RuPaul's Drag Race Live! celebrates 500th performance on Las Vegas Strip

July 10, 2023
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Notable international queens performed for a sold-out crowd at Flamingo Las Vegas.

RuPaul's Drag Race Live! recently celebrated its 500th show at the Flamingo Las Vegas. The sold-out performance last weekend included a special cameo appearance by RuPaul, along with regular cast members Coco Montrese, Daya Betty, Derrick Barry, Kennedy Davenport, Lawrence Chaney and Nicky Doll.

Chaney, Doll and Pangina Heals recently joined the show for the summer tour.

The new cast members teamed up with the current rotating cast that includes Daya Betty and Jorgeous from Season 14, along with Derrick Barry from Season 8 and All Stars Season 5 and Kennedy Davenport from Season 7 and All Stars Season 3.

Jaida Essence Hall debuted as a host during the summer run, which started June 15. Hall has performed in the show for the past year.

Choreographer and filmmaker Jamal Sims and RuPaul directed RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!, which includes hit songs from RuPaul’s 15 Drag Race seasons. This year’s run featured new tunes that were written with the Las Vegas residency in mind.

The show was produced by World of Wonder. The company has won 28 Emmy’s and inspired two Oscars.

Drag Race Live! will run all summer on Thursday through Monday nights at 9pm; Friday shows will be at 7pm. Fans can purchase tickets through TicketMaster, starting at $49.

Caesars Entertainment currently operates Flamingo Las Vegas. The destination recently celebrated its 75th anniversary and offers its guests more than 3,500 guest rooms and 93,000 square feet of gaming space in the center of the Las Vegas Strip.

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