Compleat Female Stage Beauty

Compleat Female Stage Beauty In the most famous portrayer of female roles on the London stage was a performer named Kynaston Like every other player permitted to enact such roles Kynaston was a man A celebrity artist shinin

  • Title: Compleat Female Stage Beauty
  • Author: Jeffrey Hatcher
  • ISBN: 9780822221494
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Paperback
  • In 1661 the most famous portrayer of female roles on the London stage was a performer named Kynaston Like every other player permitted to enact such roles, Kynaston was a man A celebrity artist shining bright at the crest of the Restoration Ned, or Mr K as he s called, is applauded onstage and off for his interpretations of Shakespeare s tragic ladies Ophelia, CleopaIn 1661 the most famous portrayer of female roles on the London stage was a performer named Kynaston Like every other player permitted to enact such roles, Kynaston was a man A celebrity artist shining bright at the crest of the Restoration Ned, or Mr K as he s called, is applauded onstage and off for his interpretations of Shakespeare s tragic ladies Ophelia, Cleopatra, especially his Desdemona and his famous death scene He s the toast of the town and the very secret mistress of the powerful Duke of Buckingham But when an unknown named Margaret Hughes plays Desdemona one night at an illegal theater, instead of stopping the show, the ever game King Charles II changes the law to allow women to act By the stroke of a pen, Kynaston s world is turned upside down He loses his cachet, his livelihood, his lover and his sense of self And as such women as the king s own courtesan Nell Gwynn, and Kynaston s former dresser Maria, become stars, his own light disappears until fate and his desire for revenge give him a chance to take the stage again.

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    380 thoughts on “Compleat Female Stage Beauty”

    1. This is the story of an actor who specialized in female roles during the time women were not allowed to appear on the English stage. When women were allowed back into the acting profession, many men who had made a career playing women were no longer in demand, audiences wanted the "thrill" of seeing a woman playing the part of a woman. With no other apparent career options, the main character hits bottom before coming up with a new "role" for his talents. This is a complicated read, but when I s [...]



    2. This is a wonderful read, and I cannot wait to audition for it in the coming weeks. I will add a full review later.


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