‘In the Next Room (Or The Vibrator Play)’: Part 2 of Q&A with the cast

In the previous installment of this Q-and-A, writer Julia Zasso spoke with the director, Henry Schvey, and cast of the Performing Arts Department’s upcoming show, “In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play).” They discussed a range of topics, from acting choices to meeting playwright Sarah Ruhl.

Good vibes from ‘In the Next Room’: Vibrators through the ages featured in Becker exhibit

“I think when you say to people that the vibrator was used as a medical treatment, that already is astonishing,” Henry Schvey said about the contraption at the center of “In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play).

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‘In the Next Room (Or The Vibrator Play)’: A Q&A with the director Henry Schvey and the cast

While vibrators and sexuality may be no big deal nowadays (you can major in sexuality studies, for God’s sake), the world of Sarah Ruhl’s “In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play)” is a lot more buttoned up. Thankfully, we no longer live in the tightly bound Victorian era, and the director of “Vibrator” is much more open to discussion than the drama’s characters.

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