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

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

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 just one of the most useful. With Lysistrata Unbound, the Cuban playwright has changed the comedy right into a Greek tragedy for the own militarized times, however in doing this surely retains the character with this biting 411 BCE satire—as Spike Lee did in Chi-Raq, their 2015 anti-gun, anti-gang physical violence movie adaptation of Lysistrata.

Unlike other “remakes,” Machado’s rendition happens into the time that is original spot.

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