Venus at Large

by  Henry Denker

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  7m, 2f

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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Venus at Large

by  Henry Denker

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Mr. Denker has set his satirical sights on the never-never land of Hollywood, in a devastating roman a clef about a Hollywood agent who steals a top actress from his company and brings her to New York where he promises her big roles on the stage. His real intention, however, is to raise her price for movie roles. The plan backfires when the actress, who looks like Marilyn Monroe, enrolls at a "Method" school and becomes infatuated not only with it but with an important and studious playwright.
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"The girl sex symbol is not only amusing but also genuinely touching in her childlike earnestness...And there is a good comic scene when a Method" actor goes into an improvised rehearsal with her."" - New York Post

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