The acclaimed actor, playwright, drag legend, and camp icon brings his outrageous personal stories, characters, songs, and glamour.
Charles Busch is the author and star of such plays as The Divine Sister, The Lady in Question, Red Scare on Sunset and Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, which ran five years and is one of the longest running plays in Off-Broadway history. His play The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife ran for 777 performances on Broadway and won Mr. Busch the Outer Circle Critics John Gassner Award 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, Mr. Busch received a special Drama Desk Award for career achievement as both performer and playwright. Mr. Busch made his directorial debut with the film A Very Serious Person, which premiered at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival, where it won an honorable mention. He is also the subject of the documentary film The Lady in Question is Charles Busch.
Venue and Parking: The event will be held in the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College. Attendees are encouraged to park in the Nichols or Trim Parking Lots on Campus. Please Click Here for a campus map.
Acessibility: The Sorenson Center for the Arts is an accessible space, and this event will take place onstage, which is wheelchair accessible and easy to navigate for all patrons. We encourage patrons with additional access needs to contact our box office directly by calling 781-239-5622 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating is limited, but seating that can accommodate wheelchair and companion seating is available.
BabsonARTS offers a diverse array of programming in theater, dance, music, film, video, literary art, and visual arts for on-campus audiences and the general public at the College’s award-winning Sorenson Center for the Arts and Sorenson Family Visual Arts Center. It also supports the creative and performing experiences of student organizations while offering field-based learning opportunities for students working within business and liberal arts curricula.