Lysistrata Jones, the musical adaptation of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata starring Frozen’s Patti Murin and On Your Feet’s Josh Segarra, opened on Broadway December 14, 2011. The production, featuring book by Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane (Sister Act) and music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn (The Little Dog Laughed), played 34 previews and 30 previews at the Walter Kerr Theatre before closing on January 8, 2012.
Directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges, Lysistrata Jones is a pop retelling of the ancient Greek play about a sex strike in wartime, reimagined in the world of college basketball.
In addition to Murin and Segarra, the show starred Liz Mikel, Jason Tam, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Alexander Aguilar, Ato Blankson-Wood, Katie Boren, Kat Nejat, LaQuet Sharnell, Teddy Toye, and Alex Wyse, with LaVon Fisher-Wilson, Libby Servias, Charlie Sutton, Barrett Wilbert Weed, and Jared Zirilli as understudies.
Lysistrata Jones featured scenic design by Allen Moyer, co-costume design by David C. Woolard and Thomas Charles LeGalley, lighting design by Michael Gottlieb, sound design bytes Tony Meola, and media design by Howard Werner with stage management by Lois L. Griffing, Thomas Recktenwald, and Neveen Mahmoud. Visit the Playbill Vault for the complete cast and creative team.