in Royal Festival Hall - 1992

from Southbank Centre Archive:

SUMMER 1992: Sandra Bernhard's one-woman show. As the hall lights dimmed, flashbulbs in the wings signalled the imminent stage presence of Sandra Bernhard and, as if to release the tangible tension in the audience, a woman ran on stage and screamed. This was our introduction to Bernhard's mesmerising 2 hour non-stop cabaret which invited us to witness moments from her life. She sang, narrated and, parked on bar stool created a variety of voices and personas that intrigued. Yet it was her absolute professional control mixed with her personal lack of control that provided the audience with a …   more >>
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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 16 January, 2022 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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performance of 'unknown' performed by Sandra Bernhard

Experience Information

Date/Time 1992
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:58:38 +0100
Approved on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 10:19:21 +0000