RuPaul's Drag Race Stars Announce Digital Drag Fest Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
Alaska, Trinity the Tuck, Jinkx Monsoon, and MORE are coming to you!
March 23, 2020 9:50am
Start your engines! With bars, restaurants, and live entertainment venues continuing to close around the world, RuPaul’s Drag Race queens announced a collaboration with PEG and Stageit to present ‘Digital Drag Fest 2020‘ amid covid-19 pandemic. Alaska, Trinity the Tuck, Jinkx Monsoon, and MORE are coming to you- no matter where in the world you are!
As artists around the world continue to lose money with the coronavirus pandemic forcing venues to close, Trinity tells Entertainment Weekly the show’s intention. The show “is meant to serve as ‘a distraction from what’s going on in the world,’ recalling the ‘escape from reality’ provided by a typical night out at a drag show.”
I don’t know about you kitty girls, but I’m here for it!
In addition to the the aforementioned queens, Digital Drag Fest online festival’s full cast includes superstars Divina De Campo, Ginger Minj, Jackie Beat, Jiggly Caliente, Jujubee, Manila Luzon, Miz Cracker, Monét X Change, Nina West, Peppermint, Sharon Needles, Sherry Vine, and up and coming country singer, Brandon Stansell, for a week-long slate of web-based concerts as per reports from EW.
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So excited to be a part of the socially distanced self quarantined Drag movement – Get into the exciting lineup of divas participating in #DigitalDragFest 2020 brought to you by @pegmgmt and @stageit Use the link in my bio to get tickets to my show and those of all your favorite divas 🦠💚🦠💚
What to expect:
Amid the increasingly competitive digital performance space, Trinity took a moment to assure fans that her show will be one of the safest around: “Come see my show! Log in for $10.00!” she teased. “Stay six feet away from your screens,” added the witty queen.
This all-ages production features 30-minute sets with tickets starting at $10. Space is limited (beginning at 100 per show), to ensure attendees will have the opportunity to interact with the artists, tip them, and potentially win prizes during the broadcast.
Did I mention Stageit doesn’t record or re-release its content?
Be there or be square is the moral of this story.
Which queen are most excited to see perform in this online show? Drop names in the comments!