Charles Busch

Legendary brilliance is the only phrase one can use to describe Charles Busch: Playwright, actor, director, screenwriter, and author.  He has starred in and wrote such plays as "Vampire Lesbians of Sodom" (one of the longest running plays in Off-Broadway history), "The Lady in Question", "Shanghai Moon" and the Tony nominated play "The Tale of The Allergist's Wife". He also starred in and wrote the screen versions of his plays "Psycho Beach Party" and "Die Mommie Die" (which he also starred in Off-Broadway). His latest play "The Third Story" produced by MCC is currently running at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York City. If you never seen Charles Busch live on stage, go now! Don't forget to check out

1. Who inspired you to become a performer? Charles Ludlam

2. Who is the one person you haven't worked with that you would like to? Maggie Smith

3. What is the best and worst experience you've had in a show? Working with my friend Julie Halston is the best there is.

4. Do you have any strange or unusual talent that no one knows about? I'm a skilled pastel portrait artist

5. What website do you get your news from?

6. Favorite Shoes? A pair of sixties style suede Beatles boots

7. Favorite Musical? Carousel

8. Favorite Play? The Glass Menagerie

9. Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts? What do you order? I love a good cruller

10. Summer Resort or Winter Retreat? I love Key West but haven't been there in fifteen years

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