Après moi, le déluge
Elliott, Kenneth (American playwright, 19__-____), and Charles Busch (American playwright, 19__-____), “Après moi, le déluge,”
a __-minute drama in English, set _____, 1992,
© 1992 by Kenneth Elliott and Charles Busch;
• in Tough Acts to Follow: One-Act Plays on the Gay/Lesbian Experience, edited by Noreen C. Barnes and Nicholas Deutsch (San Francisco: Alamo Square Press, 1992), ISBN 0962475165, 159 pp.;
_____ (m), __, _____.
• “Charles Busch is the author and star of such plays as The Lady in Question, Red Scare on Sunset and Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, which ran five years and is one of the longest running plays in Off-Broadway history. His play The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife ran for 777 performances on Broadway and won Mr. Busch the Outer Circle Critics John Gassner Award and received a Tony nomination for Best Play. He wrote and starred in the film versions of his plays, Psycho Beach Party and Die Mommie Die, the latter of which won him the Best Performance Award at the Sundance Film Festival. In 2003, Mr. Busch received a special Drama Desk Award for career achievement as both performer and playwright.”—Charles Busch Biography, http://www.charlesbusch.com/Biography.htm, accessed February 1, 2006.
• “Kenneth Elliott directed major revivals of Mart Crowley’s The Boys in the Band in New York (WPA/Lucille Lortel Theatre) and London (Aldwych Theatre). He staged Manhattan Theatre Club’s new musical The Green Heart at the Variety Arts Theatre (Outer Critics Circle Nomination), and Aviva Jane Carlin’s Jodie’s Body at the Arclight Theatre. Other New York credits include You Should Be So Lucky (Primary Stages), Charles Busch’s Flipping My Wig, Red Scare on Sunset, Grotesque Lovesongs, The Lady in Question (WPA Theatre), Swingtime Canteen (Blue Angel), A Quarrel of Sparrows (Promenade Theatre), Julie Halston’s Lifetime of Comedy (Actor’s Playhouse), Up Against It, Zero Positive (Public Theatre), When Dinah Shore Ruled the Earth (Playwrights Horizons), and Vampire Lesbians of Sodom (Provincetown Playhouse), which played more than 2000 performances and became the longest running non-musical in the history of Off Broadway. In Los Angeles he directed Vampire Lesbians at the Coronet Theatre, Dearly Departed at the Court Theatre (Drama-logue Award), Falling in Love Again at the Santa Monica Playhouse and Charles Busch’s comedy-thriller Die! Mommy! Die! at the Coast Playhouse. Regional theatre credits include The Asolo Theatre Center, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Denver Center, The Wilma Theatre, Bay Street Theatre Festival, American Music Theatre Festival, the Cape Playhouse, and The Cleveland Play House. His production of Cole Porter’s Anything Goes recently played the legendary Shubert Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. He studied theatre at Northwestern University and received his Ph.D. in theatre from UCLA in 2004. He is currently assistant professor of theatre at California State University, Bakersfield.”—Kenneth Elliott Bio, http://www.csub.edu/~kelliott3/bio.htm, accessed February 1, 2006.