Why See The Confession of Lily Dare?
Lily Dare Comes To Life Off Broadway
Celebrated Off-Broadway Non-Profit Primary Stages celebrates their 35th anniversary this year, and what better way to do it but by harkening back to an era of glitz, glam and delicious melodrama!? The company presents the most recent work from frequent collaborator, playwright, novelist and drag legend Charles Busch, who writes and stars in 'The Confession Of Lily Dare', a theatrical parody romp that revels in the spirit of the historical story arch found in the confession film genre of the early 30s.
The delightful cabaret show's story tells the revelatory tale of its titular heroine in her own words. An elegantly costumed Busch brings her trials and tribulations to vivid life, from her upbringing in a convent to sultry nightclub songstress to her eventual rise to the title of infamous madame and brothel owner. All the while, Lily Dare's dazzling coming of age tale is shot through with sadness as she mourns and remembers the illegitimate child she was forced to give up. Wrap yourself in a feather boa and journey with Ms. Dare as she regales the audienve with wit, poise and a little of that good old fashioned razzle dazzle.
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