FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (9/05)
Aristophanes' Lysistrata Will Open Centenary College's Marjorie Lyons Playhouse Season on Sept. 22SHREVEPORT, LA — Centenary College's Marjorie Lyons Playhouse will open its 2005-06 season Sept. 22 with Aristophanes' Lysistrata.
Lysistrata is a bawdy adult comedy based around the war between Sparta and Greece in the 5th Century BC. The women of Athens and Sparta have declined to fulfill their "marital duties" to their husbands until they stop the war.
Director Heather Peak has updated the production to the present time
on the steps of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Ms. Peak is coming
off a successful summer of directing Macbeth and Comedy of
Errors at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse.
Theatre major cast members include Samantha Grace, Adam Boyd, Tim Broderick,
Jamie Norwood, Jeni Loer, Courtney Gaston and Karyn Gehrls. Other Centenary
students include Miranda Miller, Haley Young, Ashley Owens, Stephen Scarlato,
Alloi Raley, Rene Mezzio, Mindy Alexis Diez, Lauren Christine Broussard
and Morgana Broussard.
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