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Gulfshore Playhouse unleashes women warriors with a sense of humor
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Gulfshore Playhouse unleashes women warriors with a sense of humor

Gulfshore Playhouse unleashes women warriors with a sense of humor Those headed to the Women’s March in Naples this Saturday may want to drop in on a play written with them in mind, “The Revolutionists. “ The Lauren Gunderson work currently at Gulfshore Playhouse wades into the bloody French Revolution from the perspective of four women deeply involved in it. And we’re...

Gulfshore Playhouse Reignites Courageous Call To Action In THE REVOLUTIONISTS
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Gulfshore Playhouse Reignites Courageous Call To Action In THE REVOLUTIONISTS

Gulfshore Playhouse Reignites Courageous Call To Action In THE REVOLUTIONISTS For its third production of the 2018-19 season, Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples premiere professional regional theatre, explores timely topics of equality and freedomthrough a historic and comedic lens with The Revolutionists. Written by Americas most-popular playwright, Lauren Gunderson, and set during the French Revolutions Reign of Terror,...

Grrrl talk in Naples: Women take on the French Revolution at Gulfshore Playhouse
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Grrrl talk in Naples: Women take on the French Revolution at Gulfshore Playhouse

Grrrl talk in Naples: Women take on the French Revolution at Gulfshore Playhouse Essence makes a much more delicious dish than authenticity where history is concerned. Playwrights understand that. Witness musicals like “1776” and “Hamilton,” and dramas like “The Lion in Winter,” where contemporary language and situational tweaks re-spool history to embed it with our current culture....

Vive ‘The Revolutionists’ and badass women at Gulfshore Playhouse
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Vive ‘The Revolutionists’ and badass women at Gulfshore Playhouse

Vive ‘The Revolutionists’ and badass women at Gulfshore Playhouse I may have discovered my favorite new play. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I went to see “The Revolutionists” at Gulfshore Playhouse, but I wasn’t expecting to fall in love. Now I understand why American Theatre magazine reported that Lauren Gunderson was the most-produced...

The women get their due in ‘The Revolutionists’
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The women get their due in ‘The Revolutionists’

The women get their due in ‘The Revolutionists’ Liberte, egalite — sororite? While the male characters behind the French Revolution, like Maximilien Robespierre and Jean-Paul Marat, are well-known to history, the women get short shrift. Surely, there has to be a better feminine legacy in the fight for the republic than Marie Antoinette’s famous (and...

BWW Review: THE REVOLUTIONISTS at Gulfshore Playhouse is Refreshing and Resilient!
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BWW Review: THE REVOLUTIONISTS at Gulfshore Playhouse is Refreshing and Resilient!

BWW Review: THE REVOLUTIONISTS at Gulfshore Playhouse is Refreshing and Resilient! THE REVOLUTIONISTS at Gulfshore Playhouse tells the story of Olympe de Gouges, a woman playwright during the French Revolution, along with three other strong women living in France during the Reign of Terror: Marie Antoinette,Charlotte Corday, and Marianne Angelle. Shannon Marie Sullivan plays Olympe, and...