Lysistrata Jones

Book by Douglas Carter Beane
Music & Lyrics by Lewis Flinn
Directed by Kari Hayter
Choreographed by Kelly Todd
Music Direction by Rod Bagheri
Associate Producer Mary Kay Fyda-Mar

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Musical Ovation Nominee
  • Best Choreography Ovation Award
  • West Coast Premiere
  • 6 Robby Award Nominations including Best Musical

Reviewer Quotes

“ A winning musical ”

Orange County Register

“ Truly a theatrical slam dunk ”

Broadway World

“ A laugh-riot ”

San Diego Story

At a Glance

Approximate Running Time:
2 hours with intermission

WINNER! Ovation Award for Best Choreography (Kelly Todd)




The ultimate (musical) battle of the sexes

Athens University is in the midst of a thirty-year losing streak, so Lyssie J. and her girl-power posse won’t “give it up” to their basketball-playing boyfriends until they win a game. The hilarious dialogue and upbeat score from five-time Tony nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn is an electric combination of Mean Girls, Glee and Pitch Perfect.


“deeply moving while also triggering laughs and nods of recognition” Orange County Register

“an endearingly upbeat, surprisingly thought-provoking musical that winningly elevates the battle of the sexes” Broadway World

“The ancient Greeks liked bawdy innuendo, and this play capitalizes on that” Arts in LA

“Director Hayter.. once again proves herself one of Southern California’s finest, most creative talents” StageSceneLA

“Beane’s book received a Tony nomination and rightly so”
Stage Happenings

“One funny show. It’s worth the trip north to see it.”
San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

“Its high-energy production proves an excellent match to Chance’s strengths and to its black-box space.” San Diego Story

“a good story, well performed, with lots of fun writing”
Observations Along The Road



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Featured Artists

Cast Members

Devon Hadsell
Lysistrata Jones
Camryn Zelinger
J.D. Driskill
"Mick" Jackson
Robert Wallace
Xander Lee
Ashley Arlene Nelson
Robin Smythe
Michael Dashefsky
Uardo Cortez
Darian Archie
Stratyllis "Tyllis" Carter
Klarissa Mesee
Lampito Kanagawa
Danielle Rosario
Cleonice Sanchez
Chelsea Baldree
Myrrhine Moore
Ricky Wagner
Jackson Tobiska
Todd "Cinesias" Stein

Production Team

Lewis Flinn
Music and Lyrics
Douglas Carter Beane
Kari Hayter
Kelly Todd 
Rod Bagheri
Music Director
Bradley Lock
Costume Designer
Christopher Scott Murillo
Scenic Designer
Daniel Bravo
Props Designer
Matt Schleicher
Lighting Designer
Ryan Brodkin
Sound Designer
Crystal Phillips
Assistant Director
Christopher M. Albrecht
Asst Choreographer
Courtny Greenough 
Stage Manager
Sarah DuVal


Mary Kay Fyda-Mar
Associate Producer
Chance Theater Resident Artist

Venue Bette Aitken theater arts Center

Bette Aitken theater arts Center
5522 E. La Palma Ave.
Anaheim, CA  92807
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