The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch
The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch (2006)

When East Village theater Renaissance man Charles Busch's sexually salacious +Vampire Lesbians of Sodom first premiered on the New York stage in 1984, few would have suspected that the cross-dressing slice of kitsch theater would… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 1, 2006
DVD Release Date: September 26, 2006
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch should prove quite enticing for the legions of fans who have followed him throughout his career.

James C. Taylor
L.A. Weekly

The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch rarely stops genuflecting long enough to let its hair down.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

An absolute orgy of Busch memorabilia, which will satisfy devotees and pique the interest of the uninitiated.

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Joe Brown
San Francisco Chronicle

Affectionately observed, nimbly edited (and perhaps a mite overly reverent) documentary.

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John Anderson

Busch's own personality, and the way the directors use the director/playwright's own dialogue and delivery to illustrate aspects of his life, give this documentary a resonance and playfulness missing in all too many bio pics.

Don Willmott

he's as entertaining out of drag as in it

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

An affectionate tribute to the drag artist who has been a Manhattan institution for more than 20 years.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Invaluable as theater history.

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

might be best enjoyed on TV at home.