Bright lights, big city

The culture of celebrity gets a thorough working-over in As Bees in Honey Drown, Douglas Carter Beane's new comedy. Our hero, conflicted young novelist Evan Wyler (ne Eric Wollenstein), tangles with Alexa Veer de Veer, a madcap socialite looking for someone to pen the movie treatment of her life. Alexa is Auntie Mame, Sally Bowles, and Holly Golightly all rolled into one. She seduces Evan (who's gay), fleeces him, then disappears. Bent on revenge, he seeks out Alexa, prowling through a Manhat

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