Around The Town

“Legends”

Penny Fuller, Charles Busch
Bryan Batt

Charles Busch and Lypsinka starred in a one night only staged reading of the legendary play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright James Kirkwood. This hilarious benefit reading for Friends in Deed was held at Town Hall and kept the audience laughing with delight. The evening was Directed by Mark Waldrop, Narrated by Fran Lebowitz and featured a script that was adapted for the reading by John Epperson. The comedy also cast "Mad Men" star Bryan Batt, Dashaun Young and Todd DuBail.

Penny Fuller, Charles Busch
Bryan Batt

Charles Busch and Lypsinka starred in a one night only staged reading of the legendary play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright James Kirkwood. This hilarious benefit reading for Friends in Deed was held at Town Hall and kept the audience laughing with delight. The evening was Directed by Mark Waldrop, Narrated by Fran Lebowitz and featured a script that was adapted for the reading by John Epperson. The comedy also cast "Mad Men" star Bryan Batt, Dashaun Young and Todd DuBail. Whoopi Goldberg was taken ill and was not able to perform and Lisa Esteridge came on as the black maid. Originally presented in 1986 in a pre-Broadway tour starring Carol Channing and Mary Martin closed on the road before making it to New York.
Photogrphy: Barry Gordin