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Ronald Tavel

 
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Writing

Bookwriter/Lyricist

 
Writing
Bookwriter/Lyricist

Ronald Tavel Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 1969 - Performance Gold Star
Ronald TavelThe Boy in the Straight-Back Chair

Ronald Tavel News

Over 150 Performances Set For TNC's 25th Lower East Side Festival Of The Arts Photo Over 150 Performances Set For TNC's 25th Lower East Side Festival Of The Arts
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2020

Theater for the New City has currently scheduled over 150 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers for its 25th annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts.

Austin Pendleton, Charles Busch and More Set For Theater for the New City's LOWER EAS Photo Austin Pendleton, Charles Busch and More Set For Theater for the New City's LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2020

With the roster still building, Theater for the New City has currently scheduled over 150 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers for its 25th annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which will be mounted virtually for the first time May 22 to 24, 2020.

Theater for the New City Stages World Premiere of SINGIN' IN THE E.R. Photo Theater for the New City Stages World Premiere of SINGIN' IN THE E.R.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 26, 2019

Sometimes a trip to the Emergency Room is so awful that it's just made for Theater of the Ridiculous.  That's the premise of 'Singin' in the E.R.,' the newest musical by Ruby Lynn Reyner, a star of John Vaccarro's Playhouse of the Ridiculous who has been called a female Jerry Lewis.

La Mama Presents COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES- MARIO MONTEZ Photo La Mama Presents COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES- MARIO MONTEZ
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2018

LA MAMA presents COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #146 "MARIO MONTEZ" -- Saturday March 24, at 3:00pm - 5:00pm?-- Located at, La MaMa, Downstairs (66 East 4th Street, NYC). Moderated by CONRAD VENTUR, Panelists include Brian Belovitch, Bibbe Hansen, Joe E. Jeffreys, Tom Kalin, Agosto Machado, and Lola Pashalinski.

Ridiculous Theatre Pioneer John Vaccaro Dies at 86
by Michael Dale - Aug 12, 2016

Vaccaro's Play-House Of The Ridiculous, founded in 1965, was created as an antidote to the predominantly naturalistic American theatre of the time.

'ALMOST MATA HARI' with Eva Dorrepaal to Play TNC in January
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 22, 2015

In creating a theater piece about Mata Hari, the Dutch-born actress Eva Dorrepaal (www.evadorrepaal.com) found that she shared one quality with the infamous World War I-era spy:  an addiction to dangerous love.  The truth is, you could probably find more similarities if you dig farther, but this is the idea behind her solo show, 'Almost Mata Hari - Lovers, Letters and Killers,' whose premiere run will be presented by Theater for the New City January 7 to 24.

PHALARIS'S BULL: SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT BIG WORLD Premieres Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2015

Producers Al Corley ('Dynasty') and Marty Kaplan have announced the world premiere of PHALARIS'S BULL: SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT BIG WORLD, conceived and performed by Steven Friedman and directed by David Schweizer, will play a strictly limited 5 week engagement from tonight, December 12, 2015 to January 16, 2016 at The Beckett Theater at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street.

TNC to Tribute Norman Glick, Celebrate Ronald Tavel's New Andy Warhol Book, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

On November 30 at 8:00, Theater for the New City will present a tribute to director/actor Norman Glick (1946-2015) and the book launch of Ronald Tavel's last book, 'Andy Warhol's Ridiculous Screenplays' (which has a forward by Marc Siegel). The evening will include video of noted performances of Tavel plays and a medley of 'Gorilla Queen' and other Theater of the Ridiculous tunes by Norman Marshall. The evening will be hosted by Chris Kapp, who was the long-time director of 'Coffeehouse Chronicles' at La Mama.

PHALARIS'S BULL: SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT BIG WORLD to Premiere Off-Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Producers Al Corley ("Dynasty") and Marty Kaplan have announced the world premiere of PHALARIS'S BULL: SOLVING THE RIDDLE OF THE GREAT BIG WORLD, conceived and performed by Steven Friedman and directed by David Schweizer, will play a strictly limited 5 week engagement from December 12, 2015 to January 16, 2016 at The Beckett Theater at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street.

SMOKE AND MIRRORS Returns to the Odyssey Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2015

The magic begins again when one of L.A.'s most beloved and longest running shows, SMOKE AND MIRRORS returns to the Odyssey Theatre tonight, Oct. 24 through Dec. 20.


Ronald Tavel Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Ronald Tavel written?
Ronald Tavel has written 1 shows including The Nutcracker in the Land of Nuts (Bookwriter/Lyricist).

What awards has Ronald Tavel been nominated for?
Performance (Obie Awards) for The Boy in the Straight-Back Chair .

What awards has Ronald Tavel won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for The Boy in the Straight-Back Chair.