Interview with Betsy Salkind and Helene Lantry about their comedy show "Terrorist Bridesmaids," 1989 September 3

Title

Interview with Betsy Salkind and Helene Lantry about their comedy show "Terrorist Bridesmaids," 1989 September 3

Date

1989-09-03

Description

In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on September 3, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Betsy Salkind and Helene Lantry about their four women comedy show, "Terrorist Bridesmaids." The show is scheduled to run at Club Cafe. The show features solo and ensemble performances, as well as improvisation. Both woman talk about their comedy careers in Boston and the benefits of being in Boston over a more competitive scene like New York City. They also talk about lesbian nightlife in Boston and their theories on why there are more venues for gay men. Lantry talks about the impact of her comedy on straight audiences, making them think about LGBTQ people and their lives and rights in a new way.

Creator

Boston's Other Voice

Subject

Salkind, Betsy; Lantry, Helene; Comedy; Club Cafe; Radio programs; Boston (Mass.); Lesbians; Gay men; Bisexuals; Transgender people

Contributor

Stickel, Peter

Publisher

The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston

Rights

Copyright restrictions may apply. Email info@historyproject.org for more information.

Type

Sound

Format

audio/mp3

Identifier

THP-046-BOV-071_19890903

Duration

29:58

Bit Rate/Frequency

128000

Citation

Boston's Other Voice, “Interview with Betsy Salkind and Helene Lantry about their comedy show "Terrorist Bridesmaids," 1989 September 3,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed September 22, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/172.

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