Charles Busch is an American actor, screenwriter, playwright, and female impersonator, known for his appearances on stage, in film, and on television. Charles 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.
His Broadway works include The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, which ran for 777 performances and won an Outer Circle Critics John Gassner Award (Ethel Barrymore Theatre) and Taboo, which ran for 100 performances (Plymouth Theatre). Charles is also the author and star of such plays as The Divine Sister (Soho Playhouse), The Lady in Question and Red Scare on Sunset (WPA Theatre), and Vampire Lesbians of Sodom (Provincetown Playhouse).
He wrote and starred in the films Psycho Beach Party and Die Mommie Die, winning the Best Performance Award at the Sundance Film Festival.
Charles is also the author and star of such plays as The Divine Sister, The Lady in Question, Red Scare on Sunset, and Vampire Lesbians of Sodom.