Busch portrays Angela Arden with Bob Ari as Sol Sussman, Chris Hoch as Tony Parker, Ashley Morris as Edith, Kristine Nielsen as the Sussman's live-in domestic, Bootsie Carp, and Van Hansis as Lance. Carl Andress directs the production, which is scheduled to run through Feb. 17, 2008. ***
At left (from top): Charles Busch; Van Hansis; Ashley Morris and Blake Griffin; Chris Hoch; Kristine Nielsen and Marian Seldes; director Carl Andress; producer Daryl Roth and Bob Ari; Eric Myers and Douglas Carter Beane; Julie Halston; Michael McCormick, Sutton Foster and Edward Hibbert; Michele Lee; Jim Dale and wife Julie; Dana Ivey; Alexandra Chando, Jake Silbermann and Elena Goode; and Karen Ziemba.
Below: The cast of Die Mommie Die! (top) take their opening-night bows and (below) celebrates with an opening night cake.
photos by Aubrey Reuben