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Retro(per)spective by Split Britches

Tickets for Retro(per)spective by Split Britches at The John Thaw Studio Theatre


Written and Performed by Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw. Including work created in collaboration with Deb Margolin, Holly Hughes, Stacy Makishi, Vivian Stoll, Stormy Brandenberger and Bette Bourne and Paul Shaw of Bloolips.
 
Co-presented by the Drama Department and the Sexuality Summer School.
 
Legendary lesbian feminist company Split Britches revisit over three decades of work in their production Retro(per)spective, a compact gem of a show that, rather than resting on the laurels of past achievement, illustrates just how vital and refreshing they remain.
 
“Chemistry and comic timing honed over decades is evident – they work beautifully together, effortlessly riffing off one another, two halves of a seamless whole.’ - Tracey Sinclair, Exeunt Magazine (Retro(per)spective, 2017)
 
Retro(per)spective is a medley of 30 years of Split Britches’ performances that made the politics of gender and sexuality and the humour of human relations accessible to all ages and persuasions. Performed by Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver, Retro(per)spective provides a
humorous slant on love, life, work and play and features excerpts from old favourites such as Upwardly Mobile Home, Belle Reprieve, Lesbians Who Kill, Dress Suits to Hire and Anniversary Waltz as well as material from their newer shows, Lost Lounge and Miss America.
 
Both shows will have a post-show discussion.
AGE GUIDANCE: 16+
 
After the event is off sale online, tickets can be purchased directly from the Martin Harris Centre Box Office subject to availability. The Martin Harris Centre Box Office opening hours are 12.30pm - 2.30pm Monday to Friday and one hour before an event is due to start.

You can contact the Martin Harris Centre Box Office during opening hours, on 0161 275 8951 or boxoffice@manchester.ac.uk.



 

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