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Aristophanes

Make Love and War

Francis Levy | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Back in the sixties the only way to get laid was to join a demonstration against the war. Life was actually quite simple with a clean demarcation bet...

Lysistrata Jones: Aristophanes Done Right

Danny Groner | Posted 02.13.2012 | New York
Danny Groner

While it's a lighthearted and funny story, the play does carry some complicated issues related to identity and sexuality. For these characters -- and the show in general -- there's usually more than meets the eye.

Axing Art$ And Humanitie$

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Iris Erlingsdottir

"My most heartfelt wish is to be allowed to read Nordic studies at the university, because it is my unwavering belief that doing so will cultivate my ...

Lysistrata, the Long Beach Shakespeare Company

James Scarborough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
James Scarborough

Brandon Cutts's adaptation of Aristophanes' Lysistrata, which mitigates the domestic challenges of war with humorous expediency, offers a welcome respite from bad news on the war front.

The Best Medicine

Caroline Hirsch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroline Hirsch

As the economy collapses and political scandals keep flaring up like bad rashes, where should America turn for answers? What's going to keep us from falling apart? The answer: laughter.

One Last Comment on "The Cover" ... and Humor

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

After the torrential deluge of media and web commentary about the controversial New Yorker cover of Barack and Michelle Obama fist-bumping in Muslim a...