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Ives, Bobbie return to Off B’way with ‘Venus’

Wes Bentley will star in play based on erotic novel

Playwright David Ives and director Walter Bobbie will return to Off Broadway’s Classic Stage Company with “Venus in Fur,” a new work based on the 1870 erotic novel.

Wes Bentley (“American Beauty”) and Nina Arianda star in the play, which follows a man and a woman behind the scenes of an audition to explore sexual control and desire.

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