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Lady Dicks and Lesbian Brothers: Staging the Unimaginable at the WOW Cafe Theatre
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Lady Dicks and Lesbian Brothers: Staging the Unimaginable at the WOW Cafe Theatre (Paperback)

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Out of a small, hand-to-mouth women's theatre collective called the WOW Cafe located on the lower east side of Manhattan there emerged some of the most important theatre troupes and performance artists of the 1980s and 1990s. Appearing on the cultural scene at a critical turning point in both the women's movement and feminist theory, WOW put a witty, hilarious, gender-bending, and erotically charged aesthetic on stage for women in general and lesbians in particular. Featured performers included the Split Britches Company, the Five Lesbian Brothers, Carmelita Tropicana, Holly Hughes, Lisa Kron, Deb Margolin, Reno, Peggy Shaw, and Lois Weaver. For three decades the WOW Cafe Theatre has nurtured fledgling women writers, designers, and performers who continue to create important performance work. Lady Dicks and Lesbian Brothers offers the first critical history of the WOW Cafe, based on dozens of interviews with WOW performers and other participants, newspaper reviews of the earliest productions, and unpublished photographs, and suggests why the collective has had such amazing longevity and an enduring legacy.

Film, TV & DramaTheatreLGBT & Gender StudiesGay & Lesbian studiesLesbian studiesLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: The University of Michigan Press Publication Date: 30/07/2011 ISBN-13: 9780472051229  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 24/10/2018.  

Kate Davy is Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan, Dearborn. Her previous books include Richard Foreman: Plays and Manifestos and Richard Foreman and the Ontological-Hysteric Theatre.

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