When elephants are in must: Peggy shaw, acts of Trans/fer, and the present future of queer desire

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Abstract

Performed three months after performance artist Peggy Shaw nearly died from a stroke, the 2011 production of Must in Amherst was infused with the exigencies of the present: Shaw âœmustâperform Must in order to pass her butch legacy onto the next generation of queer and trans folk in the audience.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)68-79
Number of pages12
JournalTDR - The Drama Review - A Journal of Performance Studies
Volume58
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 19 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts
  • Literature and Literary Theory

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