Following the triumphant release of its soundtrack last month and a major appearance at this year’s LA Drag Con, “Alaska Thunderfuck”DRAG: the musicalis set to come to life this PRIDE month with several highly anticipated events.
First, there will be two selected concerts of “DRAG: The Musical Live!” place on 11 (6 p.m. & 9 p.m.) at The Hall of the Bourbons in Hollywood ($59.99 for GA, $99.99 for VIP/Premium seats), plus meet and greets with the cast and an after party hosted by Trixie Mattel.
Events will include live performances of an assortment of tracks and scenes from “DRAG: The Musical” hosted by artists like Alaska Thunderfuck, Jackie Cox, Lagoona Bloo, Monet X Change and Nick Adams.
Following the June 11 performance at 9 p.m., drag legend and acclaimed musician Trixie Mattel will perform a DJ set at Bourbon Hall at 11 p.m. (free admission before 10 p.m. for non-ticket holders).
Finally, “DRAG: The Musical” will head to the Pride Village Street Festival (an all-day block party for all ages in partnership with LA Pride) where Alaska and Nick Adams will perform excerpts from the soundtrack at 4:30 p.m. This will be followed by an all-day PRIDE party at the Bourbon Room Hollywood.
Full schedule of events/details below.
“DRAG: The Musical” 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, as well as directed by Emmy nominee Spencer Liff (including the TONY cover of “Hedwig And The Angry Inch”), “DRAG: The Musical” tells the story of two rival drag bars who compete for survival amidst financial troubles (additional synopsis details HERE).
PEG Records and Killingsworth Recording Company have partnered with Craft Recordings/Concord Theaters to release ‘DRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording)’. LISTEN HERE! Upon its release last night, the soundtrack cracked the top ten on the iTunes Soundtrack chart and debuted at No. 12 on Billboard’s Cast Albums chart.
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 Face, Max von EssenBob The Drag Queen, Peppermint, Monet X Change, Jujubee, Fortune Feimster, Marguerite Cho, ginger minjDivina De Campo, Lagoona Bloo, Jamie Torcellini and Jack Rodman.
COMPLETE PROGRAM OF BOURBON ROOM PRIDE EVENTS
Friday, June 10 – 10 p.m.
Bob the Drag Queen Dance Party & DJ Set @BourbonRoomHollywood. No coverage before 10 p.m. / $25 after 10 p.m.
Saturday June 11 – 6 p.m. & 9 p.m. (2 shows)
“DRAG: The Live Musical!” @BourbonRoomHollywood followed by Opening Night After Party & Meet n Greet with the cast and crew. Free entry to Trixie Matel’s After party & DJ Set with DRAG: The Musical ticket!
Tickets: 6 p.m. show: https://www.ticketweb.com/event/drag-the-musical-the-bourbon-room-tickets/12105965
Tickets: 9 p.m. show: https://www.ticketweb.com/event/drag-the-musical-the-bourbon-room-tickets/12105975
Saturday, June 11 – Doors at 10 p.m. (fixed time of 11 p.m.)
LA Pride Pink Party & DJ Set by Trixie Mattel @BourbonRoomHollywood
Free before 10 p.m. / $20 after 10 p.m.
Sunday, June 12 – 4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Alaska Thunderf*ck& Nick Adams, stars of “DRAG: The Musical Live!” Performance @ Hollywood Pride Village Main Stage (located at Hollywood Blvd. and Cahuenga)
More information: https://hollywoodprideguide.com/do/hollywood-pride-village
Sunday June 12 – 11am-12am
All Day Pride Party hosted by Manila Luzon @BourbonRoomHollywood with Drag Queens, DJs, drink specials, surprise guests and more. Come hang out with Malina from 2-6 p.m. NO COVER! Sponsored by Remy Martin, Cointreau, 1800, Skrewball, Crystal Head and Corralejo
RSVP HERE to ensure frontline entry and access
Tickets for all events available on www.bourbonroomhollywood.com