The Revolutionists undermines its own powerful message with too much cutesiness | Theater Review | Chicago Reader

The Revolutionists undermines its own powerful message with too much cutesiness 

But Olympe de Gouges and the other women of the French Revolution are worth knowing.

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Anna Gelman

You probably know about Charlotte Corday. She assassinated the bloodthirsty French revolutionary leader Jean-Paul Marat. You certainly know about Marie Antoinette, the Vienna-born French queen famously separated from her head during the Reign of Terror. All you can possibly know about Marianne…

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