Victoria's closet: dramatized excerpts of Victorian erotica, broadcast as part of "One Night of Love," described in the folio as "an evening of erotic radio in which we ask the question 'What is the difference between erotica and pornography?'" Play by Laurence Carr, directed by Steven Zuckerman. The cast of Victoria's Closet is as follows: Harrison is played by Stephen Mellor; Lady Alice is played by Cecilia Ridette; Sir James by William R. Riker; Elizabeth by Carlotta Sherwood; Celia by Mary Skinner; Jonathan by Peter Umbruss (sp); and Charles by Michael Zuckerman. Victoria's Closet by Lawrence Carr incldued actual Victorian literature that appeared in the play in this order. You heard first Virginities from My Secret Life; School Days by Anonymous; Miss Coote's Confession from The Pearl; Some Thoughts on Onanism by Mark Twain; Teleny, or The Reverse of the Medal by Oscar Wilde; My Life and Loves by Frank Harris; Venus and Tannhauser by Aubrey Beardsley; The Victim of Lust by Anonymous; Celia's Poem, also by Anonymous; and 1601 by Mark Twain. Read frank language disclaimer before broadcasting. The Archives have only Part 2.
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