Lysistrata

 

 

Lisa's Sex Strike (Northern Broadsides tour, autumn 2007) At the Octagon until Saturday, Sept 22 then touring until November 30

  • A new version of Aristophanes' classic classic comedy "Lysistrata", in which women from two communities join forces to stop the war between their men by staging a sex strike. In this adaptation, the setting is a present-day town in the north of England, the women are white and Muslim, and their peace effort involves them occupying a local components factory.

    Reviews:

    The Guardian: A 2,500-year-old sex ban

    The Observer: Sex? You'll be lucky

    The Independent: No Sex Please We're Pacifists

    The Yorkshire Post: Lisa's Sex Strike

    East Anglican Daily: Perfect Play Makes Point

     

     

     

     

     

     

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