Libby Munro as Vanda and Todd McDonald as Thomas in 'Venus in Fur' playing at QPAC.
Libby Munro as Vanda and Todd McDonald as Thomas in 'Venus in Fur' playing at QPAC. Contributed

Sizzling shows giving theatre fans something to talk about

IT may be winter, but a number of sizzling hot productions are giving Brisbane theatre-goers plenty of bang for their buck.

With the nouveau circus of Empire stunning Spiegeltent crowds, an Australian Burlesque Festival ready to fan the flames and masochistic masterwork Venus in Fur premiering at QPAC, it's not so much the River City as the Raunchy City.

"I think there's a lot of interest in sex and how we represent it onstage," said Libby Munro, currently rehearsing the award-winning Venus in Fur for the Queensland Theatre Company.

"We're becoming more comfortable with ourselves."
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The comedy-drama is about a playwright searching for the perfect actress to play the female lead in his adaptation of 1870 masochism novel Venus in Furs.

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