Devices of Torture
By Andrew Andrews
“Sometimes you need to hurt to know
It’s just another typical day working in Midtown:
Lunch at the salad place.
People dropping into the office unexpectedly.
Clients emptying their bladders all over the
A typical day for some of us is not a typical day for everyone, but the doms of La Maison take it all in stride. With their tight corsets, leather skirts, fishnet stockings and high heels, Ryan (Olivia Jampol), Lila (Miranda Poett), Danielle (Miranda Noelle) and the new girl, Olive (Isabella Jane Schiller) pay off their student loans doing
“Why do so many of them come here, sometimes in tears, sometimes screaming at me, to do something they’re ashamed of?” Danielle explains. “Because they’re animals.
But then, one day, a client appears that Ryan isn’t prepared for: a man named Larry, played by Olive (as per the script), wearing a Trump hat and desiring a confrontation
And the safe word is: Rodham.
“I’m ready to get started whenever you are,” Ryan says.
And the games begin.
Written by Caroline Bennett and directed by
Or maybe more people go there
Maybe even you.
With very adult themes, elaborate leather and vinyl costumes by Sophie Costanzi,
But if you’ve been feeling guilty lately for a dirty little secret you’ve been keeping, La Maison might just
You might have a bit of trouble finding it, though, since
Did you see it?
Andrew Andrews attended Devices of Torture at FringeHUB in Manhattan on Monday, October 22, 2018 @ 9:00pm to write this review.