Greeks can often catch echoes, even in ancient drama, of their current tribulations -- and Aristophanes&39; comedy of political intrigue Ecclesiazusae, or The Assembly Women -- in which women take ...
Nothing is sacred in Genesius Guild's season-ending farce, "Aristophanes: Ecclesiazusae." Doug Tschopp, the executive director of the Guild, explains in his Cliff Notes-like introduction before the ...
Greeks can often catch echoes, even in ancient drama, of their current tribulations — and Aristophanes’ comedy of political intrigue “Ecclesiazusae”, or “The Assembly Women” — in which women take ...
But his play Ecclesiazusae, 391 B.C., may have deeper relevance to the chaste posturing and the impure implications of Milano, Baldwin, Midler, and company. In this play, Praxagora leads the Athenian ...
Philosophical discussions will center on themes of “Hecuba,” a production of the Classical Greek Theater Festival of Westminster College, and a reading of Aristophanes’ “Ecclesiazusae (Sexual Congress ...
Aristophanes was a comic playwright who wrote 40 plays. Only eleven of which have survived entirely. His most famous works were the Ecclesiazusae, the Frogs and Lysistrata. His plays have provided ...
They are crowding into “Ecclesiazusae,” a comedy about women ruling Athens. It is cathartic for them to laugh at the way in which corrupt male rule, both political and financial (but principally the ...