aristophanes aristophanes  /ˌæ rə ˈstɔ fə niz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ancient Greek dramatist remembered for his comedies (448-380 BC)

News

  1. Lysistrata Jones Will "Give It Up" on the Big Screen; Andy Fickman Will Direct Film Adaptation

    Andy Fickman ("She's the Man") will develop and direct a film adaptation of Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn's Lysistrata Jones, the musical adaptation of Aristophanes' Lysistrata, in which a group of high school cheerleaders refuse to "give it up" until their basketball-player boyfriends score on the court.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Playbill

  2. A Loaded Bible Story, Tweaked For The Opera Stage

    Composer Mark Adamo has made beautiful music out of classic books. His Little Women is among the most produced American operas today. He also wrote the words and music for his operatic adaptation of Aristophanes' Greek drama, Lysistrata. His latest work, The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, has proven...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

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Quotes

  1. Jeremy Paxman asked: "The realm that according to Aristophanes was built by the birds to separate......"
    on Apr 6, 2010 By: Jeremy Paxman Source: Daily Mail

  2. Mr Whyte said they embraced everything from "Aristophanes and Glasgow to computers and cyberspace", and all had the mark of the man's humour.
    on Apr 27, 2009 By: White Source: Times Online

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