The latest comic melodrama written by and starring Charles Busch tells the story of one woman’s tumultuous passage from convent girl to glittering cabaret chanteuse to infamous madame of a string of brothels. More…
Behind her every move lies her greatest secret, her undying devotion to the child she was forced to abandon. Played against the gaudy tapestry of turn of the century California’s notorious Barbary Coast, and directed by his Busch's long-time colleague Carl Andress, 'The Confession of Lily Dare' celebrates the gauzy “confession film” tearjerkers of early 1930’s pre-code cinema.
See it if You like strong actors playing great lines and homage to over the top movie stars in an over the top fashion. Fun for fun's sake!
Don't see it if You're looking for serious drama or don't like to have fun.
See it if A new Noir Busch style. It doesn't get better than this. Had a blast. See it if you can get a ticket!!!
Don't see it if You don't like this kind of humor and drag. But if you wanna try something new...go for it!!!!
See it if You love to bust a gut laughing at witty, satirical, original, and a little raunchy writing. A fun & perfectly over the top fast paced piece
Don't see it if You want a large/lush set, looking for a true musical and/or dance numbers, or something serious.
See it if You want to see Charles Busch doing what he does best, surrounded by great actors pulling out all the stops. Oh yes, Lily does indeed dare!
Don't see it if Old movie takeoffs, drag, or satire are not your thing. If you don’t find humor in an older man playing a young convent girl best stay home
See it if You love Charles Busch and gang or are a fan of well acted camp. Over the top but honest acting at its finest! Brava!
Don't see it if You don't like the above- but honestly, this is as good as this genre of theatre gets. As both writer and star Busch is a master.
See it if you've seen and loved Charles Busch previously; you enjoy campy, campy, campy productions
Don't see it if you do not like seeing a man pretending to be a woman; you don't enjoy silly plays even if they're a lot of fun
See it if you want to be totally entertained by Charles Busch's latest brilliant comedy with Bush and the entire cast performing to perfection.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of Charles Busch's style comedy and his take on the great dames of the movies all rolled into one.
See it if you like Charles's plays. This is 1 of the best he's written in years. A wonderful journey, all the actors are amazing. You'll laugh & cry.
Don't see it if You don't like seeing men seriously play women, don't enjoy laughing, aren't comfortable with actors playing multiple roles, or a curmudgeon
See it if Campy comedy from convent to cabaret to brothel w/ Busch imprimatur. Spirited production w/ Van Dyck of special note. Downtown theatre lives
Don't see it if Unaccustomed to what downtown theatre provides or expectant of polish and sheen.
See it if You are a Charles Busch fan - this is Classic Busch. As good as his early funny shows. If you want to see a very funny show and a great cast
Don't see it if You don’t do downtown shows, want a serious play or don’t want to have a good time.
See it if you want to see a master of the American theater onstage at his/her best. A strong cast in Busch's new play, that's far more than camp.
Don't see it if you don't like drag, camp or references to old films.
See it if you have never seen a Charles Busch play. This is one of his best plays in a long time. It is both funny and moving.
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with drag shows. Or if you do not like a certain genre of film from the 1930's-40's.
See it if you like Charles Busch shows, you like edgy comic plays, you want to see the master perform in one of his comic plays.
Don't see it if you are looking for lots of sets and production values, you don't like Busch style of comedy
See it if You like campy drama of the highest caliber! Old movies, Hollywood Divas all mashed up into a fabulous noir style play.
Don't see it if If you expect serious. Oh, this is seriously good but it can’t be taken too seriously.
See it if you are a big Charles Busch fan and love the way he incorporates drag queen humor, Hollywood melodrama & respect for the great movie divas
Don't see it if you have little exposure to the films and great actresses of the Golden Age of Hollywood. If you don't care for Busch's delivery style.
See it if It is a typical Charles Busch show. A bit of melodrama, great show done on a budget, Very entertaining.
Don't see it if You don't like the style -- kind of campy but not your kind of fun.
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