‘Lysistrata Unbound’: a historical Greek sit-down intercourse hit

‘Lysistrata Unbound’: a historical Greek sit-down intercourse hit

LOS ANGELES—“Updated” and “re-imagined” variations of classics often misfire but such as the change of Romeo and Juliet into western Side tale, Eduardo Machado’s reworking of Aristophanes’s Lysistrata is among the most useful. With Lysistrata Unbound, the Cuban playwright has changed the comedy in to a Greek tragedy for the very own militarized times, however in doing this certainly keeps the character of the biting 411 BCE satire—as Spike Lee did in Chi-Raq, their 2015 anti-gun, anti-gang physical violence movie adaptation of Lysistrata. Continuez la lecture