Ludlam, Charles

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1943-04-12
Death 1987-05-28
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

b. 1943; d. 1987.

From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 723155580

Adam Berger, artist.

From the guide to the Adam Berger portraits of performing arts personalities, 1967-1976, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Charles Ludlam, actor, director, and playwright, was born April 12, 1943.

He began his career in 1966 with the PlayHouse of the Ridiculous, both as a performer and playwright. Artistic differences caused Ludlam to leave and form his own company, The Ridiculous Theatrical Company, which achieved international recognition. Ludlam's three most successful plays were BLUEBEARD, STAGE BLOOD, and CAMILLE. Although the company attracted grant funding, it was always on the edge of the avant-garde and finances were uncertain. The company made its final tour with Ludlam in the.

First months of 1980 and then disbanded. Ludlam died May 28, 1987.

From the description of Charles Ludlam Collection. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122364009

Charles Ludlam, actor, director, and playwright, was born April 12, 1943. He began his career in 1966 with the PlayHouse of the Ridiculous, both as a performer and playwright. Artistic differences caused Ludlam to leave and form his own company, The Ridiculous Theatrical Company, which achieved international recognition. Ludlam's three most successful plays were BLUEBEARD, STAGE BLOOD, and CAMILLE. Although the company attracted grant funding, it was always on the edge of the avant-garde and finances were uncertain. The company made its final tour with Ludlam in the.

first months of 1980 and then disbanded. Ludlam died on May 28, 1987.

From the guide to the Charles Ludlam papers, 1967-1989, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

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Subjects:

  • Experimental theater
  • Off Off--Broadway theater
  • Dramatists
  • Entertainers--Portraits
  • Off--Broadway theater
  • Experimental theater--New York (State)--New York

Occupations:

  • Directors
  • Actors
  • Playwrights

Places:

  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)