Tony Nominee Charles Busch Makes 54 Below Debut Dec. 28
By Adam Hetrick
Tony Award-nominated Tale of the Allergist's Wife playwright and celebrated drag legend Charles Busch begins a two-performance engagement at 54 Below Dec. 28.
The 11 PM shows on Dec. 28 and 29 feature Busch and musical director Tom Judson. According to 54 Below, audiences can "expect laughter, music, tears, and sequins. But no boas."
Busch most recently appeared Off-Broadway in his comedy Judith of Bethulia last winter. His other stage appearances include The Divine Sister, which played an extended run at the Soho Playhouse in recent years. He also appeared in a staged reading of Matthew Lombardo's Tea at Five as Katharine Hepburn as a benefit for The Ali Forney Center. His play The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, which began life at the Manhattan Theatre Club, later transferred to Broadway and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play. He wrote the book for the Broadway mounting of Taboo, and he also penned the screenplays for and starred in the films "Die, Mommie, Die" and "Psycho Beach Party." His noted plays include The Lady in Question, Red Scare on Sunset and the long-running Vampire Lesbians of Sodom. Busch's recent Off-Broadway appearances also include The Third Story and Die, Mommie, Die. He made his directorial film debut with "A Very Serious Person."
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