'The Woman playes to day, mistake me not,
No Man in Gown, or page in Petty-Coat;’
The first female Desdemona took to the stage on 8 December 1660. Prior to that, all the female roles in Shakespeare’s plays had been performed by boys or men.
This #ShakespeareWeek, follow the journey of women playing Shakespeare, from the all-male playhouses of Shakespeare's day, to great actresses in female...
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