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These Actors Are Just Faking It

Written by PETA | October 14, 2010
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Having spent some time treading the boards, I know that when something you do onstage (like smoking a cigar, for example) may disturb audience members, you have to find a way to walk the line between realism and comfort levels. Fortunately, when complaints arose about the use of real fur coats in a production of Evita at Montecasino Theatre in Johannesburg, the company resolved the conflict by switching to luxurious faux furs, even posting signs on the doors to explain that no real furs are used in the show. Montecasino’s sensible and empathetic choice to go faux has earned the theater a Compassionate Action Award from PETA.

Ready to fake it? Check out the great faux furs from our featured vendors in the PETA Mall—you’ll get cruelty-free cred, and your purchase will help support PETA’s work to help animals!

Written by Jeff Mackey

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  • Petya Panayotova says:

    This is a good start!More people have to take example from these actors.It’s time to learn that animals are living creatures just like us,and they have a feelings ,too!

  • Krysti says:

    I’m glad there are companies and businesses switching from fur to alternative methods. More people need to follow in these footsteps and quit abusing animals. We all need to stand up together to reach a solution.