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 fictional) quip about the starving peasants and cake. In Gulfshore Playhouse’s latest production, Lauren Gunderson’s “The Revolutionists,” audiences can finally hear from four influential French women in this girl-powered, irreverent comedy playing at The Norris Center through Sunday, Feb. 3.
BY LINDSEY NESMITH Florida Weekly