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Lysistrata

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Aristophanes' anti-war comedy Lysistrata, written in 411 BC, has female characters, led by the eponymous Lysistrata, barricading the public funds building and withholding consensual sex from their husbands to secure peace and end the Peloponnesian War.

The play remains popular, and for instance was produced in the National Theatre's 1992/3 season transferring successfully from the South Bank to Wyndham's Theatre.

The play was adapted into a film (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0252662/) in 1976 by Ludo Mich, in which all the actors and actresses were naked throughout.


External links

it:Lisistrata sv:Lysistrate uk:Лісістрата (п'єса)

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