A Life in Three Acts


With honesty, humour and occasional anger, performer Bette Bourne tells the playwright Mark Ravenhill about his life. The story moves form a post-war chilhood, to the Gay Liberation Front, life in a drag commune and on to the creation of the ground-breaking Bloolips company and beyond. The piece, in three parts, marks a different series of events in Bette's life to reveal a protrait of an amazing individual and celebration of themomentous struggles and achievements of gay liberatoin. A Life in Three Acts premiered at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh on 18 August 2009 prior to an international tour,k in a production by London Artists Projects in association with Koninklijke Schouwbrug/ Het Paradijs, The Hague. Includes an introduction by Mark Ravenhill 'Bourne is superb, funny, touching, even profound.' The Times 'Mark Ravenhill has more to say, and says it more refreshingly and wittily, than any other playwright of his generation.' Time Out 'Bette Bourne is one of the most compellnig figures I have erver seen on a stage.' Financial Times


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ISBN: 9781408125212
Uitgever: Methuen Drama
Datum uitgifte: 2009

Dit artikel werd toegevoegd op Thursday 17 December, 2009.

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