Werq the Playhouse outa this world…

Jan 10 2019 | By More

Official RuPaul’s Drag Race for Playhouse in May

The all new 2019 Werq The World tour of RuPaul’s Drag Race arrives in the UK in May, with the first of two Scottish dates at the Edinburgh Playhouse on May 6, returning to the Glasgow SEC on May 17.

Billed as their biggest and most elaborate production ever, it features the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race gone all intergalactic in a bid to save the galaxy. Well, the solar system, but what-ever, it’s bound to be heavenly.

Werq it Girls – It’s the Drag Race tour logo…

The Werq the World Tour sashays into Europe in April and hits up the UK for eight dates between May 3 (Birmingham) and May 19 (Cardiff), interspersed with forays to Dublin and Paris.

Mission leader for the tour – and the show – is Michelle Visage, whose team of intergalactic queens includes Aquaria, Asia O’Hara, Kameron Michaels, Kim Chi, Monét X Change, Naomi Smalls and Violet Chachki.

Their mission is to travel to the sun to save our solar system from a dark entity intent on harnessing the sun’s power – presumably casting the world into eternal (drag free) darkness.

Michelle Visage guides the audience through the universe for a dynamic display of the wonders held by each planet and its regal sovereign.


Werq the World is the official Drag Race tour for a reason,” says Visage. “The show has always been a theatrical production of the highest caliber but in 2019 we’re stepping it up into the stratosphere.

“This show is going to leave fans gagging and I’m not afraid to say that my performance, in particular, will give you life.”

Voss Events – which has productions from Cher and Lady Gaga in its back catalogue – is producing the tour with Drag Race producers World of Wonder and VH1.

cosmic feast

“This is the biggest, most elaborate production we have ever created,” says producer Brandon Voss. “The music, sets, fashion, choreography and lighting are all a cosmic feast for the senses.

“Audiences will be in awe as their favourite queens come together on some incredible numbers.”

Although RuPaul is not appearing of the show, and there is an over-14 years age recommendation, you’ve got to think that Voss has a point.


RuPaul’s Drag Race – Werq the World Tour
Playhouse, 18 – 22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA. Phone booking: 0844 871 3014
Monday 6 May 2019
Evening: 8pm
Tickets and details: Book here.

RuPaul’s Drag Race on tour:
Fri May 3 2019 Birmingham
Symphony Hall
0121 780 3333 Book online
Sun May 5 2019 Sunderland
Sunderland Empire
0844 871 3022 Book online
Mon May 6 2019 Edinburgh
Edinburgh Playhouse
0844 871 3014 Book online
Tue May 7 2019 Belfast
Waterfront Hall
028 9033 4455 Book online
Thu May 9 2019 Manchester
O2 Apollo Manchester
08444 777 677 Book online
Sat May 11 2019 London
The SSE Arena, Wembley
Book online
Sun May 12 2019 Paris
Casino De Paris
Book online
Fri May 17 2019 Glasgow
SEC Armadillo
0844 395 4000 Book online
Sat May 18 2019 Dublin
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
0818 719 377 Book online
Sun May 19 2019 Cardiff
Wales Millennium Centre – On Sale Jan 11
029 2063 6464 Book online


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