Out from Under Author:Lenora Champagne The women represented in this book are performance artists and theatrical soloists who write their own material. The texts collected here are provocative, ambitious and full of (the) body. Beneath the powerful writing is the under-the-skin experience of oppression for being "other"- a Jew, a black, a lesbian, and always, a woman. But these are n... more »ot the stories of victims. These women are fighters in red dresses. Anger, in the guise of rage or irony, fuels the work; compassion and insight temper it. The artists express, with urgency, visions of the possible that are sometimes hopeful, often frightening.
Includes work by the following performing artists: Holly Hughes, Beatrice Roth, Laurie Anderson, Karen Finley, Rachel Rosenthal, Laurie Carlos, Jessica Hagedorn, Robbie McCauley, Leeny Sack, Lenora Champagne, and Fiona Templeton.« less