The queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race will begin their 2018 WERQ THE WORLD TOUR south of the border this February with twelve live shows throughout Mexico and South America. Produced by Voss Events in collaboration with VH1 and World of Wonder, the hilarity and hijinks will launch February 9th in Mexico City and end February 25th in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Major stops in between include Buenos Aires, Santiago, Lima, Bogota and Rio de Janeiro.
Bianca Del Rio willhost the Mexico shows. Michelle Visage will host all other cities with live performances by some of the series’ most unforgettable queens including RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season three contenders Shangela and Kennedy Davenport along with favorites Detox, Kim Chi, Violet Chachki, Valentina, Peppermint and Latrice Royale. Additionally, New York nightlife legend Lady Bunny will kick off each city with a pre-show DJ set and performance.
“Audiences from all around the world have raved over Werq The World, and we’re thrilled to bring the exciting experience to our die-hard fans in Mexico and South America for the first time,” says Shangela. “You won’t find this unique combination of talent, production and fan interaction with any other drag tour out there.”
“It’s a brand new year and these queens are coming with fierce looks, neverbefore-seen theatrics and over the top production numbers that will leave fans gagging,” promises producer Brandon Voss. “The tour is a collaborative effort and it’s incredible to watch the girls come together on some unbelievably creative numbers.”
Tickets for the RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE 2018 WERQ THE WORLD tour are on sale now at www.werqtheworld.com.
MEXICO & SOUTH AMERICA TOUR DATES
Fri, Feb 9: Mexico City – Auditorio Blackberry
Sat, Feb 10: Monterrey – Escena Monterrey
Sun, Feb 11: Guadalajara – Teatro Diana
Thu, Feb 15: Buenos Aires – Teatro Vorterix
Fri, Feb 16: Buenos Aires – Teatro Vorterix
Sat, Feb 17: Santiago – Teatro La Cúpula
Sun, Feb 18: Lima – Barranco Arena
Thu, Feb 22: Porto Alegre – Teatro do Bourbon Country
Fri, Feb 23: Rio De Janeiro – TBA
Sat, Feb 24: Sao Paulo – Teatro Bradesco
Sun, Feb 25: Sao Paulo – Teatro Bradesco
*Bianca Del Rio hosts in Mexico. Michelle Visage hosts in all other Latin American countries.