Charles Busch to Make London Cabaret Debut at Crazy Coq's | Playbill

News Charles Busch to Make London Cabaret Debut at Crazy Coq's
Broadway playwright and drag legend Charles Busch is to make his long overdue London cabaret debut in a season at Crazy Coq's, beginning performances Nov. 11 for a run through Nov. 13 only.

According to press materials, the show is full of outrageous personal stories, original characters, Hollywood film parody and classic songs. He is joinjed by his long-time musical director Tom Judson. Busch is the author and star of such plays as The Divine Sister, Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, The Tribute Artist and The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, which ran for 777 performances on Broadway and received a Tony nomination for Best Play. He wrote and starred in the film versions of his plays Psycho Beach Party and Die Mommie Die, the latter of which won him the Best Performance Award at the Sundance Film Festival. In 2003 he received a special Drama Desk Award for career achievement as both performer and playwright. He is also the subject of the acclaimed documentary film "The Lady in Question is Charles Busch." He is a two-time MAC Award winner and has performed his cabaret act in many cities, including San Francisco, Provincetown, New Orleans, Atlanta, Philadelphia and in New York at the Ballroom, Birdland and 54 Below.

Judson has appeared on Broadway in the Roundabout Theater production of Cabaret at Studio 54. He toured the country in that show and in 42nd Street. He composed the score to Whit Stillman's indie film classic "Metropolitan" and has written songs for "Sesame Street," Ann Magnuson, Lisa Kron and many others. He is also an author, magazine columnist and Huffington Post contributor.

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