It’s All About Aphra

30 November, 2015 Theater No comments
It’s All About Aphra

Aphra Behn enjoys a comeback in Liz Duffy Adams play.

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A-Plus Is for Aphra

17 November, 2010 Theater No comments
A-Plus Is for Aphra

Although based in New York, Liz Duffy Adams is certainly an honorary San Francisco playwright by now, having debuted several plays with Crowded Fire (One Big Lie, The Listener) and the Glickman Award-winning Dog Act with Shotgun Players. Now she’s back with Magic Theatre’s West Coast premiere of Or, (the comma is part of the title), a comedy that debuted at the Women’s Project in New York last year. Having tackled gods and post-apocalyptic landscapes in previous plays, this time Adams takes as her subject the long-neglected Restoration-era writer Aphra Behn, England’s first female professional playwright.

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