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ms. estrada – The Flea Theater, New York

[ms. estrada] [The Flea] [NYC] (c)Hunter Canning

Writer: Aristophanes Adaptor: Q Brothers Collective Book, Music & Lyrics: Q Brothers Collective with Postell Pringle Director: Michelle Tattenbaum Reviewer: Adrienne Sowers Feminism was declared the word of the year for 2017. Thanks to the prevalence of the #MeToo movement, the Women’s March after Trump’s inauguration, and expanded visibility of women’s issues, feminism is a hot topic in contemporary culture. ...

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Lysistrata – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

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Adapted from Aristophanes Director: Susan Worsfold Reviewer: Dominic Corr One week ago, (21 of January 2017) saw millions united in rejection of misogyny, continued inequality and the protection of others. Tonight, the King’s Theatre hosted one of antiquity's fundamental comedies featuring a different march for women; Lysistrata. While the original is by no means a cemented pacifist text, its modern ...

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Frogs – The Rondo Theatre, Bath

Writer: Aristophanes Adaptor: Charles Scherer Director: Abbi Davey Reviewer: Claire Hayes The Ancient Greek god Dionysus went to hell and back. Now Hecate Theatre have taken his original subterranean quest and updated it for a modern audience. According to Aristophanes, Greek tragedy was in decline after the death of the playwright Euripides, so Dionysus was sent from Mount Olympus down ...

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