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LYSISTRATA JONES at the Chance Theater

Photo by Thamer Bajjali

Photo by Thamer Bajjali

Melinda Schupmann – Arts In LA

When Aristophanes penned Lysistrata in 411 BC, he could hardly have imagined that his play would have spawned the many innovative modifications that have taken place over the centuries. The concept is irresistible: A group of women band together and withhold sex from their menfolk until the men have taken action to end a war. In this case, a group of college cheerleaders make a pact to forgo “giving it up” until their losing Athens University basketball team wins a game. Read more…

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