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This interview with the late writer, playwright and Warhol screenwriter, Ronald Tavel was conducted in Berlin in 2001. It offers rare insight into Tavel's work with Warhol, his perspectives on theater, stardom and Jack Smith, and his seminal role as co-founder of the groundbreaking queer theater movement, the Theatre of the Ridiculous. Given the increase in interest in 1960s performance and art scenes, and gay culture, this interview with one of the major figures at the time offers new historical information as well as fascinating perspectives on such the role of sexuality and exoticism in the queer scene at the time.