by Aristophanes, adapted by Ellen McLaughlin, directed by Marya Mazor
College of Performing Arts
Department of Theatre at the College of Performing Arts
Mature audiences, contains explicit sexual humor and references.
This timely, political comedy centers on an Athenian housewife who calls for the women of Greece to help end the Peloponnesian War. Her plan is hard-hitting and radical: all women must refuse to have sex with their husbands until they agree to peace in Greece. Will Lysistrata and her crew accomplish what the politicians could not?