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Charles Busch

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  • Kathleen Turner: The Go-To Gal When You Need A Powerful Dame

    Kathleen Turner: The Go-To Gal When You Need A Powerful Dame
    Need someone to play a potty-mouthed, ex-alcoholic nun? An abusive, alcoholic wife of a college professor? A washed-up, alcoholic writer? Call Kathleen Turner, an actress who has made a career of hard-edged, in-your-face, booze-soaked roles. Now add...
  • Olympia Dukakis To Play Prospero In "Tempest" In Berkshires

    Olympia Dukakis To Play  Prospero In "Tempest" In Berkshires
    There must be something in the air with “The Tempest.” Julie Taymor made a film version of it not to long ago. Yale Summer Cabaret produced it last year. Darko Tresnjak will direct his version of it in May at Hartford Stage, where he is the...
  • Valerie Harper To Star In Launch of National Tour of "Looped" In Hartford

    Valerie Harper To Star In Launch of National Tour of "Looped" In Hartford
    Tallulah is back and the Bushnell has got her. Valerie Harper, who received a Tony Award nomination playing legendary actress Tallulah Bankhead, returns to the role for the launch of the national tour of “Looped” at the Belding Theater at the...
  • Theater review: 'The Tale of the Allergist's Wife' at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts

     
    What do you need to be happy? A big life, great art or just a good suppository? These questions haunt “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife,” Charles Busch’s undemanding comedy now at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. Middle-aged......
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nathan Lane and other Broadway stars create 'It gets better' video

     
    You don't normally see this many Broadway stars gathered together unless it's the Tony Awards. But the recent series of gay-teen suicides around the country has spurred New York's theater community to create its own "It gets better" video, aimed......
  • ‘Annie,’ ‘Allergist’s Wife’ in next IceHouse Theatre season

     
    Mount Dora's IceHouse Theatre has announced the lineup for its 64th season, which will run July 14– May 27. The summer production, July 14-17,  will be presented at the Mount Dora Community Building with a six-performance run of Always…Patsy...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival review: ‘Die! Mommie! Die!’

     
    By Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel movie critic The campy/vampy “Die! Mommie! Die” started life as a play, a grand showcase for a drag performer with grand ambition. Then Charles Busch took his Joan Crawford by way of Kathleen Turner turn to the...
  • L.A. Theatre Works moving to UCLA for 2011-12 season

     
    L.A. Theatre Works moves from Skirball to UCLA...
  • Review: 'Vampire Lesbians of Sodom' at Theatre Downtown

    Review: 'Vampire Lesbians of Sodom' at Theatre Downtown
    VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM: Watching this show was like seeing an Orlando Fringe Festival production rise from the dead. At about 75 minutes long, Charles Busch's comedy is suitably Fringe-length. Plus you have the men in drag, the campiness of it all, the...
  • Trial and error at the Ivoryton Playhouse

    Trial and error at the Ivoryton Playhouse
    Theater Steel Magnolias: In the world of Truvy's local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip. Sat., 8 p.m.,...
  • Willam Belli dishes on 'Drag Race'

    Willam Belli dishes on 'Drag Race'
    On this season of "RuPaul's Drag Race," Willam Belli infuriated Phi Phi O'Hara, tossed off hilarious one-liners and got kicked off for a mysterious rule infraction to be revealed at the finale. He also recently starred in a spoof video "Chow Down (At...