Eleven of the better known drag queens to come through the Rupaul's Drag Race gauntlet are on a world tour, with the North American leg kicking off in September. And the whole gang, along with host Michelle Visage, will descend on SF's Warfield Theater on September 21.
It's actually a second go-round for this tour, which popped up last October at the Curran — but that space is unavailable this year because of the Harry Potter play. Last year's iteration featured Season 10 finalists Aquaria, Asia O’Hara, Eureka and Kameron Michaels, as well as Bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi and Violet Chachki. Most of these queens signed on again (minus Bob and Eureka), but the cast is bigger now. As you can see below, it now includes Season 11 winner Yvie Oddly, along with Vanessa "Vanjie" Mateo, Plastique Tiara, All-Stars Season 3 runner-up Naomi Smalls, Monet X-Change, and "vintage" fave Detox.
The tour is just another money-making offshoot of Rupaul's growing empire — a group of queens from Season 11 just did a different mini-tour which made a stop in San Francisco at the Regency Ballroom on May 29.
The trailer, which was produced back in December before we'd even been introduced to the Season 11 cast, is an eyeful. From the looks of it, Detox and Valentina also made appearances last year.
The "Werq the World" tour previously toured Europe this past spring, and after the North American tour wraps up in Austin on November 12, the queens take a break and then continue on in New Zealand and Australia in February.
You can find tickets for the Warfield show by signing up here.