April 18, 2012: Announcement: 33 x 3: A Split Britches Reunioncoming events


33 x 3: A Split Britches Reunion

From April 18-22, Split Britches will be occupying La MaMa, reminding us of our shared histories and our equal stakes in the future.

La MaMa, First Floor Theatre, 74A East 4th Street (btw Bowery and 2nd Ave) New York, NY.

The weekend program includes:

Wednesday, April 18th & Thursday, April 19th at 7 and 8:30pm

Progeny, a double-bill showcasing Stacy Makishi and Desiree Birch.

7pm Stacy Makishi, an artist long-championed by Lois and Peggy, works in diverse disciplines, often in poetry, theatre, film and visual art and is returning to La MaMa with The Making of Bull: A True Story. Inspired by the Coen brothers' film FARGO, it is about what's real and what's fake and about how we make art and how our art makes us.

8.30pm Desiree Birch, who considers Deb her 'artistic foremother', works with a combination of comedy, poetry, sex and card games to create 52 Man Pickup, directed by Isaac Byrne. Thishypersexual feminist memoir is a game of"go fish" through her deck of unadulterated encounters with firemen, construction workers, pirates, artists, teachers, rockers, bartenders, male cheerleaders and more!

Friday April 20th & Saturday April 21st at 7:30 pm

Retro Perspectives with Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver

Retro Perspective is a performed compilation of Weaver and Shaw's greatest hits. It features a medley of work that has made the politics of gender and sexuality and the humour of human relations assessable to all ages and persuasions for the last 30 years.

Saturday April 21st, 3-5pm

Long-Table on Lineages and Legacies

The Long Table is a performance installation of a dinner party that experiments with a format of public engagement that  encourages informal conversation on serious subjects and on diverse issues such as performance art, social engagement, and human rights. This special Long Table will engage in conversation on the lineages and legacies of Split Britches work from 1980 to present. All Welcome. This event is free.
Sunday April 22nd, 1–4pm

At Home with Peg, Deb and Lo with Peggy Shaw, Lois Weaver and Deb Margolin

Sunday afternoon, Peggy Deb and Lois will be stripped down and personal and AT HOME in the first floor theatre of La Mama for a causal afternoon of good memories, some half remembered stories, fragments of scripts, old costumes and props, video clips and a few songs. Feel free to come anytime between 1-4.  They are taking requests.

Sunday April 22nd at 7:30pm

A Porch Meeting for the Future with Peggy Shaw, Lois Weaver and Deb Margolin

Finally, Split Britches ask you to join them Sunday evening 22nd April  to discuss proposals for a future. Conversation may, but won't necessarily include, apparent fix-all solutions, slamming prognoses and sharing stories and ideas for how to make it a happy one from here-on-out. It will be a celebration of what the future might be. Hosted by Lesbian Performance Artist, Tammy WhyNot.

This event is free.

Keep watching the Split Britches Website for updates. For tickets, visit the LaMaMa Website, or call 212-475-7710.