The sexual sizzle in David Ives' power play "Venus in Fur" will be generated by real-life engaged couple Liv Rooth and David Christopher Wells when the show plays Hartford
Rooth was standby for the role on Broadway for Nina Arianda who won a Tony Award for her performance. (Rooth also stood by for Arianda the previous season on Broadway for the revival of "Born Yesterday.") Hugh Dancy also starred in "Venus in Fur" on Broadway
Rooth was last seen in Connecticut in
Wells was in Broadway's "The Coast of Utopia" and "The Rivals." Both starred recently in "Boeing Boeing" in Vermont.