Charles Busch


Ring in the New Year with the legendary Charles Busch. Actor/playwright/award-winning cabaret artist, Charles Busch (Die Mommie Die, Psycho Beach Party, The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife), returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below for his third delightful New Year’s Eve show with his dashing longtime musical director Tom Judson and special guests Howard McGillin (The Phantom of the OperaThe Mystery of Edwin Drood), Andrea Burns (On Your Feet!In the Heights), Peter Flynn (The Scarlet PimpernelBeauty and the Beast), and Ashley Austin Morris (“Murphy Brown,” “The Good Wife”). Join them for a warm, outrageous, fun-filled early evening of music and storytelling.



Charles 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 nearly two years 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, Mr. Busch received a special Drama Desk Award for career achievement as both performer and playwright.

Coming to Primary Stages in 2020 will be Charles Busch’ The Confession of Lily Dare’ and he can’t wait!!


Feinstein’s/54 Below, 254 West 54 St. (Cellar) NYC . 646-476-3551

December 31, 2018 at 7 pm


Interview: Sandi Durell / Filming: Magda Katz

Photos: Melissa Griegel  (

Sketches: Joan Chiverton (