Elements Theatre Collective presents Liz Duffy Adams' Restoration Period farce.

When: Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, 8 p.m.

Where: LBPS Events, 5390 Overpass Rd, Goleta

Cost: Free

Age limit: 14+

Categories: Theater


A Restoration Period farce with a modern twist, the play takes place in 1660’s London, following one hectic evening in the life of Aphra Behn -- poet, spy, and soon to be the first professional female playwright.

Sprung from debtors' prison after a disastrous overseas mission, Aphra is desperate to get out of the spy trade. She has a shot at a production with one of only two London companies, if she can only finish her play by morning despite interruptions from sudden new love, actress Nell Gwynne; complicated royal love, King Charles II; and very dodgy ex-love, double-agent William Scott—who may be in on a plot to murder the king in the morning. Can Aphra resist Nell's charms, save Charles' life, win William a pardon, and launch her career, all in one night?

Starring: Emily Jewell as Aphra Behn, Michael Bernard in multiple roles and Stephanie “Babz” Farnum in multiple roles. With Direction by Sara Rademacher, Set Design by Sarah Jane Bennett, Costume Design by Miller James, Dramaturgy by Mary Plant-Thomas, Dialect Coaching by Michael Morgan, and Stage Management by Ashley Lemmex.

Elements Theatre Collective will present Or, from January 25th through February 10th in multiple locations throughout Santa Barbara, Goleta and Carpenteria. As part of Elements’ mission to provide free, professional quality theatre to under-served communities, all performances will be offered for free to the community, including a private performance at Casa Esperanza Homeless Shelter. This production is presented in partnership with Santa Barbara Dance Alliance, Santa Barbara Public Library System, and sponsored by LBPS Events. Or, contains some adult language and themes.

Performance dates and locations include:
Friday, January 25th at 8:00pm - LBPS Events, 5390 Overpass Rd, Goleta
Saturday, January 26th at 8:00pm - LBPS Events, 5390 Overpass Rd, Goleta

To reserve your free tickets visit the Productions page on our website:

Phone: 805-232-4382

Event posted Jan. 14, 2013
Last updated Jan. 14, 2013


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