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IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY at the Secret Rose Theatre

Deborah Klugman – LA Weekly

In Sarah Ruhl’s smart and pointed satire, it’s not just middle-class Victorian women who are sexually clueless: it’s their men as well. The time is the 1880s, and man of science Dr. Givings (Michael Oosterom) is using a primitive electronic vibrator to treat “hysterical” female patients, who depart reinvigorated and refreshed while his own unhappy wife, Catherine (Joanna Strapp), eavesdrops enviously in the adjoining room
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Photo by T L Kolman

Photo by T L Kolman

Now running through September 28.

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