Talk about turning the world upside down. Imagine the confusion that ensued in Restoration London when King Charles II decreed that at long last women would be allowed to enact female roles on the stage. In the comedy-drama Playhouse Creatures by April De Angelis, we see those first actresses fighting for respect and equal pay; we see them as the objects of sexual discrimination. And of course we're led to conclude that little has changed over the... More >>>