The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

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A raucous comedy from Charles Busch, one of America’s most outrageous playwrights! New York dilettante Marjorie Taub, a middle-aged doctor’s wife, is hooked on culture—mornings at the Whitney, afternoons at MOMA, evenings at BAM. Plunged into a mid-life crisis of Medea-like proportions, she’s shaken out of her lethargy by the reappearance of a fascinating childhood friend. The New York Times says, “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife earns its wall-to-wall laughs”.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:

Amy Aquino as Marjorie Taub
Estelle Harris as Frieda
Richard Kind as Ira Taub
Dileep Rao as Mohammed
JoBeth Williams as Lee

Includes an interview with playwright Charles Busch.

Directed by Charles Busch. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in May of 2007.

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978 1 58081 373 0

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Charles Busch


Amy Aquino, Estelle Harris, Richard Kind, Dileep Rao, Jobeth Williams

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