RuPaul's Drag Race Live! Las Vegas Celebrates World Premiere at the Iconic Flamingo Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (Feb. 1, 2020) – Can I get an amen? Thursday night, some of the most famous drag queens in the world slayed the Las Vegas Strip when RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! celebrated its opening night at Flamingo Las Vegas. The world premiere performance, which was met with several standing ovations, opened with a special welcome from RuPaul, who directed the show with award-winning choreographer and filmmaker Jamal Sims.
The sold-out audience was filled with celebrity fans including Acid Betty, August Getty, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Kelly Osbourne, Lala Milan, Raymond Braun, Tiffany Pollard, TS Madison, and Tyler Oakley. Also in attendance were RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12 cast members Aiden Zhane, Brita, Crystal Methyd, Dahlia Sin, Gigi Goode, Heidi N Closet, Jackie Cox, Jaida Essence Hall, Jan, Nicky Doll, Rock M. Sakura, Sherry Pie and Widow Von’Du.
With over-the-top costumes, visually stunning sets and jaw-dropping performances, RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! serves the audience a drag experience like they’ve never seen before. Each show features six queens from a rotating cast including Asia O’Hara, Derrick Barry, Kameron Michaels, Naomi Smalls, Vanessa “Vanjie” Matteo, and Yvie Oddly.
RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! performs Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 p.m. Tickets starting at $49, plus applicable tax and fees, are available for purchase at ticketmaster.com/dragracevegas.
RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! is produced by World of Wonder, the creative team behind RuPaul’s Drag Race, with Voss Events. Original music for RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! is written by RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race composer Leland and Tom Campbell, Chief Creative Officer at World of Wonder. 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.