Alaska Thunderfuck’s ‘DRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording)’ IS OUT NOW
ANNOUNCING LIVE WORKSHOPS IN LA, JUNE 10 & 11 at the Bourbon Room Hollywood
Today, drag legend Alaska Thunderfuck releases “DRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording),” the first taste of what is sure to become a modern-day queer cult classic. Co-written and engineered with longtime musical collaborators from Alaska, platinum-certified songwriter/producer Tomas Costanza and acclaimed songwriter Ashley Gordon, and directed by Emmy-nominated Spencer Liff, “DRAG : The Musical (The Studio Recording)” tells the story of two rival drag bars who compete to survive amidst financial troubles (additional synopsis details HERE).
PEG Records and Killingsworth Recording Company have teamed up with Craft Recordings/Concord Theatricals to release ‘DRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording)’. LISTEN HERE!
With a cast of characters that combine hilarity, heart and fabulousness, “DRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording)” is an inspiring and entertaining listen from start to finish. A touch of “Kinky Boots” with a hint of “La Cage aux Folles” and a pinch of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”, the original album “DRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording)” is driven by an all – drag stars, theater stars and LGBTQ+ icons including Alaska, Nick Adams, Michelle Visage, Max von Essen, Bob The Drag Queen, Peppermint, Monét X Change, Jujubee, Fortune Feimster, Margaret Cho, Ginger Minj, Divina De Campo, Lagoona Bloo, Jamie Torcellini and Jack Rodman.
In addition to today’s album release, several upcoming “DRAG: The Musical” live event workshops have been announced for June 10 (8 p.m.) and 11th (6 p.m. & 9 p.m.) at the Bourbon Room in Los Angeles. The events will include several live performances of tracks and scenes from “DRAG: The Musical” hosted by artists like Alaska Thunderfuck, Lagoona Bloo, Monet X Change and Nick Adams. “DRAG: The Musical” will also have a booth at this weekend’s Drag Con in Los Angeles.
“At its core, the musical is inspired by the family bond that drag queens have together. And just like family, we don’t always get along, but we find a way to support and love each other,” Alaska said. “I want to bring people into the world of Drag. It’s a world that may not always be glamorous and shiny. In fact, it can be slimy and gross at times. But I love it and I don’t like it. wouldn’t trade for anything in the world.
Track listing for ‘DRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording)’
- Welcome to the aquarium
- She is all that
- Cat flap fever
- kitty queen
- The counting song
- Drag is expensive
- Gay as hell
- Gloria Shmidt
- Beyond your abilities
- Miriam Mintz
- She’s such a bitch
- It’s so cute
- I’m just Brendan
- We need money
- I don’t love you but I love you
- girls like us
- jerry is dead
- Two female dogs are better than one
- true queens
- Welcome catfish
- Brendan is his name
- do together
Casting for ”DRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording)”
- Alaska Thunderfuck – Kitty Galloway
- Bob The Drag Queen – The Master of Ceremonies
- Divina De Campo – Popcorn Reilly
- Fortune Feimster – Gloria Schmidt
- Ginger Minj – Puss Puss Dubois
- Jack Rodman – Brendan Hutchinson
- Jamie Torcellini – Drunk Jerry
- Jujubee – The Tigress
- Lagoona Bloo – Tuna Turner
- Margaret Cho – Miriam Mintz
- Max Von Essen – Tom Hutchinson
- Michelle Face – Dixie Coxworth
- Monet X Change – Goldie Vandersnatch
- Nick Adams – Alexis Gillmore
- Peppermint – Savannah St. James
ABOUT ALASKA THUNDERFUCK
A strange cosmic collision propelled Alaska to Earth…and into season five of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ where she finished in the final 3 before returning and claiming the crown as the winner of season two. from “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars”. She has released three chart-topping studio albums, ‘Anus’, ‘Poundcake’ and ‘Vagina’ (available on iTunes), was a cast member of VH1’s hit reality series ‘Scared Famous’, has published a young adult novel titled “Alaska Thunderfun and the Inner Space Odyssey” (part of the “Sickening Adventures” fiction series, available wherever books are sold online), stars as Hattie in the short horror film “The Quiet Room” directed by Sam Wineman and has gone around the world spreading its otherworldly message of love, kindness and gender non-conformity. Alaska also co-hosts the hugely popular Race Chaser podcast with Willam and her Youtube videos have over 60 million views with 15 million views alone (and counting) for 2017’s “The T.” She has over 1, 7 million followers on Instagram and more than 1.1 million followers on Twitter and FB. His message to humanity? “If you’re not wearing studs, you’re not doing drag.”
ABOUT TOMAS COSTANZA
Tomas Costanza is a platinum-certified producer/composer and owner of the Killingsworth Recording Company. Costanza has co-written and produced twelve Billboard #1 albums, composed music for several television shows, and licensed over 1,000 song placements. Sync credits include brands such as Apple, Galaxy, Ford, Google, Amazon, Target, TJ Maxx, Zillow and Tropicana as well as promotions for NBC, ABC, CBS, HBO, Showtime, Netflix, AGT, Marvel, WWE and Call of Duty. Rating credits include networks such as CBS, Comedy Central, Disney, Viceland and Discovery as well as TV shows such as Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin, Huangʼs World, Hood Adjacent with James Davis, The Henry Ford Innovation Nation, Lucky Dog and Hidden Heroes.
ABOUT ASHLEY GORDON
Ashley Gordon is a Los Angeles-based songwriter, vocal producer, and ramen connoisseur. She was raised by her loving grandparents in Long Island, New York. The sounds of Ray Charles, Elvis and Billy Joel filled the halls of his childhood home. Ashley has been released by PULSE Recordings since 2016, focusing her creative energy on developing artists in sync. Notable song placements include Burt’s Bee’s, Doritos, Revlon, Clorox, Freeform, ABC, NBC, CBS, Starz, Hulu, Netflix and many more. Beyond syncing, Ashley has landed over twelve #1 albums on the iTunes charts with royalty RuPaul’s Drag Race Alaska Thunderfxck, Trixie Mattel and KATYA to name a few. She also co-wrote a song called “Holy Ground”, produced by Justin Tranter for The Voice contestant DeSz. It served as the final song and first single (Republic). Ashley was invited to speak as a vocal production and songwriting expert on CBS’s all-female leadership on the STEM showcase, Mission Unstoppable. Produced by Geena Davis in partnership with Litton Entertainment, the show encourages young women aged 7-14 to explore STEM-centric careers.
Concord is the world’s leading independent developer, management and acquisition of sound recordings, music publishing, theatrical performance rights and narrative content. Based in Nashville with additional offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Berlin and Miami, Concord also has staff in Toronto, Tokyo and Melbourne. The company’s catalog includes nearly 900,000 songs, composed works, plays, musicals and active recordings that are licensed in virtually every country and territory in the world.
ABOUT CONCORD THEATERS
Concord Theatricals is the world’s largest theater company, comprising catalogs from R&H Theatricals, Samuel French, Tams-Witmark and The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection, plus dozens of new signings each year. Our unrivaled list includes the work of Irving Berlin, Agatha Christie, George & Ira Gershwin, Marvin Hamlisch, Lorraine Hansberry, Kander & Ebb, Kitt & Yorkey, Ken Ludwig, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dominique Morisseau, Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hammerstein , Thornton Wilder and August Wilson. We are the only company to provide truly comprehensive services to creators and producers of plays and musicals, including theatrical licensing, music publishing, script editing, cast registration and production of first class. www.concordtheatricals.com
Craft Recordings is home to one of the largest and richest collections of master recordings and compositions in the world. Our repertoire includes iconic artists such as Joan Baez, Ray Charles, John Coltrane, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Vince Guaraldi, John Lee Hooker, Little Richard, Nine Inch Nails, Thelonious Monk, Otis Redding, REM and Traveling Wilburys. , to name a few. Being the stewards of countless historical records is a responsibility we do not take lightly. Renowned publishers with catalogs released under the Craft banner include Concord Theatricals, Concord, Fantasy, Milestone, Nitro, Prestige, Riverside, Rounder, Specialty, Stax, Sugar Hill, Vanguard, and Vee-Jay Records, among many others.
Producer entertainment group (PEG) is a full-service artist management, record label, and production company proudly representing many of the world’s top drag queens and LGBTQ+ talent. They oversee all aspects of their clients’ careers, including development, recording, filming, retail and world touring. PEG is also a major player in OUTtvUSA, a premium streaming service. PEG artists frequently appear in all areas of mainstream entertainment, including television, film, advertising, music, publishing and more. PEG Records is a member label of the Alternative Distribution Alliance of Warner Music Group.
ABOUT THE BOURBON CHAMBER
Located in the Vinyl District on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, The Bourbon Room brings the best of live music, nightlife, comedy, theater and dining to Hollywood with the same forward-thinking attitude and rock and roll that built the Sunset Strip. If Joe’s Pub and The Troubadour had a baby, it would be The Bourbon Room. The menu is curated by Chef Frankie Guerrero and features American comfort food, craft cocktails and fine wine. The Bourbon Room is also the gateway to a custom-built 200-seat theater with state-of-the-art production capabilities and a full-service bar perfect for any event. Launched by global sensation Rock of Ages, The Bourbon Room hosts shows of all genres in the main theater and offers an intimate, clandestine cocktail bar and restaurant for cocktails or a bite to eat before or after a show. The Bourbon Room Hollywood is located at 6356 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028. www.bourbonroomhollywood.com
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