The drag world is moving a mile a minute these days! If you’re worried you might have missed some of the week’s biggest stories, we understand. That’s where The Week in Drag comes in, your weekly look at the biggest stories unfolding in the drag scene. From shocking moments that unfold in the RuPaul’s Drag Race franchise to what’s going on in your local scene, we’ve got you covered!
A new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Italia has debuted!
RuPaul’s Drag Race Italia is one of the latest reality tv shows from RuPaul. In the show’s first season, Elecktra Bionic took home the crown. Now, a new group of queens are ready to try for their chance at winning the title. The show debuted on Thursday, with ten queens hitting the runway for the first time.
You can get to know the queens in our in-depth meet the queens feature here.
Canada’s Drag Race vs The World has officially been announced!
After the great success of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK vs The World, fans were interested to see another season of their favorite contestants from across the Drag Race universe competing against each other again. RuPaul has not failed us with this one.
Canada’s Drag Race vs The World includes a star-studded cast of fan favorites, including Anita Wigl’it, Icesis Couture, Kendall Gender, Ra’Jah O’Hara, Rita Baga, Silky Nutmeg Ganache, Stephanie Prince, Vanity Milan, and Victoria Scone. We can’t wait to watch this incredible group of contestants face off with Brooke Lynn Hytes as the host!
Much like Italia, you can get to know the queens in our in-depth meet the queens feature here.
San Francisco drag queens are bringing a twist to one of our favorite movies
Just because October is coming to a close soon doesn’t mean spooky season has to end. If you are in the Bay Area, you have to check out the drag parody and musical version of Scream at Oasis Nightclub! A crew of queer performers is putting on an unbeatable live performance of the film every Thursday-Saturday until November 5th.
You can find tickets at sfoasis.com.
Tammie Brown’s Halloween Spooktacular premieres today on OUTtv
The hilarious variety show stars Tammie Brown and Kelly Mantle, along with ghouls and goblins and guest star appearances by Sonique Love, April Carrión, Fena Barbitall, Todd Glass, and the Sugarbaker Twins. It also features two new Tammie Brown songs, Soothsayer and Pumpkin Blaster. Make sure you’re subscribed to OUTtv and check the show out here!
Congrats to the newly crowned Miss Druid!
Last Friday night Ara Besque was crowned the new Miss Druid at Icon in Tuscaloosa. The pageant was presented by the Mystic Krewe of the Druids who are an organization committed to the support of West Alabama AIDS Outreach. Learn more about them at https://www.kreweofthedruids.org/
Are you looking for the perfect drag show that you could see any day of the week? Look no further than Aqua Bar and Nightclub in Key West! The Aquanettes have shows 7 nights a week featuring amazing queens such as Faith Michaels, Maya Montana, and Elle Taylor!
Head to www.aquakeywest.com for showtimes and reservations.
Now you’re caught up on The Week in Drag! Did you see an amazing pageant and want to share the results? Did you see a show that had you shook as the kids say? Is there a big story in your local drag scene you want to share? Send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and it might be featured in a future edition of The Week in Drag!