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  • Charles Ludlam, director of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company
Charles Ludlam’s Theater of the Ridiculous both transcended and defined gay, drag, camp, and avant-garde theater from Ludlam’s 1966 debut in New York to his early death of AIDS-related illness in 1987. His work is a foundational influence on Pig Iron, and on this weekend’s I Promised Myself to Live Faster especially. Here is a brief biography of Ludlam’s life... READ MORE »
06 Apr 2015
  • Jenn Kidwell in I Promised Myself to Live Faster
  • Machine Dazzle in I Promised Myself to Live Faster
Meet Our Match, friends. The Wyncote Foundation has offered Pig Iron a generous match to support our groundbreaking work - like I Promised Myself to Live Faster . Wyncote makes our hometown so much brighter and bolder, making the arts possible for creators and audiences during tough times. We have a big crush on them, and want them to keep... READ MORE »
  • Dito van Reigersberg in Pig Iron's I Promised Myself to Live Faster
    Dito van Reigersberg in Pig Iron's I Promised Myself to Live Faster
  • Michelle Tauber in Pig Iron's I Promised Myself to Live Faster
    Michelle Tauber in Pig Iron's I Promised Myself to Live Faster
We unpacking our wigs and disco balls in Louisville, Kentucky where we will perform our next show, I Promised Myself To Live Faster , at Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival. As always, we cannot do this without you. We know you are racking your brains trying to figure out HOW to support us. Look no further. This link will... READ MORE »
17 Feb 2015
  • Dito van Reigersberg in Pig Iron's I Promised Myself to Live Faster
  • Mikeah Jennings in Pig Iron's I Promised Myself to Live Faster
It's cold and icy out there. But not in here. Come closer, feel the warm glow on your face, fogging up those glasses. Warm Gratitude to you, yes you. This year's annual benefit, Pigonometry, was a sold-out blast of hot steamy goodness, and we are thrilled by its success. A million thanks for everyone who came and showed their love... READ MORE »
19 Sep 2012 in Zero Cost House
Beppu. An unexpected delight. After a week of traveling through Tokyo and Kumamoto, being overwhelmed by Japanese food, culture, daily behavior, and, equally, Sakaguchi, his new government, zero yen houses, and Toshiki's new found community in Kumamoto, we arrived in Beppu to begin work on our play in earnest. After our experiences in both Tokyo and Kumamoto, it felt like... READ MORE »