A Life in Three Acts (Modern Plays) by Bette Bourne,Mark Ravenhill

By Bette Bourne,Mark Ravenhill

With honesty, humour and low anger, performer Bette Bourne tells the playwright Mark Ravenhill approximately his courageous and flamboyant existence. made from transcripts of a chain of lengthy, deepest conversations, actor Bette Bourne reminisces and replays scenes from his lifestyles from a postwar childhood,a stint as a classical actor within the overdue 60s, to residing in a drag commune in Notting Hill and being an energetic member of the homosexual Liberation entrance. Bette then talks approximately his traveling with the recent York dependent scorching Peaches cabaret workforce and founding his personal cabaret troop, Bloolips, which redefined the time period homosexual theatre through developing their own distinct party of dramatic and vibrant homosexuality.


The piece, in 3 components, marks a special sequence of occasions in Bette's existence to bare either a portrait of a pioneering, radical person and a historic record of the struggles and achievements of homosexual liberation.

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