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Playhouse Creatures

Playhouse Creatures
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Code: PSFLN-53043
Author: April De Angelis
ISBN/EAN: 573130078

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  • The year is 1669 a bawdy and troublesome time.
  • Theaters have just reopened after seventeen years of Puritan suppression.
  • There is a surge in dramatic writing and the first English actresses appear on stage.
  • Playhouse Creatures focuses on five of the most famous (Nell Gwyn, Elizabeth Farley, Rebecca Marshall, Doll Common and Mary Betterton) to provide a moving and often comic account of the precarious lives of Restoration actresses.

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