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by Professor Charles Ludlam

ePub Theatre of the Ridiculous (PAJ Books) download
Author:
Professor Charles Ludlam
ISBN13:
978-0933826021
ISBN:
0933826028
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Publisher:
PAJ Publications; 2nd edition (September 1, 1991)
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Performing Arts
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Theatre of the Ridiculous is a perfect book for anyone interested in exploring the connections between gay sensibility, art, and contemporary politics

Theatre of the Ridiculous is a perfect book for anyone interested in exploring the connections between gay sensibility, art, and contemporary politics.

Book Condition: Item is in good condition, but has been used by the previous owner. Theatre of the Ridiculous discusses (in essays and interviews) the works of Jack Smith, Ronald Tavel, Charles Ludlam, and Kenneth Bernard, and reprints a full-length play by each of them. May include some wear and creases. A usable reading copy.

Originally published in 1979, Theatre of the Ridiculous was the first book to document this innovative and challenging work - and the .

Originally published in 1979, Theatre of the Ridiculous was the first book to document this innovative and challenging work - and the first of PAJ Publications' acclaimed books on avant garde drama.

Charles Ludlam was, hands down, one of the most brilliant innovators in postmodern theatre.

Ludlam, the r/artistic director of the Ridiculous Theatre, knows a lot about creating art and as a result of his experience, has some very strong opinions on the subject. Ludlam writes about what he knows and what he loves - the theatre. Charles Ludlam was, hands down, one of the most brilliant innovators in postmodern theatre.

Charles Ludlam and Black Eyed Susan in Eunuchs of the Forbidden City, 1971.

Charles Ludlam and Black Eyed Susan in Eunuchs of the Forbidden City, 1971 The Ridiculous Theatre of Charles Ludlam.

Ridiculous Theatre book. Ludlam joined John Vaccaro's Play-House of the Ridiculous, and after a falling out, became founder of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company in New York City in 1967. His first plays were inchoate exercises: however, starting with Bluebeard he began to write more structured works, which, though they were pastiches of gothic novels, Lo Charles Braun Ludlam was an American actor, director, and playwright.

Professor Charles Ludlam. Unguarded, witty, articulate and extremely smart. Frank Rich, New York Times. The greatest comic genius of our time. Judith Malina, The Living Theatre. Artistic director, playwright, director, designer and star of New York’s acclaimed Ridiculous Theatrical Company, the late Charles Ludlam ransacked theatrical and literary history in an evolutionary quest for a modern art of stage comedy. Seen by some as simply a gifted buffoon, Ridiculous Theatre: Scourge of Human Folly exposes Ludlam as a clear-eyed, hard-headed thinker and master.

Originally published in 1979, Theatre of the Ridiculous was the first book to document this innovative and challenging work

Originally published in 1979, Theatre of the Ridiculous was the first book to document this innovative and challenging work. 16 illustrations, £1. 0 paperback.

Charles Braun Ludlam (April 12, 1943 – May 28, 1987) was an American actor, director, and playwright. Ludlam was born in Floral Park, New York, the son of Marjorie (née Braun) and Joseph William Ludlam. He was raised in Greenlawn, New York, and attended Harborfields High School. He was openly gay, and performed in plays with the Township Theater Group, a community theatre in Huntington, and worked backstage at the Red Barn Theater, a summer stock theatre in Northport.

His first book, Charles Ludlam Lives! Charles Busch, Bradford Louryk, Taylor Mac and the Queer Legacy of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company was recently released from the University of Michigan Press. He is working on his second book, A Queer Bestiary, which considers contemporary queer performances that include anthropomorphism and animal symbolism.