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Theatre Review: ‘Shoot sperm not bullets’

Theatre Review: 'Shoot sperm not bullets'

Bobby Shipman

November 19, 2014

As I sat in the front row at Tuesday night’s advanced preview of “Lysistrata,” I was taken aback when the character Kinesias placed his penis on my leg mid show. I truly got the full extent of the experience. The scandalous play portrays female empowerment as the women of Greece switched from fle...

Performing arts chair sheds light on ancient gender roles in ‘Lysistrata’

Photo courtesy of Angela Torres

Taylor Fox

November 11, 2014

The audience can expect to see a group of clever actors in an improvisational play that is “funnier on its feet, than on paper," said Elliot Wasserman, Performing Arts Department chair. Wasserman has been directing plays at USI since 1991 and said he looks forward to putting on a slapstick comedy with a serious...

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