In Some Confusions in the Law about Love, a (rather unlikely) Elvis Presley impersonator in Birmingham (England) performs his act on a tacky nightclub stage. As the evening progresses, he is joined by two jaded showgirls, a pair of forlorn skeletons who perform an archaic Japanese love-suicide story, and special guests Mike and Dolores, ‘sex act escapologists,’ who are interviewed ‘live by satellite from Hawaii’ on two monitors at the edges of the performance area.
Medium quality single-camera performance documentation recorded at the Leadmill, Sheffield, 1991, 75 mins. approx.
Imagined Theatres collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore...