"The artistic journey is an ongoing process of discovering who you are, and I'm still searching. You may have been dealt an odd hand, but instead of walking away from the game, keep playing. Magical things can happen." -- CB

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"The main joy of The Third Story is that its foolery embodies something substantive"

Highlights from Michael Feingold's review in The Village Voice:

"The forest of narrative is dark, and its paths are twisted. At least so things are in the magical world of Charles Busch, whose narrative forest gets deeper and more mysterious as he ventures further along its unexplored byways."

"This is rich food; not surprisingly, palates accustomed to the thin gruel that today's theater too often serves up have grimaced at it."

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Here’s to Leading Ladies - A Night Out With Kathleen Turner and Charles Busch

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Published: January 23, 2009

ON a recent January night, Kathleen Turner and Charles Busch were sitting in a private room at Cowgirl, a bar and restaurant in the West Village, where a clamorous cast party was in full swing. She wore a dark wool turtleneck sweater. He sported a gray chenille toque hat — the kind, he said, that “Lillian Hellman would have asked you to hide money in.”

The two, both 54, share starring roles in Mr. Busch’s new play, “The Third Story,” a campy 1940’s-meets-sci-fi comedy that previewed Jan. 14 at the Lucille Lortel Theater (the play formally opens Feb. 2). read more

Kathleen Turner talks about "The Third Story" and Charles Busch on The Today Show

"The Third Story" with Kathleen Turner at the Lucille Lortel Theater

Die, Mommie, Die! - Live! Off-Broadway, 2007

A Very Serious Person - Trailer

Die Mommie Die! trailer

Psycho Beach Party trailer

The Tale of the Allergist's Wife

Linda Lavin, Tony Roberts, and Michele Lee perform a scene from Charles' hilarious Broadway hit at the 2001 Tony Awards.

A Few Career Highlights

Portraits of the Artist as a Man