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 Gwynn, 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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Doll Common – SASHA HILDEBRAND
Nell Gwyn – ABBY JESTER-RANDALL
Mrs. Betterton – AZURE MCLUCKIE
Mrs. Marshall – KAYCEE COUNTS
Mrs. Farley – CHARITY STONE