In celebration of the launch of Performance Magazine Online at the British Library on 27 April 2017, LADA is pleased to offer a selection of articles from Performance Magazine.
Continuing with: Ethyl and Lily: speaking your mind, Ethyl Eichelberger and Lily Savage interviewed by Neil Bartlett
Issue 48 July/Aug 1987
In 1987 Neil Bartlett used the London International Festival of Theatre’s decision to bring Ethyl Eichelberger to the ICA as a motive to visit her in New York and then Lily Savage in London. Asking the same questions, they discuss their different approaches to drag.
This article has been reproduced as part of Performance Magazine Online.
Rob La Frenais (founding editor of Performance Magazine, 1979–1987) has collaborated with the Live Art Development Agency to develop the Performance Magazine Online project. All sixty-six issues of Performance Magazine have been digitised and are accessible to freely search, browse and read. A new film by Hugo Glendinning and Alex Eisenberg maps the magazine’s history and legacy. Commissioned features (released May – July 2017) by Anne Bean, Hester Reeve, Lynn MacRitchie, Claire MacDonald and Nahum Mantra respond to the archive and the period when the magazine was published.
Performance Magazine Online is supported using public funding by Arts Council England
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