A production of Lysistrata was performed in the Lenfest Theater from Thursday, Feb. 22 to Sunday, Feb. 25 as part of the theater department’s resistance-themed plays for the 2017-18 season. Based on the system records, Ellen McLaughin’s adaption of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata, first performed in 411 BCE, offers a contemporary retelling for the Athenian and Spartan women’s intercourse attack to finish the Peloponnesian War, an attack led by the character that is titular. Beneath the way of Dr. Meghan Brodie, Ursinus’ production of Lysistrata was more than simply a Greek sex comedy. It reflected the problem and energy of collective feminist motions and represented just just just how individual sex is also governmental.
the start of the play did shy away from n’t penis jokes because the Chorus management, Mya Flood and Charlotte Torres ’18, blew up balloons to express erections and explained the mature content and plot with direct details towards the market. (más…)