Charles Busch

Acting Roles

 



THEATER

Sister Act, 1976.......................................................................
Old Coozies, 1977...................................................................
Myrtle Pope, 1977..................................................................
Before Our Mother’s Eyes, 1982..........................................
Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, 1984.........................................
Sleeping Beauty or Coma, 1984 ............................................
Theodora, She-Bitch of Byzantium, 1984..............................
Times Square Angel, 1984......................................................
Pardon My Inquisition, 1986...................................................
Psycho Beach Party, 1987......................................................
The Lady in Question, 1989, 2006.........................................
Red Scare on Sunset, 1991.....................................................
You Should Be So Lucky, 1995..............................................
The Maids, 1995, Classic Stage Company, New York.........
Little Me, 1995, Neil Simon/Cy Coleman,
Dorothy Fields Musical, Birmingham Theatre, Michigan....
Swingtime Canteen, 1995.......................................................
Queen Amarantha, 1997.........................................................
Shanghai Moon, 1999, 2003, 2008..........................................
Die, Mommy, Die! 1999, 2007................................................
Auntie Mame, 2004.................................................................
Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell.......................................
The Third Story,  2009............................................................
The Divine Sister, 2010
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Judith of Bethulia, 2012..........................................................
The Tribute Artist...................................................................
Esther
Kit
Myrtle
David/Andreas
Madeleine Astarte
Fauna Alexander
Empress Theodora
Irish O’Flanagan
Maria Garbonza, the Marquesa Del Drago
Chicklet Forrest
Gertrude Garnet
Mary Dale
Christopher Ladendorf
Solange

Older Belle
Marian Ames
Amarantha
Lady Sylvia Allington
Angela Andrews
Mame Dennis
Guest Artist as "Career"
Queenie Bartlett, Baba Yaga
Mother Superior
Judith
Jimmy

STAGED READINGS

The Women, Westbeth, Town  Hall.......................................
Auntie Mame, American Place Theatre................................
The Children’s Hour, Westbeth.............................................
The Miracle Worker, Westbeth............................................
Hedda Gabler
, Theatre for the New City.............................
A Doll’s House, Theatre for the New City............................
Bell, Book & Candle, Lucille Lortel Theatre.......................
Love Letters, Duplex.............................................................
Caged, Town Hall...................................................................
Screen Door, Town Hall.........................................................
The Matchmaker, Shubert Theatre, Boston.........................
Pippin, Manhattan Center......................................................
All About Eve, Abingdon Theatre..........................................
Legends, Town Hall................................................................
The Importance of Being Earnest, LA Theatreworks.........
Mary Haines
Mame Dennis
Martha
Annie Sullivan
Hedda
Nora
Gillian
Melissa
The Warden
Jean Maitland
Dolly Levi
Berthe
Margo Channing
Sylvia Glenn
Lady Bracknell

FILM

Light Years, animated feature, 1986.....................................
Addams Family Values,1993...................................................
It Could Happen to You, 1994................................................
Trouble on the Corner, 1997..................................................
Psycho Beach Party, 2000......................................................
Die Mommie Die, 2003...........................................................
The Lady in Question is Charles Busch, 2005
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A Very Serious Person, 2006.................................................
Gemmen
Countess Aphasia Addams Dubarry
Timothy
Miss Ellen
Captain Monica Stark
Angela Arden
Himself
Jan

TELEVISION

In The Life, 1993-2007...........................................................
Dragtime, 1997, HBO special.................................................
Oz, HBO series, 1999, 2000...................................................
Judy Garland: Beyond the Rainbow, A&E Biography, 1999
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One Life To Live, 2001..........................................................
Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star, TCM, 2002.......
Anatomy of a Scene, Die, Mommie, Die! Sundance Channel, 2003.
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Garbo, TCM, 2005..
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Stardust: The Bette Davis Story, TCM, 2006......................
Lipstick Jungle, NBC, 2008...................................................
Guest appearances
Himself
Nat Ginzburg

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Peg Barlow
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Ricardo Bragini