1663. Charles II reopens the Playhouses and for the first time, allows women to take to the stage.
For four women, this signals the beginning of a new chapter in their lives. On stage, the women become household names; behind-the-scenes, they develop strong friendships and fierce rivalries. As the camaraderie and chaos of the dressing room ignites their ambitions to play a bigger part in the theatre, can the women stick together to negotiate greater roles? And will their new-found fame bring with it better fortunes?
This vivacious comedy takes us backstage in a Restoration playhouse to celebrate a bold moment in the history of modern theatre. Telling the story with bawdy comedy, theatrical flair and emotional poignancy, April De Angelis’ Playhouse Creatures will make you laugh and cry in equal measure.
Hannah Ellis Ryan and William J Holstead open this evening in THINGS WE WANT at […]
OPENING TONIGHT: We are so pleased to have CHLOE PROCTOR and JOSEPH CARTER perform in […]
JOHN ELKINGTON co-stars with Kacey Ainsworth (Little Mo in EastEnders, Grantchester) in HOLES at the Nottingham Playhouse, opening […]
Following on from Playhouse Creatures, ANNA KIRKE opens VOTES FOR WOMEN at the New Vic, Stoke. […]
HANNAH ELLIS RYAN can be seen in this autumn’s JB SHORTS 18 appearing in Just […]
JOHN ELKINGTON plays Alexander Lopakhin in Anton Chekhov’s last and greatest play, The Cherry Orchard at […]
SIMEON TRUBY opens PITMAN PAINTERS at the New Vic Theatre on Friday the 15th September. […]
SOPHIE MERCER opens the world premiere of Kevin Fegan’s The Ruck, directed by Amber client JOYCE […]
Fresh from her graduation from Mountview, ANNA SODEN opens ROBIN HOOD with GOBBLEDIGOOK THEATRE at […]
Opening tonight: ELIANNE BYRNE plays Titania in Feelgood Theatre’s beautiful production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM […]