Lysistrata Jones

Theatre
The Gym at Judson (New York, NY)
243 Thompson Street at Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
Running Time
2 hours and 15 minutes, with one intermission
Schedule
Tuesday through Friday, and Sunday at 8pm
Price
$48-$60
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The Athens University basketball team hasn't won a game in 30 years. But when spunky transfer student Lysistrata Jones dares the squad's fed-up girlfriends to stop "giving it up" to their boyfriends until they win a game, their legendary losing streak could be coming to an end.

Join Lyssie and her girl-power posse courtside for the New York City premiere of this boisterous new pop musical comedy. Adapted from Aristophanes' comedy, Lysistrata, Tony-nominated bookwriter Douglas Carter Beane (Sister Act; The Little Dog Laughed) and composer-lyricist Lewis Flinn (Divine Sister) have given the classic Greek tale a riotous new twist. Directed & choreographed by Tony-nominated Dan Knechtges (Xanadu) and staged in an actual gymnasium, Lysistrata Jones takes student activism to a whole new level and celebrates the journey of discovering and embracing who you truly are.

Photo Coverage: LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - June 6, 2011

Transport Group Theatre Company, the winner of a special Drama Desk Award and two OBIE Awards, presents the New York premiere of Lysistrata Jones, a new musical with a book by Douglas Carter Beane; music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn; directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges. (more...)

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