In the Next Room (Or the Vibrator Play)

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In the Next Room
November 10, 2021
7:30PM - 9:30PM
Location
Thurber Theatre

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2021-11-10 19:30:00 2021-11-10 21:30:00 In the Next Room (Or the Vibrator Play) By Sarah Ruhl Directed by Jeanine Thompson Among the technological innovations of the late 19th Century is the electric vibrator, used by Dr. Givings to treat “hysteria” in his female (and occasionally male) patients. Meanwhile, his wife Catherine struggles with not only an unfulfilled marriage, but also depression over her inability to breastfeed their newborn daughter. Jealousy raises its head as Catherine becomes increasingly frustrated by her husband’s unwillingness to treat her, even as he helps patient after patient. MacArthur Fellow Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House; Eurydice; Passion Play; Dead Man's Cell Phone) explores Victorian ignorance of female desire, motherhood, and marriage in this stimulating comedy. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Ohio State Theatre Ticket Office, by phone at 614-292-2295, or online through Ticketmaster.  Thurber Theatre Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts theatreandfilm@osu.edu America/New_York public
November 12, 2021
7:30PM - 9:30PM
Location
Thurber Theatre

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Add to Calendar 2021-11-12 19:30:00 2021-11-12 21:30:00 In the Next Room (Or the Vibrator Play) By Sarah Ruhl Directed by Jeanine Thompson Among the technological innovations of the late 19th Century is the electric vibrator, used by Dr. Givings to treat “hysteria” in his female (and occasionally male) patients. Meanwhile, his wife Catherine struggles with not only an unfulfilled marriage, but also depression over her inability to breastfeed their newborn daughter. Jealousy raises its head as Catherine becomes increasingly frustrated by her husband’s unwillingness to treat her, even as he helps patient after patient. MacArthur Fellow Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House; Eurydice; Passion Play; Dead Man's Cell Phone) explores Victorian ignorance of female desire, motherhood, and marriage in this stimulating comedy. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Ohio State Theatre Ticket Office, by phone at 614-292-2295, or online through Ticketmaster.  Thurber Theatre Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts theatreandfilm@osu.edu America/New_York public
November 14, 2021
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Location
Thurber Theatre

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2021-11-14 15:00:00 2021-11-14 17:00:00 In the Next Room (Or the Vibrator Play) By Sarah Ruhl Directed by Jeanine Thompson Among the technological innovations of the late 19th Century is the electric vibrator, used by Dr. Givings to treat “hysteria” in his female (and occasionally male) patients. Meanwhile, his wife Catherine struggles with not only an unfulfilled marriage, but also depression over her inability to breastfeed their newborn daughter. Jealousy raises its head as Catherine becomes increasingly frustrated by her husband’s unwillingness to treat her, even as he helps patient after patient. MacArthur Fellow Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House; Eurydice; Passion Play; Dead Man's Cell Phone) explores Victorian ignorance of female desire, motherhood, and marriage in this stimulating comedy. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Ohio State Theatre Ticket Office, by phone at 614-292-2295, or online through Ticketmaster.  Thurber Theatre Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts theatreandfilm@osu.edu America/New_York public
November 16, 2021
7:30PM - 9:30PM
Location
Thurber Theatre

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2021-11-16 19:30:00 2021-11-16 21:30:00 In the Next Room (Or the Vibrator Play) By Sarah Ruhl Directed by Jeanine Thompson Among the technological innovations of the late 19th Century is the electric vibrator, used by Dr. Givings to treat “hysteria” in his female (and occasionally male) patients. Meanwhile, his wife Catherine struggles with not only an unfulfilled marriage, but also depression over her inability to breastfeed their newborn daughter. Jealousy raises its head as Catherine becomes increasingly frustrated by her husband’s unwillingness to treat her, even as he helps patient after patient. MacArthur Fellow Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House; Eurydice; Passion Play; Dead Man's Cell Phone) explores Victorian ignorance of female desire, motherhood, and marriage in this stimulating comedy. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Ohio State Theatre Ticket Office, by phone at 614-292-2295, or online through Ticketmaster.  Thurber Theatre Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts theatreandfilm@osu.edu America/New_York public
November 17, 2021
7:30PM - 9:30PM
Location
Thurber Theatre

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2021-11-17 19:30:00 2021-11-17 21:30:00 In the Next Room (Or the Vibrator Play) By Sarah Ruhl Directed by Jeanine Thompson Among the technological innovations of the late 19th Century is the electric vibrator, used by Dr. Givings to treat “hysteria” in his female (and occasionally male) patients. Meanwhile, his wife Catherine struggles with not only an unfulfilled marriage, but also depression over her inability to breastfeed their newborn daughter. Jealousy raises its head as Catherine becomes increasingly frustrated by her husband’s unwillingness to treat her, even as he helps patient after patient. MacArthur Fellow Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House; Eurydice; Passion Play; Dead Man's Cell Phone) explores Victorian ignorance of female desire, motherhood, and marriage in this stimulating comedy. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Ohio State Theatre Ticket Office, by phone at 614-292-2295, or online through Ticketmaster.  Thurber Theatre Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts theatreandfilm@osu.edu America/New_York public
November 18, 2021
7:30PM - 9:30PM
Location
Thurber Theatre

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2021-11-18 19:30:00 2021-11-18 21:30:00 In the Next Room (Or the Vibrator Play) By Sarah Ruhl Directed by Jeanine Thompson Among the technological innovations of the late 19th Century is the electric vibrator, used by Dr. Givings to treat “hysteria” in his female (and occasionally male) patients. Meanwhile, his wife Catherine struggles with not only an unfulfilled marriage, but also depression over her inability to breastfeed their newborn daughter. Jealousy raises its head as Catherine becomes increasingly frustrated by her husband’s unwillingness to treat her, even as he helps patient after patient. MacArthur Fellow Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House; Eurydice; Passion Play; Dead Man's Cell Phone) explores Victorian ignorance of female desire, motherhood, and marriage in this stimulating comedy. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Ohio State Theatre Ticket Office, by phone at 614-292-2295, or online through Ticketmaster.  Thurber Theatre Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts theatreandfilm@osu.edu America/New_York public
November 19, 2021
7:30PM - 9:30PM
Location
Thurber Theatre

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2021-11-19 19:30:00 2021-11-19 21:30:00 In the Next Room (Or the Vibrator Play) By Sarah Ruhl Directed by Jeanine Thompson Among the technological innovations of the late 19th Century is the electric vibrator, used by Dr. Givings to treat “hysteria” in his female (and occasionally male) patients. Meanwhile, his wife Catherine struggles with not only an unfulfilled marriage, but also depression over her inability to breastfeed their newborn daughter. Jealousy raises its head as Catherine becomes increasingly frustrated by her husband’s unwillingness to treat her, even as he helps patient after patient. MacArthur Fellow Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House; Eurydice; Passion Play; Dead Man's Cell Phone) explores Victorian ignorance of female desire, motherhood, and marriage in this stimulating comedy. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Ohio State Theatre Ticket Office, by phone at 614-292-2295, or online through Ticketmaster.  Thurber Theatre Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts theatreandfilm@osu.edu America/New_York public
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By Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Jeanine Thompson

Among the technological innovations of the late 19th Century is the electric vibrator, used by Dr. Givings to treat “hysteria” in his female (and occasionally male) patients. Meanwhile, his wife Catherine struggles with not only an unfulfilled marriage, but also depression over her inability to breastfeed their newborn daughter. Jealousy raises its head as Catherine becomes increasingly frustrated by her husband’s unwillingness to treat her, even as he helps patient after patient.

MacArthur Fellow Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House; Eurydice; Passion Play; Dead Man's Cell Phone) explores Victorian ignorance of female desire, motherhood, and marriage in this stimulating comedy.


Tickets can be purchased in person at the Ohio State Theatre Ticket Office, by phone at 614-292-2295, or online through Ticketmaster