Charles Busch News

Date of Birth: September 23, 1954 (62)
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Gender: Male
Charles Busch to Perform, Chat New Album with Richard Skipper at The TriadCharles Busch to Perform, Chat New Album with Richard Skipper at The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Charles Busch joins Richard Skipper's old-fashioned variety/talk show on Friday, December 9 at 7:00 pm. He will be sitting down with Richard to discuss his first CD, Charles Busch's 'Live at Feinstein's/54 Below' with Tom Judson on piano, just released December 1, 2016. (more...)

HEISENBERG, Starring Mary-Louise Parker and Denis Arndt, Starts Final Week on BroadwayHEISENBERG, Starring Mary-Louise Parker and Denis Arndt, Starts Final Week on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's acclaimed world premiere of Heisenberg, the new play by Tony Award and two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens, directed by Drama Desk Award winner Mark Brokaw, starring Denis Arndt and Tony and Emmy Award winner Mary-Louise Parker, begins the final week of its sold-out, critically heralded run tonight at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The limited engagement will play its final performance at the Friedman on Sunday, December 11. (more...)

Two Special Event Categories Added to 2016 BWW Cabaret Awards; Voting Ends 12/31!Two Special Event Categories Added to 2016 BWW Cabaret Awards; Voting Ends 12/31!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 5, 2016

Due to popular demand, BroadwayWorld Cabaret is adding two new categories to the 2016 BWW Cabaret Awards to celebrate those special shows that ran only once or twice in this season's eligibility period between November 1, 2015 through October 31, 2016. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 BelowMichael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

This December, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

WINTER RHYTHMS 2016 Launches This Week at Urban Stages with KT SullivanWINTER RHYTHMS 2016 Launches This Week at Urban Stages with KT Sullivan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Urban Stages has confirmed the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2016, which will begin tomorrow, Thursday, December 1, and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)

Charles Busch to Perform at Pride Arts Center this JanuaryCharles Busch to Perform at Pride Arts Center this January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Pride Arts Center presents Charles Busch; That Girl, That Boy in The Broadway in the Pride Arts Center for two nights only on January 29 and 30, 2017. This is the first time this theatrical legend will play his solo show in Chicago. And this is the first of what will be quarterly Pride Arts Center Presents events featuring prominent performers from the world of theater, music, film and more in the newly opened Pride Arts Center. (more...)

VIETGONE and SELL/BUY/DATE Enter Final Week of Extended, Acclaimed Engagements at MTCVIETGONE and SELL/BUY/DATE Enter Final Week of Extended, Acclaimed Engagements at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) critically acclaimed, extended fall productions of Veitgone and Sell/Buy/Date at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street) are both entering their final week of performances.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

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Drag Legend Charles Busch to Bring One-Man Show to Chicago for the First TimeDrag Legend Charles Busch to Bring One-Man Show to Chicago for the First Time
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Pride Arts Center presents Charles Busch; That Girl, That Boy in The Broadway in the Pride Arts Center for two nights only on January 29 and 30, 2017. This is the first time this theatrical legend will play his solo show in Chicago. And this is the first of what will be quarterly Pride Arts Center Presents events featuring prominent performers from the world of theater, music, film and more in the newly opened Pride Arts Center. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore Honored with Fred Ebb AwardPhoto Coverage: Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore Honored with Fred Ebb Award
by Walter McBride - Nov 29, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation just presented the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore, last night in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. (more...)

Justin Sayre Celebrates New Comedy CD THE GAY AGENDA at UnCabaret in L.A.Justin Sayre Celebrates New Comedy CD THE GAY AGENDA at UnCabaret in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will celebrate Sayre's debut comed album "The Gay Agenda" with a  special night at UNCABARET at Au Lac (710 West First Street, LA 90012) on Sunday, December 4 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 27, 2016BWW's On This Day - November 27, 2016
by - Nov 27, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/26/2016
by - Nov 26, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/26/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 26, 2016BWW's On This Day - November 26, 2016
by - Nov 26, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: THE SANTALAND DIARIES Generates Laughs at Desert RoseBWW Review: THE SANTALAND DIARIES Generates Laughs at Desert Rose
by Audrey Liebross - Nov 22, 2016

THE SANTALAND DIARIES, Joe Mantello's stage adaptation of David Sedaris's memoir of his experience working as Crumpet the Elf, is playing in Rancho Mirage, at the Desert Rose Playhouse. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis, Rory O'Malley & More Preview Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below!Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis, Rory O'Malley & More Preview Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Walter McBride - Nov 21, 2016

Just last week, Tony nominee Charles Busch (December 31); Tony nominee Norm Lewis (December 19-24); Broadway's hottest couple, Tony nominee Orfeh and Tony nominee Andy Karl (December 8-14); Tony nominee Rory O'Malley (December 11-12); Tracie Thoms (January 11 & 14) gathered at Feinstein's/54 Below to preview their upcoming shows. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special occasion and you can check out photos below! (more...)

BWW Review: THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Explores What it Takes to Unravel a Mid-Life CrisisBWW Review: THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Explores What it Takes to Unravel a Mid-Life Crisis
by Shari Barrett - Nov 20, 2016

With more than twenty-five plays, three screenplays and numerous books to his credit, American actor, screenwriter, playwright and female impersonator Charles Busch is known for his appearances on stage in his own camp style plays and in film and television. His offbeat comedy "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife" is probably his best-known and most "normal" play, which was a hit on Broadway running for more than 700 performances. It was nominated for several Tony awards including Best Play (Mr. Busch), Best Actress (Linda Lavin) and Best Featured Actress (Michele Lee), and can now be seen onstage at Theatre Palisades' Pierson Playhouse through December 11. (more...)

Live Albums from Charles Busch, Carmen Cusack, Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp Out Next MonthLive Albums from Charles Busch, Carmen Cusack, Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp Out Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Broadway Records today announced three new titles to be added to its 'Live at Feinstein's/54 Below' series: CHARLES BUSCH - LIVE AT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, CARMEN CUSACK - IF YOU KNEW MY STORY and ADAM PASCAL & ANTHONY RAPP - ACOUSTICALLY SPEAKING: 20 YEARS OF FRIENDSHIP. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Players Honor Barbara Cook with Helen Hayes AwardPhoto Coverage: The Players Honor Barbara Cook with Helen Hayes Award
by Walter McBride - Nov 18, 2016

The Players, the city's most fabled private social club for actors and artists, just presented its inaugural Helen Hayes Award to Barbara Cook, the musical theatre legend who is widely considered one of the twentieth century's best interpreters of the Great American Songbook, at a gala ceremony yesterday. (more...)

THE DIVINE SISTER Opens This Weekend at Fells Point Corner TheatreTHE DIVINE SISTER Opens This Weekend at Fells Point Corner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Fells Point Corner Theatre is exceedingly blessed and humbled to announce the third show of our 2016-2017 Season #RescueMe, The Divine Sister by Charles Busch (author of the acclaimed plays Psycho Beach Party and The Tale of the Allergist's Wife). Join us as Mother Superior battles to save her deteriorating convent while juggling a mystical postulant with visions, a sexual frenzy in the nunnery, a confused schoolboy and a seductive suitor intent on luring her away from her sacred vows. (more...)

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