aristophanes.gifBy CLIVE BARNES [NY Post, 27 March 2006]
MAKE love, not war may well have been her slogan – but Lysistrata pre dated the hippies by about 2,000 years.
The Greek heroine of Aristophanes’ play, first produced in 411 B.C., is also the star (albeit renamed Lisia) of Mark Adamo’s new opera, “Lysistrata,” which New York City Opera premiered in New York last week.