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To continue the introduction into the life and work of Charles Ludlam, here is an interview conducted by Don Shewey in which Ludlam speaks about some of his own inspirations and aspirations. READ MORE »
What is the Theater of the Ridiculous that Pig Iron is so intent on exploring? Read Ludlam's own manifesto . READ MORE »
  • 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 »