by ED RAMPELL
Clash is just wild about Ari — Aristophanes, that is. Sapo (which means “Frogs” in Spanish) is the comedy trio’s latest send-up of the Greek playwright, who wrote The Frogs around 405 BCE. More recently, in 1998, Culture Clash (with co-writer John Glore) riffed on Aristophanes’ The Birds at South Coast Repertory and Peace at the Getty Villa in 2009.
Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Sigüenza’s Sapo is full of Culture Clash’s trademark wisecracks, asides, jibes and non-sequiturs — with topical references