A Ukrainian prostitute living on vodka and scrabble meets a virgin with Asperger's Syndrome in AROUSAL, a sensuous new comedy by George Pfirrmann, paired with The Lover, Harold Pinter's sneak peek into the erotic secret world of an English married couple. San Francisco's Virago Theatre Company presents this pair of daring and provocative one-acts at The Flea Theater, performed back-to-back, directed by Chloe Bronzan. AROUSAL & The Lover played to sold-out houses in SF and LA. The Lover was nominated for four Broadway World Awards, including Laura Lundy-Paine for Best Actress & Chloe Bronzan for Best Director. "Deftly combines comedy, pathos and drama. . . brilliant." Broadway World, San Francisco. "Mind-teasing and suspenseful. . . a sensuous masterpiece." The Tolucan Times, Los Angeles." "Anchored by brilliant work from the actors. . . who carry both plays with an abundance of grace, power, mystery and leavening humor. " Dennis Cozzalio, Sergio Leone and the Infield Fly Rule, LA.