Broadway star, female impersonator, and Tony Award-nominated playwright Charles Busch leads a seasoned group of L.A. Theatre Works regulars over the top in this sweet and sassy spoof of 1950-60s evil glamour queen movies (think Bette Davis or Joan Crawford). "Camp" is the operative word here as the fine character actor Willie Garson and Busch have a wonderful time overplaying a Hollywood power couple from hell. The wife, an over-the-hill film star, decides to end her marriage by any means necessary, including poison. But who will inherit the fortune left behind? Great 1960s suspense-film music and the sounds of an appreciative live audience laughing and gasping throughout give this happily silly piece even more pizzazz. B.P. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2020]
Trade Ed. L.A. Theatre Works 2019
CD ISBN 9781682660973 $29.95 Two CDs
DD ISBN 9781682660980 $6.95
Library Ed. L.A. Theatre Works 2019
DD ISBN 9781682660980 $29.95
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