Luisa Jojic’s Lysistrata leads the revolution with Quelemia Sparrow, as ancient Greek comedy informs contemporary politics and Indigenous reminder of land and tradition. (Photo: Tim Matheson)
The play is
The play is, now, Lysistrata by Aristophanes at Bard on the Beach in
Vanier Park Sen̓áḵw:, a village remembered well by the Coast Salish people of the west coast and everyone who went to BOB’s only non-Shakespeare play of 2018.
The set up is such: bard on the beachers are getting ready to put on Hamlet, and, much to Colleen Wheeler‘s dismay, opt for Lysistrata instead, as Hamlet in all his meandering thoughts is a man who does nothing, while Lysistrata and her band of Grecian sisters cause a revolt.
Because the city is rezoning the traditional Sen̓áḵw: village area (now Vanier Park) for a shipping terminal. Continue reading “Hamlet ditched Lysistrata stitched and pitched”