Aristophanes' Lysistrata 2016
In 2016 we performed Lysistrata at the Warwick Arts Centre. Watch the performance below:
Some key questions to think about when watching the play:
- Do you think an ancient audience would have taken Lysistrata’s message about sexual relations in ancient Greek society seriously? Why?
- How can those people who are excluded from, or marginalised within, the democratic political process express their views?
- How do the Athenians justify excluding women from public life? Is it possible to find ideas of respect and affection for women in Athenian culture or is it entirely misogynistic?
Find our thoughts in these videos.