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The Lady in Question is Charles Busch (2006)

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Average Rating: 6.1/10
Critic Reviews: 9
Fresh: 7 | Rotten: 2

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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 eventually be honored as one of the longest-running shows in off-Broadway history. A runaway hit with the underground art community that quickly found its way to the mainstream, Vampire Lesbians of Sodom defied convention to become one of the hottest tickets in town, and

Sep 26, 2006

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

April 21, 2006
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Affectionately observed, nimbly edited (and perhaps a mite overly reverent) documentary.

April 14, 2006 Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle
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An affectionate tribute to the drag artist who has been a Manhattan institution for more than 20 years.

April 8, 2006 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times
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The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch rarely stops genuflecting long enough to let its hair down.

April 6, 2006 Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly
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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.

March 24, 2006 Full Review Source: Variety
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Invaluable as theater history.

March 24, 2006
New York Post
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An absolute orgy of Busch memorabilia, which will satisfy devotees and pique the interest of the uninitiated.

March 1, 2007 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

he's as entertaining out of drag as in it

September 25, 2006 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
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might be best enjoyed on TV at home.

April 29, 2006 Full Review Source: New Times
New Times

Catania and Ignacio's film works best on the level of straightforward biography told through the reminiscences of friends, family, members of Busch's Lost-in-Limbo theatrical troupe and, best of all, Busch himself.

March 24, 2006 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
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