Cleopatra
92

Cleopatra NYC Reviews and Tickets

92%
(18 Ratings)
Positive
100%
Mixed
0%
Negative
0%
Members say
Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Clever, Delightful

About the Show

Theater for the New City presents drag legend Charles Busch's new comedy featuring his own bawdy interpretation of the iconic Egyptian queen.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (18)

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133 Reviews | 36 Followers
100
Clever, Funny, Raunchy

See it if you appreciate the artistry of Charles Busch! He got his friends together and put on a fabulous show. Celebs in the audience! A riot!!!

Don't see it if you don't laugh at old movie references, burlesque humor, LGTBetc. plots, drag performers, or love rhinestones. Lots of rhinestones.

206 Reviews | 42 Followers
100
Clever, Funny, Masterful, Must see, Entertaining

See it if you like Charles Busch and his brand of ridiculous theater antics, like seeing camp done in its highest form

Don't see it if you don't care for comedy

96 Reviews | 32 Followers
100
Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

See it if You are a Charles Busch fan! Wonderful high camp and hilarious drag performances. Great costumes! Clever and great great fun!

Don't see it if Drag shows are not your cup of tea.

349 Reviews | 81 Followers
96
Delightful, Funny, Hilarious, Return-to-form, Refreshing

See it if you love Charles Busch and his masterfully-done, yet silly camp pieces. Busch's take on Cleopatra is refreshing and cleverly funny.

Don't see it if campy humor just isn't your thing.

437 Reviews | 67 Followers
95
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you are lucky enough to have tickets to a fun valentine to film classics.

Don't see it if you want to see HAMILTON.

263 Reviews | 108 Followers
95
Classic camp, Dragtastic, Hilarious, Delightful

See it if You can get a ticket to the sold out run. Charles Busch delivers a master class on high camp. This is one of his straight up funny plays.

Don't see it if You're a straight man. Or if you're offended by colorful language and girl-on-girl action.

72 Reviews | 41 Followers
93
Clever, Funny, Great singing

See it if If you love club music. Great vocals and dancing

Don't see it if If you don’t want to stand in the club and you not into dance music.

552 Reviews | 284 Followers
90
Clever, Hilarious, Raunchy, Entertaining

See it if you are a fan of Charles Busch and can easily get into his sensibility. Cleopatra is one of the funniest shows in town!

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with drag performers and blue humor. Also, if your thing isn't over-the-top acting.