Lysistrata


First performed in 411 BC, this bawdy anti-war play remains one of the great comedies. Layered with themes of feminism, power and politics, Arcola 50+ presents a play for our time.
Lysistrata at Arcola Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Comedy
Venue: Arcola Theatre
Festival:Creative Disruption Festival 2020
Started: Thursday 20 February 2020
Closed: Saturday 22 February 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: To be confirmed

Synopsis


The ancient world is gripped by a seemingly interminable war.


With the men of Athens serving in the forces, the women of the city can take no more.


In secret they meet and form a pact.


The battle moves into the bedroom.


No sex for the men unless the women get peace.


First performed in 411 BC, this bawdy anti-war play remains one of the great comedies.


Layered with themes of feminism, power and politics, Arcola 50+ presents a play for our time.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
24 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London E8 3DL

Box office tel: 020 7503 1646

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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 20 February 2020

Closes:Saturday 22 February 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 3-30pm

Tickets


Standard:
£15

Concessions:
£12

Cast


Arcola Participation 50+ Company

Creatives


Author: Aristophanes
Director: Grace Duggan & Katie Greenall
Production: Arcola Participation 50+ Company

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