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Lysistrata

The Forty-Fourth Street Theatre, 44th Street, near Broadway, Shubert Theatre Corp., lessee, direction Messrs. Lee and J.J. Shubert. The Philadelphia Theatre Association, Inc. under the management of Robert Sparks presents "Lysistrata," by Aristophanes (first performance at the Lenaeum Theatre, Athens, in January, 411 B.C.) A new adaptation by Gilbert Seldes, staged by Norman Bel Geddes, music by Leo Ornstein, dance by Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman.

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  • "The Forty-Fourth Street Theatre, 44th Street, near Broadway, Shubert Theatre Corp., lessee, direction Messrs. Lee and J.J. Shubert. The Philadelphia Theatre Association, Inc. under the management of Robert Sparks presents "Lysistrata," by Aristophanes (first performance at the Lenaeum Theatre, Athens, in January, 411 B.C.) A new adaptation by Gilbert Seldes, staged by Norman Bel Geddes, music by Leo Ornstein, dance by Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman."@en
  • "A comedic play from the classical age of drama in which the women of Greece vow to withhold sex from their husbands until they end the brutal war between Athens and Sparta."
  • "Pour mettre fin à la guerre qui ensanglante le monde grec, les femmes d'Athènes, sous la conduite de Lysistrata, ont trouvé une solution : elles priveront de leurs faveurs tous ces vaillants guerriers tant qu'un traité ne viendra pas mettre fin aux hostilités."
  • "Lysistrata - The Original Classic Edition."@en
  • "A woman's strike for peace using the most powerful weapon in the feminine arsenal forms the core of this the most perfectly constructed and continuously popular of Aristophanes' plays."@en
  • "English translation of Aristophanes' most popular play with its lively imaginative plot and memorable heroine. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture."@en
  • "Aristophanes helped shape comedy.... despite their often fantasical premises, were fairly consistently concerned with contemporary politics and social institutions. ... mildly aristocratic... patriotic ... suspicious of social innovation.... sympathetic to the struggles of the common people.... unrestrained in insult...exuberantly bawdy."
  • "Aristophanes' play, Lysistrata, takes place toward the end of the Peloponnesian War and centers on the lives of the soldiers' wives. One woman, Lysistrata, under the impression that a man's libido is ultimately his driving force in life, comes up with an interesting peace solution: to deny their husbands sexual relations until they can settle on a peace agreement that will end the war. However, Lysistrata's strategy effectively creates even more war than before as the sexes begin to feud with each other. Aristophanes' play is both comic and poignant as it reveals the relationship between men a."@en
  • "Aristophanes' great anti-war drama, with comedic overtones, glorifies the power of fertility in the face of destruction. Plays for Performance Series."@en
  • "Immortal Greek play in which women play hard to get in effort to make men-folk stop waging war."@en
  • "American Airlines, Friends of the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian Institution present the American Educational Theatre Association, American National Theatre and Academy production of the American College Theatre Festival. The University of Oklahoma School of Drama presents "Lysistrata," by Aristophanes, English version by Dudley Fitts, directed by Bernard Hepton, restaged by Charles C. Suggs, set design by Raymond D. Larson, stage manager Keith O'Leary, costume design by Nancy E. Gade, lighting design by Bennet Averyt, choreography by Helen Gregory, music written and arranged by Dr. Russell Mathis, props designed and created by David Mardon."@en
  • "One of the few plays that survived intact from the heyday of ancient Grecian drama, Lysistrata is an enormously influential work of satirical comedy. In order to bring an end to a destructive and never-ending war, the women of Greece take a temporary vow of chastity, pledging to remain abstinent until the conflict ends. As can be expected, mayhem -- and hilarity -- ensues."@en

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  • "Drama"
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  • "Electronic books."
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  • "Genres littéraires."
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  • "Toneelstukken (teksten)"
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  • "Lysistrata"
  • "Lysistrata"@en
  • "Lysistrata. A new version by Gilbert Seldes."@en
  • "Lysístrata : [programa] /"@es
  • "Lysistrata. /"
  • "La Lysistrata /"
  • "Lysistrata,"
  • "Lysistrata,"@en
  • "Lysistrata ein lustspiel,"
  • "Lysistrata : ein lustspiel /"
  • "Lysistrata of Aristophanes"@en
  • "Lysistrata ein Lustspiel"
  • "Lýsistrata."
  • "Lysistrata comédie,"
  • "Lysistrata;"
  • "Lysistrata;"@en
  • "Plutus"
  • "Plutus"@en
  • "Lysístrata /"
  • "Lysistrata : Lustspiel in 3 Akten /"
  • "Lysistrata; Lustspiel in 3 Akten."
  • "Lysistrata ... /"@en
  • "Lysistrata : ein Lustspiel /"
  • "Lysistrata : Comédie /"
  • "Lysistrata of Aristophanes."
  • "Lysistrata comédie /"
  • "The Lysistrata /"
  • "The Lysistrata"
  • "Lysistrata."@en
  • "Lysistrata."
  • "Lysistrata : in three acts /"@en
  • "The Lysistrata [Lysistrata, engl.]."
  • "[Lysistrata] comédie /"
  • "Lysistrata : comédie /"
  • "Lysistrata; ein lustspiel,"
  • "Lysistrata : comédie en cinq actes /"
  • "Lysistrata:"
  • "Lysistrata:"@en
  • "Lysistrata = The birds = Peace = The Plutus ;. The Grouch / Menander ; in modern translations, edited with an introduction by Robert W. Corringan."@en
  • "Lýsístrata."
  • "Lysistrata Lustspiel in 3 Akten"
  • "Ecclesiazusae"
  • "Thesmophoriazusae"
  • "Lysistrata : [Programmheft] /"
  • "Lysistrata : [comédie] /"
  • "Birds"@en
  • "Peace"@en
  • "Lysistrata : [in five scenes] /"
  • "Lysistrata in three acts /"
  • "Lysistrata, comédie,"
  • "Lysistrata : an English version by Dudley Fitts."@en
  • "Lysistrata [Programmheft]"
  • "The Lysistrata."
  • "Lysistrata an English version by Dudley Fitts."@en
  • "Lysistrata /"@en
  • "Lysistrata /"

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