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5 Star Starred
The Factory Theatre
791 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02118
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 13 members
Review from avid theatre-goer
188 events 162 reviews

The show was captivating, informational, and bawdy to boot. The set was also a standout. Go check it out.

reviewed Aug 08 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Lesley B. Henderson
85 events 78 reviews

Initially, I didn't know what to expect, but in fact this play turned out to be very interesting, and all the actors were very good in this production. Certainly, I didn't know anything about actresses in 1600's in England, but the play showed...continued

reviewed Aug 03 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from April Foster
25 events 20 reviews

Tiny theater and a very earnest cast made for a valuable theater experience. I enjoyed it very much. Given the small space, the scene changes should have been kept to a minimum. A fascinating bit of history - wish more of its background could...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

  • “It is, undeniably, a feminist piece, although de Angelis is far too intelligent a writer to be merely ideological. And, above all, her play is marvellously entertaining … " —London Telegraph
  • “With delicious absurd extracts from the heroic repertory and frantic dressing room scenes, the prevailing tone is comic but you are not allowed to forget the gutter waiting to reclaim these glittering figures.” —Independent on Sunday


This production features some frontal nudity and is recommended for those ages 18 and older.

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