Lysistrata 2017, 2007

3 male – 3 female

Peny Fylaktaki

Adaptation of Aristophanes’ play to contemporary reality.  Women agree on abstinence from their marital duties.  In a press conference, they ask their husbands to stop their daily battle at workplace and cease fire in their job competition and pursuit for promotion, which makes them spend endless hours at work, neglect their wives, miss their children’s upbringing and grow strangers more and more every day.  Various family stories join together in a female voice of protest which leaves men to face alone daily nightmares such as housekeeping and helping children with their homework.  The solution is found in a forgotten school scrapbook, which reminds all of the burning flame of first love and of the fact that despite their differences, the two sexes are made for each other.



Aspects of Peny Fylaktaki’s theatre

MAN We lost.

WOMAN  Friendly game?


Seaweeds by Peny Fylaktaki

Peny Fylaktaki is a playwright with a dynamic presence in the Greek theater over the past fifteen years. She holds a PhD in Theatre Translation and...