Plautus’s Haunted House Party at the Getty Villa

Published: September 15, 2016

Each Fall, the Getty Villa produces a classical tragedy or comedy. This year, productions of “Haunted House Party,” adapted from Plautus’s Haunted House, will take place from September 8 to October 1st. Archaeologist Shelby Brown and UCLA’s Amy Richlin share key facts about the play, its historical setting, and adapting ancient jokes for today: http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/updating-ancient-roman-comedy-for-the-21st-century/.