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After Electra

Full-Length Play, Dark Comedy  /  4f, 4m

It’s Virgie’s eighty-fourth birthday and she is making a big decision. She has not reckoned on her family and friends to thwart her plans.


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It’s Virgie’s eighty-fourth birthday and she is making a big decision. Seeing herself as an artist first and foremost, and then a mother, Virgie has not reckoned on her family and friends to thwart her plans.

This moving black comedy reimagines the process of ageing with the emotional relationship of the family.



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"The play is endlessly refreshing, reminding us that life doesn’t end before it ends." - A Younger Theatre, Read more 

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April De Angelis

April De Angelis is an acclaimed writer whose extensive theatre work includes After Electra (Theatre Royal Plymouth and Tricycle Theatre 2015); Rune (New Vic Theatre Stoke 2015); Gastronauts (Royal Court Upstairs, 2013); Jumpy (Royal Court 2011 and Duke of York’s Theatre 2012 ...
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