Best of Boston

2002 Best Theatrical Sendoff

Departing artistic director Robert Brustein’s much-ballyhooed adaptation of Lysistrata at the A.R.T.

Aristophanes’s satire about women who think they can stop a war by withholding sex gave the company a chance to have fun with risqué material. But the proceedings were tame enough to suggest why we can’t wait for what the new artistic junta has in store.