Lysistrata

Saturday, November 14, 2020 8pm

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This fresh, fast-paced comedy, inspired by Aristophanes’ play, follows Lysistrata, an Athenian housewife, who calls for the women of Greece to help end the Peloponnesian War. She proposes a radical plan: all Greek women must refuse to engage in love making until the men see reason, lay down their arms, and come home to lay down with their wives in peace. The women agree to make the sacrifice and all hell breaks loose as men wander the country in an agony of unsatisfied lust. Will Lysistrata and her crew accomplish what the politicians could not?
By Aristophanes
Adapted by Ellen McLaughlin
Directed by Katharine Noon

 


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