* Subverted in ''Theatre/LaCageAuxFolles''. A man is shown to sustain serious injuries at the hand of a dominatrix. However, not only were the injuries consensual, but the dominatrix is [[DragQueen also male]].
* ''Theatre/{{The Marriage of Figaro}}'': In two different scenes, Susanna slaps Figaro when she thinks he's unfaithful. Both are played for laughs and treated as proof of how much she loves him.
* ''Theatre/LegallyBlonde'': At least in the MTV broadcast, Vivienne slaps Warner a couple times throughout, mostly when he makes some inappropriate statements. He doesn't object to this.