From Spider-Man to Leap of Faith, A Look at the 2011-12 Broadway Season: The Musicals

By Playbill Staff
09 Mar 2012

Show: Lysistrata Jones
Theatre: Walter Kerr Theatre
Preview: Nov. 12, 2011
Opening: Dec. 14, 2011
Closing: Jan. 8, 2012
Creators: Music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn. Book by Douglas Carter Beane. Direction by Dan Knechtges.
Original Principal Cast: Patti Murin as Lysistrata Jones, Liz Mikel as Hetaira, Josh Segarra as Mick, Jason Tam as Xander and Lindsay Nicole Chambers as Robin.
Synopsis: According to producers, "The Athens University basketball team hasn't won a game in 30 years. But when spunky transfer student Lysistrata Jones (Murin) dares the squad’s fed-up girlfriends to stop 'giving it up' to their boyfriends until they win a game, their legendary losing streak could be coming to an end. In this boisterous new musical comedy, Lyssie J. and her girl-power posse give Aristophanes' classic comedy a sexy, modern twist and take student activism to a whole new level."

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