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Canceled: Lysistrata (Rudall)

By Aristophanes (trans. Nicholas Rudall)
Myeongsik Jason Jang, guest director

On March 11, 2020, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

In accordance with these guidelines, all public performances at Krannert Center the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester are canceled as of Monday, March 16, 2020. If any performances become available by way of streaming or other technology, we will share that information as soon as possible. While this action is necessary and wise, we are of course deeply saddened not to be able to help create experiences of joy and community in person at this time.

If you hold tickets for events this spring and would like to help Krannert Center, Illinois Theatre, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Dance at Illinois, School of Music, Sinfonia da Camera, and Champaign-Urbana Symphony weather the significant financial challenges that this situation creates, please consider declining your refund, thereby donating the cost of the tickets. If you would like to take this action, please contact the Ticket Office at 217.333.6280 (800/KCPATIX) or kran-tix [at] illinois.edu by Wednesday, March 25. Ticket Office staff will be happy to register this donation. Thank you in advance for considering this option.

After March 25, all tickets that have not been donated will be fully refunded. Ticket purchasers do not have to take any action to receive their refunds. Patrons who purchased tickets with a credit card will receive a refund on the card used. Patrons who paid with Krannert CenterChecks or a gift card will receive a gift card refund by mail. Patrons who paid with cash or check will receive a university refund check by mail. Because of the volume of refunds being processed, credit card and gift card refunds might take up to four weeks to arrive. University refund checks might take up to 10 weeks to arrive. Patrons are welcome to contact the Ticket Office at 217.333.6280 (800/KCPATIX) or kran-tix [at] illinois.edu with questions.

Read the complete Krannert Center COVID-19 update.


Find out what happens when people barter their bodies for peace and justice. Aristophanes’ rumination on sex and war is as relevant now as in the 5th century BCE. Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

Contains adult content.

Event Details

Studio Theatre
Th Apr 16, 2020 - 7:30pm
Fr Apr 17, 2020 - 7:30pm
Sa Apr 18, 2020 - 7:30pm
Tu Apr 21, 2020 - 7:30pm
We Apr 22, 2020 - 7:30pm
Th Apr 23, 2020 - 7:30pm
Fr Apr 24, 2020 - 7:30pm
Sa Apr 25, 2020 - 7:30pm
Su Apr 26, 2020 - 3:00pm
Pick Five+: 24 / SC 23 / STU 15 / UI & YTH 10 Single: 25 / SC 24 / STU 15 / UI & YTH 10 Illinois Theatre Series (4+ events) Price per show: 23 / SC 22 / STU 13 / UI & YTH 8

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