It’s a TV Show. It’s a convention and now, it’s a Vegas show. RuPaul’s Drag Race is headed to the Las Vegas Strip with some of the most famous drag queens in the world are taking over Sin City.
RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! will feature everything viewers love about the show and then some. “RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! is an immersive, interactive thrill-ride for everyone who loves to laugh, dance and sing-along when a fabulous drag queen shakes her padded ass on stage,” said RuPaul.
Seven queens will be featured in each show from a rotating cast of Aquaria, Asia O’Hara, Coco Montrese, Derrick Barry, Eureka O’Hara, India Ferrah, Kahanna Montrese, Kameron Michaels, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls, Shannel, Shea Couleé, Yvie Oddly. From outrageous comedy to eye-popping fashion, singing and dancing, the show promises to leave the audience gagging for more. The atmosphere of the show is interactive and encourages audience members’ participation, as if they were attending a live episode of the world-famous competition.
Show co-producers Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey of World of Wonder said, “RuPaul’s Drag Race has become an international phenomenon, as have the fan viewing parties that take place all over the world. The RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! Las Vegas residency show will immerse audiences in that experience in the most interactive way possible. With original music, world-class performances by America’s favorite queens, and all of the self-awareness and attitude of the television show, RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! will leave audiences wanting more!”
The show will be directed by RuPaul and filmmaker Jamal Sims (Aladdin, Step Up, When The Beat Drops) is the mastermind behind the choreography. The show marks a reunion for the two who first collaborated back in 1994 when Sims was a dancer is RuPaul’s Vegas show at the Sahara Hotel. RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! is produced by World of Wonder, the creative team behind RuPaul’s Drag Race. The score includes RuPaul’s hit songs from the past 11 seasons of Drag Race, plus original show-stopping numbers created especially for this residency.
Presale tickets will be available starting Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. PT at rupaulsdragracelive.com, and fans can sign up for access beginning today. WOW and Voss Events subscribers will also receive presale access by email. Caesars Rewards members, Caesars Entertainment’s loyalty program, as well as Live Nation and Ticketmaster customers will also have access to a presale beginning Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. PT.
RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! will perform Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 p.m. starting in January 2020. Tickets starting at $49, plus applicable tax and fees, go on sale to the public beginning Friday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. PT. For more information and a complete show schedule, check out: ticketmaster.com/dragracevegas.