RuPaul’s Drag Race Live Las Vegas residency: Who is taking part and where to buy tickets
RuPaul has revealed that some of the most popular Drag Race queens will be taking up an official Las Vegas residency for RuPaul’s Drag Race Live.
The RuPaul’s Drag Race residency will begin in January 2020, taking over the Flamingo in Las Vegas for an eight-month run, with five shows a week.
Directed by RuPaul and Jamal Sims , the show is billed as “the most sickening eleganza extravaganza in Las Vegas herstory,” delivering “everything you love about the TV show and then some.”
RuPaul made the announcement during RuPaul’s Drag Con in New York on Saturday (September 7), explaining: “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.”
Who is taking part in RuPaul’s Drag Race Live?
RuPaul’s Drag Race faves Aquaria, Asia O’Hara, Coco Montrese, Derrick Barry, Eureka O’Hara, India Ferrah, Kahanna Montrese, Kameron Michaels, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls, Shannel and Yvie Oddly will be part of the rotating cast for the residency.
However, not every performer will be taking part in every show.
Seven queens will be featured in each show from the rotating cast, so those hoping to see Yvie Oddly or Aquaria in the flesh will need to check the show schedule online
The release adds: “Each live performance is packed with outrageous comedy, eye-popping fashions, over-the-top singing and dancing, heartwarming moments, plus twists and turns that will 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. ”
Where to buy tickets for RuPaul’s Drag Race Live in Las Vegas
Presale tickets will be available starting Tuesday (September 10) at 10 am PT at rupaulsdragracelive.com, and fans can sign up for access beginning today.
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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 (September 11) at 10 am PT.
The public sale begins on Friday (September 13) at 10 am PT, with tickets starting at $49.
What will the Las Vegas shows be like?
Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey of World of Wonder explained: “”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!”
Chris Holdren of Caesars Entertainment said: “We are thrilled to welcome RuPaul’s Drag Race Live to Flamingo Las Vegas. RuPaul’s legacy is rooted in acceptance, diversity and authenticity.
“Embracing who you are while having an amazing time could not be better suited for Las Vegas, and we are incredibly proud that the message will find its home at Flamingo.”