Live Collision Festival 2017 Presents

Theatre

Retro(per)spective

Dates: 22 Apr - 22 Apr

Show Time: 8pm

Tickets: €16 - €€14

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Retro(per)spective is a Split Britches greatest hits album for those who remember the 1980’s and a Split Britches primer for those who may have missed it! Retro(per)spective provides a humorous slant on love, life, work and play, featuring much-loved moments from old and new shows.

Retro(per)spective is a medley of Split Britches performances that have made the politics of gender and sexuality and the humour of human relations accessible to all ages and persuasions for the last 36 years, from 1980 to 2016.

 

Featuring extracts from Upwardly Mobile Home (1984), Dress Suits to Hire (1987), Anniversary Waltz (1990), Belle Reprieve (1990), Lesbians Who Kill (1992), Faith and Dancing (1996), Salad of the Bad Cafe (1999), and Miss America (2008);

 

Duration: 1hr 10mins

 

Post Show discussion
Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw

 

Written and Performed by Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw

 

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Technical Design – Jo Palmer

Sound Design – Vivian Stoll

Choreography – Stormy Brandenberger

Development and Producing supported by In Company Collective

 

Including work created in collaboration with Deb Margolin, Holly Hughes, Stacy Makishi, Vivian Stoll, Stormy Brandenberger and Bette Bourne and Paul Shaw of Bloolips.

 

About the Company
Founded in New York in 1980, SPLIT BRITCHES continues with the duo and solo work of Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw which spans satirical, gender-bending performance, methods for public engagement, videography, digital and print media, explorations of ageing and wellbeing, and iconic lesbian-feminist theatre.

 

LIVE COLLISION, established in 2009 by Lynnette Moran is Ireland’s leading curatorial model of Live Art; both an international festival and year-round Creative Producing house redefining the ways that artists create, engage and collide through live performance and digital platforms. Supporting artists working across and between disciplines and creating fresh new experiences for audiences.

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