"Venus in Fur" by David Ives and "Zealot" by Theresa Rebeck will be among the new and recent stage works presented by Costa Mesa's South Coast Repertory in its upcoming season, which was announced Monday.
The 2014-15 lineup will also include a production of Shakespeare's
"The Tempest" (Aug. 29 to Sept. 28) is a co-production with American Repertory Theatre in
Ives' "Venus in Fur" (Oct. 5 to 26) will be directed by Casey Stangl, who recently staged the two-hander play for American Conservatory Theater. Ives debuted his play -- about an actress and director locking horns during an audition -- at New York's Classic Stage Co. before it transferred to Broadway in 2011.
A big-screen adaptation directed by Roman Polanski is scheduled to open in L.A. on July 4.
Rebeck's "Zealot" (Oct. 17 to Nov. 16) tells the story of a tense diplomatic situation in a British consulate in the Middle East. "Of Good Stock" will run from March 27 to April 26, 2015, and "Mr. Wolf" will play April 12 to May 3, 2015.
The season will also include a production of