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Aristophanes' Lysistrata

A world premiere translation by Peter Green, directed by John Given

March 26, 27 and 28, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

Great Rooms of Mendenhall Student Center on the campus of East Carolina University.

Sponsored by the Program in Classical Studies and the Mendenhall / University Unions.


Cast and Crew

Lysistrata: Danielle Bryan
Kalonike: Jennifer Latham
Myrrhine: Amber Moore
Lampito / Nikodike: Leigh Wagner
Commissioner: John Darrow
Cinesias: Darrell Purcell
Athenian Ambassador: Collin Jones
Spartan Ambassador: Tony Lewis
Spartan Herald: Michael Gambino
Reconciliation: M. B. Woodard

Women's Chorus Leader: Alexandria White
Men's Chorus Leader: Kelly Hunnings
Women's Chorus:Sara Davis
                        Courtney Wells
                        Brandy Whorley
Men's Chorus:  Kirsis Concepcion
                        Colleen Kilcoyne
                        Mercedes-Lynn Powers

Costume Designer:  Brian Maxwell
Choreographer:  Lisa Wilbourne
Stage Managers:   Samantha Canada
                              Tricia Wilson-Okamura

Production Photos

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Lysistrata and Lampito negotiate their plans to end the war.Lysistrata leads the women in an oath to forswear sex.The Women's Chorus Leader threatens the Men's Chorus Leader: "I'll rip out your innards!"Lysistrata aims to convince the Commissioner that women can best run the city.Lysistrata: "Who are you? A man?" Cinesias: "A man? Hell, yes!"Myrrhine refuses to give in to Cinesias's blandishments.Lysistrata summons Reconciliation herself.Lysistrata and the cast celebrate peace.