This short documentary film maps Performance Magazine’s history and legacy by bringing together original editors, guest contributors and others connected to the magazine to reflect on it over 30 years on.
A study of post-millennial solo performance in the UK and Western Europe that explores the contentious relationship between identity, individuality and neoliberalism.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
The first annual anthology of commissioned new work by queer authors.
Broadsheet for Lady Malcolm’s Servants’ Ball, the 2016 re-enactment of the 1920s and 1930s queer parties.
On Thursday October 2, 2014, LADA presented ALAG, its first-ever fundraising event, which took place at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London.
Boxset contains 40 DVDS documenting public events with contextualising texts. Shelved in Oversize section.
Programme Notes: Case studies for locating experimental theatre, revised and expanded second edition is a collection of commissioned essays, case studies and interviews reflecting the exciting and complex relationships between ‘mainstream’ stages and ‘experimental’ theatre practices. This revised and expanded edition includes the original contributions (from the first edition, published 2007) whilst illustrating some of the seismic shifts that have taken place across the theatre landscape of the UK since 2007 through profiles of the work of Manchester International Festival, National Theatre Scotland, BAC (Battersea Arts Centre) and Forest Fringe.
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Documentation of 1998 performance at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith. Devised and directed by Neil Bartlett. Music by Benjamin Britten. With Toby Spence (tenor).Part of the Neil Bartlett Collection. Donated to the British Library and the Live Art Development Agency Study Room from Neil Bartlett’s personal collection.
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 item can be found in the Miscellaneous Article Folder number 4
This item is referenced in the SPILL study boxes Study Room Guide, catalogue no. P2012
Part of the Trashing Performance programme – the second year of Performance Matters – 25-29th October 2011.
Addresses the multi-layered issue of camp, whose inexhaustible breadth of reference and theoretical relevance to the issues taken up by academic research in recent years have made it one of the most salient and challenging issues on the contemporary critical stage.
Collected for the first time in print, over a decade of texts from one of British theatre’s fiercest voices, documenting the extraordinary site-specific solo performances which have run parallel to Bartlett’s work as a mainstream director.
Performance and Cocktails26 August 2010Royal Vauxhall Tavern7.30 DJ Father ClothHostess: Amy LameToilet Attendent: Harold Offeh8.35pmDominic Johnson: DepartureWendy Houstoun: StarbuckedHelena Hunter: The Other Room9.10pm DJ Father Cloth9.30pmRajni Shah: Song of LettersRoy Kerr: In Third PlaceSpecial Guest Kira O’Reilly9.55 DJ Father Cloth10.10pmH. Plewis: Rom Dot ComMitch & Parry: Oceans ApartNeil Bartlett: Sleeping Beauty10.40pm show ends – DJ Father Cloth11.30pm Last Orders
Performance and Cocktails26 August 2010Royal Vauxhall Tavern7.30 DJ Father ClothHostess: Amy LameToilet Attendent: Harold Offeh8.35pmDominic Johnson: DepartureWendy Houstoun: StarbuckedHelena Hunter: The Other Room9.10pm DJ Father Cloth9.30pmRajni Shah: Song of LettersRoy Kerr: In Third PlaceSpecial Guest Marisa Carnesky: An Introduction to Dystopian Wonders by Dr. Carnesky9.55 DJ Father Cloth10.10pmH. Plewis: Rom Dot ComMitch & Parry: Oceans ApartNeil Bartlett: Sleeping Beauty10.40pm show ends – DJ Father Cloth11.30pm Last Orders
Performance and Cocktails25 August 2010Royal Vauxhall Tavern7.30 DJ Father ClothHostess: Amy LameToilet Attendent: Harold Offeh8.30pmHelena Hunter: The Other RoomWendy Houstoun: StarbuckedDominic Johnson: Departure9pm DJ Father Cloth9.20pmRoy Kerr: In Third PlaceMitch & Parry: Oceans ApartSpecial Guest George Chakravarthi: Negrophilia!9.45 DJ Father Cloth10pmH. Plewis: Rom Dot ComRajni Shah: Song of LettersNeil Bartlett: Sleeping Beauty10.30pm show ends – DJ Father Cloth11.30pm Last Orders
A collection of case studies, interviews and essays which explores the ways in which contemporary theatre is changing through new relationship between mainstream venues and experimental practices. 108 pages, 16 black and white photographs, 12cm x 16.5cm. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).
Survey of projects commissioned by Artangel from 1985 to 2002. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)