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Theatre: "Lysistrata"


Date and Time:
31 October 2013
8:00 PM
 
Location:
Elstad Auditorium
 
Description:

 

Lysistrata imageAdapted and directed by Ethan Sinnott, this classic 411 BC comedy by the wily Aristophanes spotlights the women of ancient Greece who have become annoyed with an endless, pointless, and ridiculous war being fought by their husbands and lovers. Drastic times require drastic measures. They decide to barricade themselves in the Athenian treasury and renounce sex until their men finally cease hostilities and make peace. Short version: NO MORE SEX UNTIL NO MORE WAR. It's a ballsy, cheeky idea converted by our heroine into a plan she engineers to perfection. As a result, the play has many happy endings. The pithy moral of this tale: love is indeed a battlefield.

  • Thursday, October 31, 8 p.m. (preview)
  • Friday, November 1, 8 p.m. (opening night)
  • Saturday, November 2, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 3, 2 p.m.

Performances are in the Elstad Auditorium, 800 Florida Avenue, NE (Metro - Red Line - NoMa-Gallaudet). Free on-campus parking is available.

This production runs approximately two and a half (2.5) hours with one (1) intermission.  All performances will be voice interpreted.

Appropriate for patrons 17 years old and up - patrons below the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent (children who are 5 years old or younger will not be permitted in the theatre).

Tickets and purchasing information:

Non-Gallaudet students (regular) - $10 on-line (with a credit card), $12 at the Box Office Window (with cash or local check); Adults - $15 on-line (with a credit card), $20 at the Box Office Window (with cash or a local check).

Groups of 10 people or more - call or email.

The on-line credit card system (TicketLeap) stops processing credit card transactions three (3) hours before the start of the event.  Once credit card transactions stop, ticket purchases must be made at the Box Office Window with cash or by local check. The Box Office Window is open two (2) hours before each performance.

Gallaudet students

Full-time students who have paid the fall 2013 semester unit fee receive one (1) free ticket with their ID (this ticket must be picked up at the Box Office Window during Box Office hours). DO NOT buy a Gallaudet student ticket using the on-line credit card system (TICKETLEAP) unless you are sure that you do not qualify for the one free ticket.

Part-time students (i.e., students taking ASL or PST classes; or students who have not paid the fall 2013 semester unit fee) and full-time Gallaudet students who have paid the fall 2013 semester unit fee and already received their ʺone free ticket with IDʺ but want to see the show a second time can purchase tickets on-line using the ʺNon-Gallaudet Studentʺ ticket category for $10 or at the Box Office Window for $12.

The on-line card system is available 24/7.  Box Office Window hours on October 28-30 will be 2-6 p.m. in Elstad Annex 120 (Theatre Program main office).

All tickets sales are final - there are no refunds and no exchanges.

Phone:        (202) 651-5500 / (202) 651-5502 TTY
Email:        theatre.tickets@gallaudet.edu
Website:            http://www.gallaudettheatre.com
Buy Tickets:    http://gallaudet.ticketleap.com

 
Posted by:
Juanita Cebe
 

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