Episode 48 – Hirschfeld’s Drag Show (Online Exhibition) with Charles Busch

David Leopold interviews actor, writer, cabaret performer, and drag legend Charles Busch on his vivid career and his work on the online exhibition Hirschfeld’s Drag Show, celebrating 74 years of performers in drag across 15 drawings by Al Hirschfeld.

Hirschfeld’s Drag Show is available to view now at alhirschfeldfoundation.org/exhibitions

Recorded at The Algonquin Hotel in New York. Check out The Hirschfeld Package at The Algonquin Hotel

Visit CharlesBusch.com

Follow along with the show notes to view the works mentioned in the episode:

Charles Busch (Two Drawings)

Charles Ludlam, 1983

Jose Ferrer

Charley’s Aunt, 1940

Charley’s Aunt (Other Drawings)

Mary Martin as Peter Pan, 1954

Peter Pan (Other Drawings)

Some Like It Hot, 1959

Myra Breckinridge, 1969

La Cage Aux Folles, 1983

Charles Busch in Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, 1986

Goodbye Charlie, 1959

Liza Minnelli

Barbra Streisand

Meghan Robinson in Psycho Beach Party, 1987

Andy Halliday in The Lady in Question, 1989

The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, 2002

Lynne Meadow, 1993

Victor/Victoria, 1995

Julie Andrews

Valerie Harper

Hairspray, 2002

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