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My guest today is Lana Schwarcz talking about the plethora of creative roles she fills and her alternate reality piece The Upper Hand, where humans and puppets come together to bet on cross-species striping contests.

The Upper Hand (2006)
When the ordinary no longer sustains its audience, the ultimate performer will do almost anything to get them back on side. Mistress Marvel’s Burlesque Club and MC Randy invite puppets to mingle with live humans to see Lulu Fountain (pron. FounTAINE) vs Capability Brown in a competitive strip-off that is sure to blow things all out of proportion. The giddy heights of theatrical fame will no doubt be achieved by one of these sexy ladies, but which one?

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