Who was Ronald?

Ronald Tavel (May 17, 1936 - March 23, 2009) was an American writer, director and actor, best known for his work with Andy Warhol and The Factory.

Tribute to Norman Glick - "Thank You"

Part 1 of a video tribute to Norman Glick, with speeches by Jorge Acosta, Norman's brother David, and excerpts from Two by Tavel.

Two By Tavel: A Tribute to Harvey Tavel, The Power Behind the Throne

Two By Tavel: A Tribute to Harvey Tavel, The Power Behind The Throne. Two plays by Ronald Tavel: Kitchenette and The Life of Juanita Castro. Directed by Norman Glick, Co-Directed by Jorge Acosta.

Tribute to Norman Glick - Excerpts, Medleys, and Closing Ceremonies

Part 3 of a video tribute to Norman Glick, with an excerpt from Kitchenette and Ronald Tavel's Fabulous Creatures, a Medley from the Plays of Ronald Tavel, performed by Norman Thomas Marshall, and Closing Ceremonies by Agosto Machado, Norman Thomas Marshall, Ruby Lynn Reyener, Jorge Acosta, and David Glick.

Andy Warhol's Ridiculous Screenplays - Book Launch Video with Promotion by Marc Seigel

Part 2 of a video tribute to Norman Glick, with a speech by Norman's brother David, book promotion by Marc Siegel, and a history of Ronald Tavel and Off Broadway by Robert Heide. PURCHASE RONALD'S LATEST BOOK, "ANDY WARHOL'S RIDICULOUS SCREENPLAYS," ON AMAZON NOW!

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Tribute to Ronald Tavel (Excerpts)

Tribute to Ronald Tavel (Excerpts)

Excerpts from a video tribute to playwright, screenwriter, poet, and novelist Ronald Tavel by Phillip Fagan.

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Ronald's noval "Chained" now published...


Heralded for his collaborations with filmmakers Andy Warhol and Jack Smith and his inspired coinage heatre of the ridiculous,RONALD TAVEL is the author of such Off-Off-Broadway classics as orilla Queenand igfoot,as well as the novel treet of Stairs(Olympia Press, 1968). He was artist-in-residence at the Yale University Divinity School and Cornell...

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A biography of Ronald Tavel

About Page

Tavel was born in New York in May 1936. He was appointed Artist-in-Residence to The Yale University Divinity School in 1975 for his contributions to formal theology and religious theatre (notably, the Obie-Award winning play BIGFOOT): believed to be the first such position ever established at a Protestant divinity school. Re-appointed to that position in 1977...

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Ronald Tavel's body of work online

Archive Page

Here you will find all of Tavel's stage plays, screenplays, a selection of poetry and essays, as well as his complete unabridged novel in PDF format.

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A gallery of Ronald's life and work

Gallery Page

Here you will find a selection of photographs from throughout Tavel's life.

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