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The Big Deal: Fort Worth Opera 'Lysistrata' on June 3

by Sonya Jones 16 May 2012 8:11 AM

Presented by Fort Worth Opera, a reinvented version of  Lysistrata, composed by Mark Adamo, takes the stage at the Bass Performance Hall.

Here’s how the Opera describes the plot:  Something old is new again in Mark Adamo’s racy, light-hearted take on a classic Greek comedy. The men of Sparta and Athens have been at war for ages, and the women have had enough. Lysia, sung by DFW favorite Ava Pine, can’t convince her lover Nico to leave the Athenian army. In fact, he interrupts their romantic evening to heed the battle call. So she rallies the women of both cities in a “make love, not war” campaign that means no “love” until the men put down their arms. Of course, the truce can’t last—and Ares and Aphrodite themselves must intervene.

Four lucky winners of this week’s Big Deal will receive a pair of tickets to see the 2 p.m. performance of Lysistrata on June 3. You must be an Art&Seek e-newsletter subscriber to win. Sign up right here.

And make sure to look at our other Big Deals for the week: Click here for a chance to see Kristen Chenoweth at AT&T Performing Arts Center, and click here to win tickets to our very own KXT’s Summer Cut Happy Funtime Fest!

Enter below for Lysistrata.

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