Proud Mary Theatre Company is seeking contestants for the first Proud Mary Drag Race Extravaganza at Artists Collective Spartanburg on Wednesday, June 30 at 7 pm (RAIN or SHINE).
This live outdoor reality competition and fundraiser will squeeze an entire season of Drag Race into less than two hours with RuPaul-inspired challenges such as Snatch Game (contestants channel celebrities in a mock game show); The Library (contestants take turns reading and roasting one another); and the ever-popular finale – Lipsync for Your Life.
Hosting the benefit is local legend Patti O’Furniture while the contestants will be judged by a Who’s Who in the Upstate LGBTQ+ community including drag entertainer Delighted Tobehere, Ivy Hill (Gender Benders), John Fagan (The Warehouse Theatre’s Upstate Shakespeare Festival), Vaughn Newman (Vaughn Newman Dance). Prizes will be awarded for each challenge with the winner taking home the $500 GRAND PRIZE and more opportunities for public and online appearances on behalf of Proud Mary Theatre Company.
The contest is open to ALL levels of experience and styles of Drag! Entry details are available at proudmarytheatre.com.
Tickets to the event start at $25 and are available now.
$25 General Admission
$35 VIP Reception
$160 VIP Runway Table for 4 (includes Pit Crew Cocktail Service)
Proud Mary Drag Race Extravaganza
June 24 @ 7 pm
Artists Collective Spartanburg (RAIN or SHINE)
578 West Main St. 29301