Dead Ladies Show #3 – Queer edition
A swinging evening about women who shone during their lives but were shamefully ignored or forgotten.
Do the names Clara Schumann, Erika Mann, Marie Curie, Harriet Tubman, Billie Holiday, Clarice Lispector, Ada Lovelace, Kaplana Chawla, Rosa Parks, Chantal Akerman or Carson McCullers mean anything to you? All of them are women who did work for which men took the credit, women who explored the world but remained in Stanley's shadow, or women who were as gifted artists as their male colleagues but did not receive the same attention at the time. And above all, they are women who managed to escape the conventions of their time, made the most of life and went to great lengths to make their dreams come true. During the Dead Ladies Shows they get the stage they deserve.
In each Dead Ladies Show, two women and a man, passionate authors, actors, scientists or artists, share their love for their top woman in cutting edge talks with image projection. They guide the audience through her life, work and achievements. Writer Gaea Schoeters puts the shows together and leads the whole thing in the right direction. The focus is always on a woman from the arts. But also female explorers, athletes, artists and researchers pass the revue. The three stories are followed by a mini-concert in which a special female voice, accompanied by pianist Lies Colman, pays homage to a grande lady of yesteryear.
Organised by Muziektheater Transparant.
|Passa Porta (Brussel)|
Een initiatief van Gaea Schoeters.
Met Joke Devynck, Fleur Pierets, Johanna Pas.
Piano : Lies Colman.
Zang : Naomi Beeldens.