Drag Race Star Alaska's DRAG: The Musical Will Return to Hollywood's Bourbon Room Ahead of NYC Run | Playbill

Los Angeles News Drag Race Star Alaska's DRAG: The Musical Will Return to Hollywood's Bourbon Room Ahead of NYC Run

The musical tells the story of two rival drag bars fighting for survival.

Nick Adams (center) Jackie Cox, Aria B. Cassadine and Lagoona Bloo in DRAG: The Musical Michael Bezjian

DRAG: The Musical is set to return to Hollywood's Bourbon Room due to popular demand, after making its world premiere at the California venue last year. The limited engagement will run March 15-30, 2024. 

Producers have also announced the musical is eyeing an open-ended NYC run in fall 2024. Check out highlights from the 2022 premiere here, and listen to the cast recording here

RuPaul's Drag Race star Alaska Thunderfuck 5000, known mononymously as Alaska, wrote the musical alongside collaborators Tomas Costanza (who also produces) and Ashley Gordon. The show follows two rival drag bars, each fighting for survival while dealing with financial troubles.

The 2024 Bourbon Room cast will feature drag stars Alaska, Jujubee, Jan Sport, and Lagoona Bloo, as well as Broadway favorites Nick AdamsJ. Elaine Marcos, and Jamie Torcellini, with Nick Laughlin. Additional casting will be announced in the coming weeks.

"Get ready to rock, Hollywood! The award-winning DRAG: The Musical is back for three epic weeks at the Bourbon Room, and it's gonna be a show that will blow your glittery socks off,” Costanza says in a statement. “We've got drag superstars, Alaska Thunderfuck, Jujubee, Jan Sport, Lagoona Bloo, and the Broadway powerhouse Nick Adams—all ready to blow the roof off this joint before we take this party to NYC for an open ended residency. It's gonna be a legendary celebration of punk rock, drag culture, Broadway artistry, and the power of unapologetic storytelling.”

DRAG: The Musical is directed and choreographed by Emmy nominee Spencer Liff, with lighting design by Jared A. Sayeg, costume design by Marco Marco, scenic design by Stephen Gifford, and projection design by Aaron Rhyne. 

Along with Costanza, Bourbon Room owners Matthew and Hillary Weaver, Scott Prisand, and Janet Billig Rich are producing the 2024 run. Co-producers include Concord Theatricals, Paolo and Jodie Coppola, Aron and Gabe Alves-Tomko, Timothy Boynton, and Alvin Providence along with General Management team Kevin Bailey and Matthew Herrmann. Additional executive producers include David Charpentier, Jacob Slane, and Ryan Aceto on behalf of Producer Entertainment Group.

Photos: See Joey McIntyre, Alaska, Nick Adams, More in rehearsals for DRAG: The Musical

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