Charles Busch Brings My Kinda 60s Concert to Chicago

Cabaret & Concert News   Charles Busch Brings My Kinda 60s Concert to Chicago
The playwright and entertainer will appear January 21–22 as part of the Pride Films & Plays festival.
Charles Busch
Charles Busch Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Playwright and entertainer Charles Busch will bring his cabaret act My Kinda 60s to the Pride Films and Plays festival in Chicago January 21 and 22, 2018.

The Tony Award-nominated author, actor, and drag legend has written (and often starred in) four decades of offbeat plays including Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, Psycho Beach Party, The Divine Sister, The Lady in Question, Charles Busch's Cleopatra, and The Tale of the Allergists's Wife. Charles Busch: My Kinda 60’s weaves tales of his Manhattan childhood and adolescence raised by his “indomitable Aunt Lillian” during that tumultuous decade, with a musical narrative that mixes the period pop of Burt Bacharach, Jimmy Webb, the Beatles, Henry Mancini, and Bob Dylan, with show music by Stephen Sondheim, Kander and Ebb, and others.

Charles Busch: My Kinda 60’s debuted at Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York City in October 2017.

Read: Charles Busch Plans to Reinvent His Cabaret Persona This Fall

Performances of Charles Busch: My Kinda 60’s will take place at the Broadway at Pride Arts Center, 4139 N Broadway, Chicago, at 7:30 PM January 21 and 22. Click here to order tickets, at $50 and $75.

Busch has been a special guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are available for Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Judy Kuhn, Christine Ebersole, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, Carmen Cusack, and Sierra Boggess.

Tickets are now also on sale for the Broadway on the High Seas 10: Odyssey Through the Greek Isles June 24–July 1, 2019, with a lineup of top Broadway stars to be announced. Call Judy Perl Worldwide for tickets at (844) 561-3625. Visit for booking and information.


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