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    Lysistrata
    By Aristophanes

    21:00, Sat 6th June 2020 - Wed 10th June 2020 at Noël Coward Theatre
    12:30, Sat 13th June 2020 - Wed 17th June 2020 at Noël Coward Theatre
    21:00, Sat 20th June 2020 - Wed 24th June 2020 at Noël Coward Theatre
    Easter Week 6 to Summer Vacation

    Lysistrata is one of the few surviving plays written by Aristophanes. Originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC, it is a comic account of one woman's extraordinary mission to end The Peloponnesian War. Lysistrata persuades the women of Greece to withhold sexual privileges from their husbands and lovers as a means of forcing the men to negotiate peace — a strategy, however, that inflames the battle between the sexes. The play is notable for being an early exposé of sexual relations in a male-dominated society. The dramatic structure represents a shift away from the conventions of Old Comedy, a trend typical of the author's career. It was produced in the same year as Thesmophoriazusae, another play with a focus on gender-based issues, just two years after Athens' catastrophic defeat in the Sicilian Expedition.

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    Audition details

    • Sat 3rd Oct, 16:00–18:00, Random Location 42
    • Thu 1st Oct, 12:15–15:15, Random Location 40

    Contact abc123@cam.ac.uk before 11th Oct 2020 01:00 for more details.

    Cast

    Myrrhine -
    Cinesias -
    Lampito -
    Calonice -
    Stratyllis -
    Lysistrata -

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