Ever been to a queer club? You know, drag cabaret night at Madame Jojo’s, or the Black Cap or Her Upstairs. No? Well, not to worry — the Royal Court’s latest provides a fabulously extravagant simulation of the experience with its staging of Sound of the Underground, a play written by Travis Alabanza — whose contemporary classic Burgerz is coming to the South Bank’s Purcell Room in March — and directed by his co-creator Debbie Hannan.
Brand new comedy murder mystery Death Drop will open at London’s Garrick Theatre from 3-10 December 2020 starring RuPaul’s Drag Race superstars Courtney Act and Monét X Change, along with a full drag cast.
Star of RuPaul’s Drag Race, American Idol and YouTube sensation Todrick Hall will star as Billy Flynn in Chicago from 19 November 2018 until the end of the show’s run at the Phoenix Theatre on 5 January 2019.
RuPaul’s Drag Race and Ireland’s Got Talent judge Michelle Visage will be making her West End musical debut playing the role of Miss Hedge in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie from 18 October 2018 to 26 January 2019.
This Blame it on Bianca del Rio world tour has hit the UK and gone down a storm (or, hurricane); and watching Bianca del Rio’s show grow over a few short years to something so huge is still a real buzz.
It’s nearly November, which means Homotopia is here – and for the first time, the LGBT+ arts festival is bringing a RuPaul’s Drag Race winner to Liverpool.
Season six winner Bianca can fill theatres all over the world with her one-woman shows, she made her own movie Hurricane Bianca, and famous fans include Graham Norton and the late Joan Rivers.
“The play explores issues of identity and prejudice in the LGBT community – with outrageous drag queens, of course,” explains one of The Ruby Slippers’ writers and stars, Emma Culshaw.