GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- An acting troupe from Grand Rapids Community College is inviting critics of its last play to its next production.
Actors’ Theatre will present “Venus in Fur” December 12 through December 21 at the GRCC Spectrum Theatre, located at 160 Fountain St. NE.
In October, Actors’ Theatre was under fire for its performance of “Love! Valour! Compassion!” The troupe says two Grand Rapids residents criticized the production for the male nudity it featured, despite not seeing the performance firsthand. Actors’ Theatre says the critics called on the GRCC Board of Trustees to pull funding to their organization because of the nudity.
Debbie Playford, managing director of Actors’ Theatre said she wishes the critics had attended the performance, but appreciated the conversation the play sparked.
In a letter to the GRCC Board of Trustees, the Actors’ Theatre explained “Love! Valour!