Charles Busch News

 
Date Of Birth:
September 23, 1954 (65)
Birth Place:
New York City, New York, USA
Bio:
Charles Busch is the author and star of such plays as Psycho Beach Party, Times Square Angel, The Lady in Question, Red Scare on Sunset, You Should Be So Lucky, Queen Amarantha and Shanghai Moon. His play Vampire Lesbians of Sodom ran five years in New York and is one of the longest running plays ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: September 23, 1954 (65)

Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

Bio:
Charles Busch is the author and star of such plays as Psycho Beach Party, Times Square Angel, The Lady in Question, Red Scare on Sunset, You Should Be So Lucky, Queen Amarantha and Shanghai Moon. His play Vampire Lesbians of Sodom ran five years in New York and is one of the longest running plays ... (read more)
MTC Announces Fall Benefit Featuring Patrick Page, Sierra Boggess and MoreMTC Announces Fall Benefit Featuring Patrick Page, Sierra Boggess and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2019 Fall Benefit, featuring performances by Olivier nominee Sierra Boggess, Tony nominee Melissa Errico, Tony nominee Norm Lewis, Tony nominee Patrick Page and Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck, on Monday evening, November 11 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd Street and Park Avenue). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates 35th Anniversary GalaPhoto Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates 35th Anniversary Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 17, 2019

Just last night, Primary Stages held its 35th Anniversary Gala, honor ingPulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Downstairs, Bernhardt/Hamlet), and Tony Award-winning producers from the Primary Stages family Jamie deRoy (The Ferryman, Little Women), Dasha Epstein (Ain't Misbehavin', Exits and Entrances), Susan Rose (The Band's Visit, Sabina), and Cheryl Wiesenfeld (Ain't Too Proud, In the Continuum).  (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars Align For Oscar Winner Joseph Feury's New Exhibit At The National Arts ClubPhoto Flash: Stars Align For Oscar Winner Joseph Feury's New Exhibit At The National Arts Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Academy Award winning producer Joseph Feury may be best known for his work on groundbreaking films like “Down & Out in America”, “What Sex Am I?” “Nobody's Child,” and “Baghdad ER”, but in recent years he's turned his attention to the canvas. Michael Douglas, Elaine May, and Lee Grant are proud to present the first complete retrospective of his work, on display at The National Arts Club through October. (more...)

LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast to Welcome Theresa Rebeck, Rebecca Taichman, and MoreLIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast to Welcome Theresa Rebeck, Rebecca Taichman, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

The Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation has announced the next group of guests confirmed for their popular a?oeLive at the Lortela?? podcast focused on Off-Broadway. (more...)

BWW Interview: Writer/Performer Justin Sayre Horror-ibly Camps in RAVENSWOOD MANORBWW Interview: Writer/Performer Justin Sayre Horror-ibly Camps in RAVENSWOOD MANOR
by Gil Kaan - Oct 15, 2019

Justin Sayre's camp-horror-soap-opera, twelve-episode serial RAVENSWOOD MANOR will take the Celebration Theatre stage beginning October 17, 2019 for a six-week run. Novelist/playwright/TV scripter/performer/host Justin took some time to answer a few of my questioning queries on his various functions as novelist/playwright/TV scripter/performer/host. (more...)

Partial Comfort Extends World Premiere of Opioid Love Story NOTHING GOLD CAN STAYPartial Comfort Extends World Premiere of Opioid Love Story NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

With strong advance sales and great pre-opening buzz, Partial Comfort Productions announcing added performances of the World Premiere of NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Chad Beckim. Directed by Shelley Butler, previews begin October 1 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at The A.R.T./New York Theatres. Opening night is slated for October 8. (more...)

Photo Flash: NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY Begins Performances Tonight!Photo Flash: NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY Begins Performances Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Partial Comfort Productions presents the World Premiere of NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Chad Beckim. Directed by Shelley Butler, previews begin October 1 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at The A.R.T./New York Theatres. (more...)

Rachel Chavkin, Tony Goldwyn, and More Join Primary Stages 35th Anniversary GalaRachel Chavkin, Tony Goldwyn, and More Join Primary Stages 35th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

PRIMARY STAGES announced today additional performers and special guests for the Primary Stages 35th Anniversary Gala. (more...)

The Actors Fund to Host Reading of THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Starring Charles Busch and Original Cast MembersThe Actors Fund to Host Reading of THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Starring Charles Busch and Original Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

The Actors Fund announced today that the critically acclaimed, Tony Award-nominated play The Tale of the Allergist's Wife by Charles Busch, will once again be performed for a one-night only benefit reading on Monday, November 18 (more...)

Birdland Presents Ron Carter's Great Big Band And More Week Of September 30Birdland Presents Ron Carter's Great Big Band And More Week Of September 30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Ron Carter's Great Big Band, Bruce Harris, Julie Halston, and more! (more...)

THE NEW ENGLANDERS Begins Performances at MTC TonightTHE NEW ENGLANDERS Begins Performances at MTC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The New Englanders, the new play by Jeff Augustin (Little Children Dream of God) and directed by Saheem Ali (Sugar in Our Wounds), begins performances tonight at MTC's The Studio at Stage II a?" The Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series (131 West 55th Street). Opening night is set for Wednesday, October 2. (more...)

Diana Degarmo & Ace Young, Julie Halston, And More Come To Birdland In OctoberDiana Degarmo & Ace Young, Julie Halston, And More Come To Birdland In October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company Presents THE JUDY AND VARLA SHOWHuntington Theatre Company Presents THE JUDY AND VARLA SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

Emmy Award-winning comedian and writer Judy Gold shares the stage for the first time ever with Boston-area cabaret sensation and Norton Award winner Varla Jean Merman at the Huntington Theatre Company for one night only on Saturday, October 19 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Performance times are 6pm and 9pm. Produced by Mark Cortale, these two extraordinary talents will deliver what is sure to be an unforgettable evening of music, stand-up, and all-around hilarity. The Judy and Varla show features Gerald Goode at the piano. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DINING WITH PLOETZ At Theater For The New CityPhoto Flash: First Look at DINING WITH PLOETZ At Theater For The New City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

Dining with Ploetz, an evening of one-acts, opened at Theater for the New City September 6. Written by playwright and published author Richard Ploetz, the production features three dark comedies, Goldfish, Memory Like a Pale Green Clock and Bone Appetite. The critically acclaimed production runs until September 22. (more...)

Cast Announced for NOTHING GOLD CAN STAYCast Announced for NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Partial Comfort Productions (Samuel D. Hunter's A Bright New Boise, Robert O'Hara's Booty Candy, Thomas Bradshaw's The Bereaved) will present the World Premiere of NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Chad Beckim (pictured above). Directed by Shelley Butler, previews begin October 1 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at The A.R.T./New York Theatres. Opening night is slated for October 8. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Recipient Of Jeffry Melnick New Playwright Award & Inaugural Company In ResidencePrimary Stages Announces Recipient Of Jeffry Melnick New Playwright Award & Inaugural Company In Residence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) is thrilled to announce that this year's Jeffry Melnick New Playwright Award will be awarded to Inda Craig-Galván for her play Welcome to Matteson!. (more...)

Charles Busch Returns To Richmond Triangle Players Oct 11& 12Charles Busch Returns To Richmond Triangle Players Oct 11& 12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Theater legend Charles Busch returns to Richmond Triangle Players with his new cabaret show Native New Yorker for two performances only, on Friday and Saturday October 11 & 12, 2019, at 8 pm. (more...)

New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 Set for October 10-27New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 Set for October 10-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

New York Butoh Institute presents the New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 from Thursday, October 10 through Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Theater for the New City. This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the Japanese performance art form butoh. (more...)

Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation Announces LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast GuestsLucille Lortel Theatre Foundation Announces LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast Guests
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

The Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation has announced the next group of guests confirmed for a?oeLive at the Lortel,a?? their podcast focused on Off-Broadway and the arts. Each taping lasts about 60 minutes a?" with 45 minutes of moderated conversation with host Eric Ostrow and 15 minutes for audience questions. As always, tickets are free to the public and can be reserved by visiting www.liveatthelortel.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast Of DINING WITH PLOETZ At Theatre For The New CityPhoto Flash: First Look at the Cast Of DINING WITH PLOETZ At Theatre For The New City
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2019

Dining with Ploetz, an evening of one-acts, will play at Theater for the New City September 5 – 22. Opening night is slated for Friday, September 6 at 8:00 pm. Written by playwright and published author Richard Ploetz, the production features three dark comedies, Goldfish, Memory Like a Pale Green Clock and Bone Appetite. (more...)

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