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Charles Busch: "The Lady at the Mic" 

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Prior to its world premier in late February at Lincoln Center, part of its acclaimed American Songbook Series, Charles Busch's brings his new show, "The Lady at the Mic," to Helsinki Hudson on February 21 for a sneak preview performance. Tony nominee, recipient of a Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement Award, actor, playwright ("Vampire Lesbians of Sodom," "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife"), and drag legend, Busch's latest production pays tribute through song and personal reminiscence to five extraordinary women of the American stage: Elaine Stritch, Polly Bergen, Mary Cleere Haran, Julie Wilson, and Joan Rivers. Busch is joined by longtime musical director and pianist Tom Judson for "The Lady at the Mic." Tickets are $60. (518) 828-4800; Helsinkihudson.com

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