Compleat Female Stage Beauty

Directed by Trent Stork

Edward Kynaston is an actor making his living playing Shakespeare’'s leading ladies. It’s 1661, and Kynaston is the biggest star on the London stage.

But Kynaston’s world is turned upside-down when an unknown woman named Margaret Hughes takes the stage across town portraying “Desdemona” – a role made famous by Mr. Kynaston. This changes the face and future of theatre, with the first woman to act on the British stage.