The unidentified, seventeenth-century playwright Ariadne is notable for writing—and getting staged—at least one delightful, feminist-inflected comedy.


September 1695
The Actors' Company at Lincoln's Inn Fields , London, opened their first full season (which, remarkably, featured five new plays by women) with She Ventures, and He Wins, a singularly good-humoured comedy by Ariadne .
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1960–1968.
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An Undiscovered Life

Ariadne 's date of birth is not known; her self-description as young might make it around 1675.