The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch Benefit Screening Set for March 16

News   The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch Benefit Screening Set for March 16
 
On March 16 New York's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center — in collaboration with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS — will present a benefit screening of the new documentary The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch.

The evening will begin with cocktails at 7 PM at the LGBT Community Center. Busch and frequent co-star Julie Halston are scheduled to be on hand for the cocktail party, which will be followed by the 8:30 PM screening of the film at the Quad Cinema.

The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch, according to press notes, is "a magnificent cinematic portrait of the visionary drag artist extraordinaire. . . . This documentary tribute movingly reveals the man beneath the wig. "

Busch is both a celebrated playwright and performer. His play The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, which began life at the Manhattan Theatre Club, later transferred to Broadway and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play. He wrote the book for the Broadway mounting of Taboo, and he also penned the screenplays for and starred in the films "Die, Mommie, Die" and "Psycho Beach Party." Busch's Vampire Lesbians of Sodom was also presented as a benefit for The Actors' Fund of America.

The LGBT Community Center is located at 208 West 13th Street. The Quad Cinema is located at 34 West 13th Street.

Tickets for the event are priced $100. All proceeds benefit the LGBT Community Center. Tickets are available by visiting www.gaycenter.org.

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