Stage Beauty (2004) - Details
AKA : Compleat Female Stage Beauty
Set in the 1660's at a time when in live theatre women's roles were played by men, Edward 'Ned' Kynaston (Crudup) is England's most celebrated leading lady, using his beauty and skill to make the great female roles his own. But when Charles II is tired of seeing the same old performers, the ruler allows real women to tread the boards and men may no longer play women's parts. Ned becomes a virtual nobody, virtually overnight and seems headed for suicide till his ex-dresser turned actress Maria (Danes) takes it upon herself to make a man of him again.
- 3rd September 2004 - UK Release
- 22nd October 2004 - US Release
- 2nd December 2004 - Netherlands Release