Plot: Show Business said there was no place for him.
He proved them all wrong.
A drag to riches story…
In Catania and Ignacio's first feature documentary we look deep inside the world of one of the most prolific, talented, and outrageous New York theater artists of the last two decades, beloved playwright, actor, novelist, drag artist, and leading lady, Charles Busch. Splashed on the map in 1984 as one of the burgeoning artists of New York's East Village arts scene, Busch's scandalously sex-charged, cross-dressing classic, Vampire Lesbians of Sodom became a theater phenomenon, running an unprecedented five years and securing its place as one of the longest-running shows in Off-Broadway history. His legendary Theater-in-Limbo plays, produced originally at the dingy yet inspired Limbo Lounge, brought together an eclectic troupe whose talents are on display in rare archival footage.
The film begins in 2000 at the opening night of Busch's hit Broadway show, The Tale Of The Allergist's Wife. "I never knew the big bucks that could be made by exploiting your family," explains Busch. Lifted from years of eavesdropping on his own family drama, the Allergist's Wife offers a window into Busch's traumatic childhood. Losing his mother at age seven, he reacts to this tragic event, as well the
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