Upwardly Mobile Home (1984, 1986)

Upwardly Mobile Home (1984, 1986) HIDVL

1984
This video documents the first version of Split Britches' show "Upwardly Mobile Home," performed at WOW Café on East 11th Street in New York City. The piece is a working class "survival" story, where a troupe of actors camps out under the Brooklyn bridge and peddle their wares, trying unsuccessfully to "sell out" and "be greedy" like the rest of America in the 1980's.

1986
This video documents Split Britches' show "Upwardly Mobile Home." Originally produced at WOW Café on East 11th Street, New York City in 1984, this version is a revived performance at WOW Café on 4th Street in 1986. The piece is a working class "survival" story, where a troupe of actors camps out under the Brooklyn bridge and peddle their wares, trying unsuccessfully to "sell out" and "be greedy" like the rest of America in the 1980's.

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Additional Info

  • Title: Upwardly Mobile Home
  • Holdings: video (HIDVL)
  • Duration: 01:17:58 (1984)
  • Language: English
  • Date: varies
  • Location: WOW Café Theatre, New York City.
  • Type-Format: performance, cabaret
  • Cast: Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw, Deb Margolin.
  • Credits: Split Britches, producer ; Lois Weaver, director ; Deb Margolin, Peggy Shaw, Lois Weaver, writers ; Susan Young, set.