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Lysistrata

Author: Edward Einhorn

Lysistrata

Description: Aristophanes' classic comedy about a sex strike in the name of peace, adapted to emphasize the bawdy humor.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2005
Date Added: 1/31/2014
Content Advisory: Strong language and many comic sexual references. Nudity possible depending on interpretation.
1 Act, 65 Minutes
11 Females, 5 Males

NOTE: Lysistrata is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to utc61@hotmail.com.

Keywords: Adaptations · Anti-War · Feminism · Large Cast Size · Mostly Female Characters · Politics · Protests · Sex

This play is in the following collections: Untitled Theater Company #61

Original Production Information

Lysistrata was produced January - February 2005 at the UnderWater Theater, Brooklyn, New York with the following cast and crew:

Lysistrata: Cameron Peterson
Calonice: Saysha Heinzman
Myrrhina: Kalle Macrides
Lampito: Heather Oakley
Leader of the Women: Madelene Deleon
Leadetr of the Men: Cory Einbinder
Magistrate: Michael Whitney
Cinesias: Troy Acree
Spartan Herald: Ken Simon
Corinthian: Olivia Baseman
Theban: Christina Neubrand
Woman 1 (Sheets): Jessica Mills
Woman 2 (Flax): Alice Starr McFarland
Woman 3:(Pregnant): Talaura Harms
Peace: Meredith Szalay
Servant: Geoff Berman

Understudies: Katherine Nolan Brown (Calonice), Alice Starr McFarland (Myrrhina), Talaura Harms (Leader of Women), Ken Simon (Lampito), Jenn Walker (Lysistrata), Lara Lauchheimer (Women 2-3, Corinthian, Theban), Estella Garcia (Woman 1, Peace) Maxwell Zener (All Male Roles)

Chorus: Randall Agata, Blaine Asner, Marcia Avriel, Aimee Baerga, Peter Bandaro, Olivia Baseman, Emily Beatty, Ana Belibasis, Curtis Bentine, Stu Berkowitz, Geoff Berman, Len Beyda, Dean Bianchini, Cis Black, Katherine Nolan Brown, Hanas Buerney, Margot Caine, Brent Calendar, Wayne Cantero, Tricia Carey, Carson Clark, Caveman Colletti, Gerald Copner, Arthur Cornelius, Lisa D'Abruzzo, Vance Daggin, Larry D'Angelo, Daniel Diamond, Lane Ducek, Andrew Emmons, Theresa Fasullo, Callie Feldman, Robb Felker, Juniper Foster, Tony Fox, Johnathan Frankel, Susan Gallagher, Estela Garcia, Nancy Garmes, Pete Georgoulakos, Carmen Grainger, Tereza Grimani, Karen Haber, Allison Hall, Drea Haratounian, Joe Harazi, Talaura Harms, Deroy Holland, Alexandra Holly, Aaron Jay, Bassin Kalif, Meredith Kaunitz, Seth Kubert, Lara Lauchheimer, David Law, Carlos Lenti, Den Levitch, Alan Levitt, Kenny Maltin, Victor Manos, Michael Morgan, Kyle Mastro, Alexa McAllister, Alice Star McFarland, Benjamin K. Melloan, Bobby Michelson, Jessica Francis Mills, Philip Minton, Michael Morgan, Elijah Naor, Andrea Newblood, Christina Newbrand, Jennifer Norton, Schella Orcel, Sharon Paige, Jonathan Rivera, Rose Schmidt, Mark Schulman, Phyllis Seastrom, Carrie Sipple, Marie Slatkin, John Smile Small, Casey Smith, Art Solanoff, Pal Spector, T'Keyeh Tanisah, Ellen Taub, Kate Tellers, Larry Tester, Christine Utterberg, Scott Venters, Carrie Voit, Jenn Walker, Debra Wollman, Bill Zedd, Maxwell Zener.

Director: Edward Einhorn
Producer: David Einhorn, Calvin Wynter, and Andrew J. Lederer
Stage Manager: Becky Thatcher
Assistant Directors: Henry Akona, Russel Kaplan, Regina Robbins,
John Summerford, Thomas Weitz
Assistant Stage Managers: Alison Hall, Kelly R, Haydon,
Casey Smith, Melanie A. Montes
Dramaturg: Karen Ott
Costume Designer: Carla Gant
Set Designer: Cemre Durusoy
Lighting Designer: Aaron Mason
Props Designer: Berit Johnson
Board Op/Wardrobe: Karene Morris