Written Works by Charles Busch


Hollywood Confidential

Vagabond Vignettes

A Theatrical Party

Charles Busch, Alone With A Cast of Thousands

Welcome to Corona

After You’ve Gone

Chile Pepper

Return to Camp Kitchiwamee

The Dream


Apres Moi, Le Deluge

Phantom Lovers


Ankles Aweigh!

House of Flowers

The Charles Busch Revue

Swingtime Canteen

The Green Heart


Psycho Beach Party


Four Plays By Charles Busch

Three Plays By Charles Busch

The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife and Other Plays by Charles Busch


Whores of Lost Atlantis

PLAYS 1976-1982

Out-Takes of a B-Movie

Sister Act

Old Coozies

Myrtle Pope, the Story of a Woman Possessed

Before Our Mother’s Eyes

PLAYS 1984-1989

Vampire Lesbians of Sodom

Sleeping Beauty or Coma

Times Square Angel

Pardon My Inquisition or Kiss The Blood Off My Castanets

Gidget Goes Psychotic

Psycho Beach Party

The Lady In Question

PLAYS 1991-2000

Red Scare On Sunset

You Should Be So Lucky

Flipping My Wig

Queen Amarantha

Shanghai Moon

Die, Mommy, Die!

The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

Solo Repertoire 1978 — Hollywood Confidential

1979 – Vagabond Vignettes (That’s Show Biz, People on a New York Bus, La Marquesa)

1980 – A Theatrical Party

1981 – Welcome to Corona

1982 – Escape From Camp Kitchiwamee

1982 – Chili Pepper

1982 – After You’ve Gone

1983 – The Dream

1983 – Apres Moi, Le Deluge

1983 – Reed

1984 – Phantom Lovers


1978 — Hollywood Confidential, Scene One, New York.

1978 — Hollywood Confidential, The Ridiculous Theatrical Company, One Sheridan Square, NYC

1978 — Hollywood Confidential, Victory Gardens Theatre, Chicago

1979 — Vagabond Vignettes, The Duplex, New York

1980 — A Theatrical Party, Performing Garage, New York

1980 — Charles Busch Alone With A Cast of Thousands, Source Theatre, Washington, DC

1981 — Charles Busch Alone With A Cast of Thousands, Valencia Rose, San Francisco

1982 — Charles Busch Works Alone Tonight, Source Theatre, Washington, DC

1982 — Charles Busch Alone With A Cast of Thousands, Chicago Gay Arts Festival, Chicago

1983 — An Evening With Charles Busch, Meridian Gay Theatre, New York

1984 — Charles Busch Alone With A Cast of Thousands, Indiana Rep, Indianapolis

1984 — Phantom Lovers, Valencia Rose, San Francisco