Theater: LIZASTRATA (Troubadour Theater Company, Getty Villa)

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by Tony Frankel on August 2, 2021

in Theater-Los Angeles

THE TROUBIES ARE PUTTING OUT

Tickets are now on sale for this hilarious musical retelling of Aristophanes’s Lysistrata, one of history’s greatest theatrical offerings. Lizastrata takes on the establishment, storms the Acropolis, and holds the treasury hostage until the long-warring men of Athens and Sparta commit to declaring peace. Her strategy? All the women go on a sex strike. Set to a mash-up of Liza Minnelli’s greatest hits, the talented Troubie triple-threats perform song and dance for a deliciously irreverent romp. No sequin will be spared! That may be why the show contains sexual language, situations, and imagery that is not recommended for persons under the age of 15.

Lizastrata
Troubadour Theater Company
Getty Villa in Malibu
Thursdays–Saturdays at 8
September 9–October 2, 2021
for tickets ($25-$48), visit
parking free before 6pm, $10 after
about 90 minutes, no intermission

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