Theatre Review: The Sapphire Theatre Company’s “Lysistrata”

Poster for the Sapphire Theatre Company’s production of Lysistrata - designed by Hugh Arthur

Last Sunday afternoon I parked in the Sun garage and took the escalator up to the fourth floor of the Circle Centre Mall to see “Lysistrata,” written by Aristophanes and adapted by David Orr and director Bonnie Mill.  This was the first production of the new, professional, Sapphire Theatre Company.  You may remember that I wrote about their “Women’s Meet and Greet” event a few weeks ago.

I enjoyed this production for the reasons that I enjoy a good beach read:  it is fluffy and it includes a lot of sexy people thinking almost constantly about sex.

(By the way, this show is rated by the theatre “A” for Adult content.  Just so you know, if I gave age ratings for my reviews, I would rate the following comments as “A” for Adult, too.)

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“Women’s Meet and Greet” with the Sapphire Theatre Company

Poster for the Sapphire Theatre Company’s inaugural production

Last Monday, I took an hour off as “personal business time” from my day job so that I could drive downtown to the Circle Centre Mall to attend the “Women’s Meet and Greet” event sponsored by the new, professional Sapphire Theatre Company.

It was a very exciting hour!

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