Lysistrata http://wfpl.org en Review: 'Misses Strata': Crude Humor Satisfies in New Bipartisan Satire http://wfpl.org/post/review-misses-strata-crude-humor-satisfies-new-bipartisan-satire <p>The more things change, the more things stay the same. 2,500 years after Aristophanes first suggested women could end a war by kicking powerful husbands out of their beds in “Lysistrata,” the idea is still compelling to playwrights and politicians alike (<a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20120613/NEWS06/120613071/ban-abortion-Michigan-House">a Michigan state representative recently suggested a similar strategy</a>).</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 665 at http://wfpl.org New 'Lysistrata' Adaptation Opens at The Bard's Town http://wfpl.org/post/new-lysistrata-adaptation-opens-bards-town <p><a href="http://www.thebardstowntheatre.org/">The Bard&rsquo;s Town Theatre</a> is resurrecting the ancient Greek story of Lysistrata in the premiere of a new comedy about sex, politics and patriotism.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 596 at http://wfpl.org New 'Lysistrata' Adaptation Opens at The Bard's Town