has come to town, or about as close to L.A. as she’s going to get for a while, which is more than enough reason to head down south to catch San Diego Repertory Theatre’s mesmerizing production of the 2012 Best Play Tony nominee.
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THE LIAR


Silliness has rarely been cleverer or cleverness sillier than in David Ives’ translation/adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 1644 comedy The Liar, The Antaeus Company’s end-of-season offering and quite possibly the classical theater masters’ frothiest romp ever.
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