A play about making war - and not making love…
The Talbot Theatre production of Lysistrata both entertained and delighted this member of the audience, who was there partly because of an English assignment requirement, but mainly because of the opportunity to enjoy a live theatre production. The theatre company employed many different components to bring this antiwar play to life that evening on the stage.
These components can be broken into three categories,
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and dancing. There is a solo sung by one of the Spartans, who is then joined by more people in a dance. Finally all of the group, both the men and the women are dancing and joyous.
This ensemble has taken a play that is timeless in its message, and through the use of props and stage lighting has taken us back in time to mingle with, and enjoy the characters that live this story.