“In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)”: Performance Network Professional Season.
Every Thurs.-Sun., June 14-July 15. Suzi Regan directs the Michigan premiere of Sara Ruhl’s 2010 Tony-nominated comedy about Victorian gender roles and female sexuality. A physician finds success when he begins to treat his female patients' “hysteria” with the recently invented vibrator, but when his young wife breaks into his office to try the device for herself, erotic and emotional chaos erupts. Cast: John Seibert, Aphrodite Nikolovski, Milica Govich, Rusty Mewha, Patrick O'Connor Cronin, and Kron Moore.
7:30 p.m. (Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sun.), & 3 p.m. (June 30 & July 14), Performance Network, 120 E. Huron. Preview tickets: whatever you can afford to pay (June 14), $22 & $24 (June 15, 17, & 21), and $30 & 32 (June 16). June 22 opening night tickets: $39 & $41 includes reception. After June 22: $27 & $29 (Thurs.), $32 & $34 (Fri. & Sun.), $25 & $27 (Sat. matinee), $39 & $41 (Sat. eve.). $3 discount for seniors age 60 & over. Tickets available in advance at performancenetwork.org & by phone, and at the door. $10 student discount in advance, half-price student tickets at the door only. For reservations, call 663-0681; to charge by phone, call 663-0696. [map]