Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw (2014-2016) Split Britches Performance Company

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Since 1981, the Split Britches Company (founded by Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw and Deb Margolin) has written and performed in trio, duet, and solo, as well as collaborated and performed with other artists. Their vaudevillian satirical gender-bending performances have received numerous awards, including a Jane Chamber award and four Village Voice OBIE awards. Their collection of scripts, "Split Britches Feminist Performance/Lesbian Practice," edited by Sue Ellen Case, won the 1997 Lambda Literary Award for Drama.