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Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife by Charles Busch


Marjorie Taub lives comfortably with her doctor husband Ira in an expensively furnished condo near Zabar’s and spends her days and evenings pursuing culture at various museums and the theatre. Her ongoing effort to improve her mind and soul has brought Marjorie to the conclusion she never will be more than mediocre, a feeling enhanced by her elderly mother’s constant complaints about her shortcomings and her husband’s altruistic dedication to serving the needs of the homeless.

Following an emotional outburst in a Disney Store resulting in considerable breakage, Marjorie retires to the safety of her home to wallow in a mid-life crisis. Unexpectedly invading her depression is flamboyant childhood friend, Lee, who  becomes  entrenched in the Taub household as a seemingly permanent guest, not only drawing Marjorie out of her dark mood, but affecting her marriage as well.

Charles Busch won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Playwriting for this brilliant satire, as well as a nomination for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding New Play.

Runs from Nov 3, 2023 to Nov 19, 2023 and happens every:
Fridays:7:30pm – 10:00pm CDT
Saturdays:7:30pm – 10:00pm CDT
Sundays:2:00pm – 4:30pm CDT

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