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'Lysistrata Jones' on Broadway: No sex please, we're cheerleaders
NEW YORK - In Aristophanes' Greek comedy "Lysistrata" — part of the Athens season of 411 B.C. — the war-weary women of Greece decide to deny their husbands and lovers sexual favors to induce them to negotiate peace. In Douglas Carter Beane's new American musical "Lysistrata Jones" — part of the Broadway season of 2011 — the fun-starved women of Athens University decide to deny their boyfriends and lovers sexual favors to induce them to win a basketball game.
December 15, 2011