Isn’t it interesting how men in power hate it when women speak out?
Even men without positions of authority can feel this way, their insecurity leading them to believe a woman’s strength somehow diminishes theirs.
In “Bedlam’s Saint Joan” at Gulfshore Playhouse, the French are enamored with Joan of Arc, a young teen who leads them to victory over the English. But the feudal aristocracy and the church leaders grow concerned about potentially losing control of the land and losing power.
And so they plot to squelch her.