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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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Lysistrata – Trinity Buoy Wharf, London

Director: Ailin Conant Reviewer: Joanna Trainor After drills, push ups, and avoiding being hit by traffic; Hector’s army ushers the audience into their barracks for this evening’s entertainment. Drinks, songs and chats with the recruits, set the scene nicely for their play within a play. Aristophanes’ Lysistrata gathers the women of Athens and Sparta to swear an oath to withhold ...

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