By Sean Edgecomb
Author Sean F. Edgecomb makes a speciality of the neo-Ridiculous artists Charles Busch, Bradford Louryk, and Taylor Mac to track the connections among Ludlam’s legacy and their performances, utilizing substitute queer types corresponding to kinetic kinship, lateral historiography, and a brand new method of camp. Charles Ludlam Lives! demonstrates that the queer legacy of Ludlam is certainly one of special transformation—one the place artists can reject devoted interpretations in an effort to flow in new interpretive directions.
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