Archived: Lysistrata

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Starring Grey Garrett
An adaptation of the comedy by Aristophanes
Adapted and directed by James Ricks

September 22nd – October 14th

Libby S. Gottwald Playhouse – Dominion Arts Center
600 E. Grace Street, Richmond VA 23220

What’s the only way to keep men from going to war?  Withhold the one thing they care about more than killing the enemy – SEX.  In our world premiere adaptation of this 2500 year old hilarious comedy, a young woman named Lysistrata convinces the women of Greece to go on a sex strike until a peace treaty is signed.   Find out which sex will be able to hold out until their needs are met!

War Is Over! If you want it…

*Be advised – The show will contain nudity, adult language, and sexual situations, and is not suitable for children. Parental discretion is advised.

Ticket Prices & Calendar

To purchase tickets over the phone, please call the Dominion Arts Center at 1.800.514.3849

Preview – September 21st; 8pm – All tickets $22*

Opening – September 22nd; 8pm

Adults – $32*            Seniors (65+) – $27*            Students (Must show ID) – $22*
*Does not include convenience or handling fees


600 E Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219

With more than 1,000 spaces within two blocks, there’s plenty of parking available at the Dominion Arts Center. There are several parking decks available for all performances and events. Please note that there are different decks available for matinee shows (before 5 p.m.) and evening performances. All decks are within walking distance of the Dominion Arts Center and are listed below.