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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour’ coming to San Antonio’s Majestic Theatre

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour’ coming to San Antonio’s Majestic Theatre

This summer, fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race will get a chance to witness the queens of the cult favorite TV series glam up the stage of San Antonio’s historic Majestic Theatre. On Sunday, July 17, Drag Race favorites Kameron Michaels, Rose, Vanessa Vanjie and Yvie Oddly will join all the finalists from the upcoming 14th

Broadway tour of Donna Summer jukebox musical arrives at Majestic Theatre Tuesday

Broadway tour of Donna Summer jukebox musical arrives at Majestic Theatre Tuesday

When Summer: The Donna Summer Musical hit Broadway in 2018, a young actress named Ariana DeBose, who just won an Academy Award for her supporting role in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, took center stage to play Disco Donna. The character was one of the three incarnations of “The Queen of Disco” featured in the

After two-year hiatus, LGBTQ events return to Fiesta San Antonio

After two-year hiatus, LGBTQ events return to Fiesta San Antonio

Due to the COVID pandemic, Fiesta San Antonio events were mostly cancelled the past two years. This year, Fiesta returns with a full roster of festivities including those sponsored by organizations in the LGBTQ community. Below is a list of events organized to help raise funds for queer nonprofits. April 1, Webb Party The San

Fiesta Cornyation plans return in April to officially crown Jesse Mata as King Anchovy LV

Fiesta Cornyation plans return in April to officially crown Jesse Mata as King Anchovy LV

After a two-year hiatus, the board of Fiesta Cornyation, billed as Fiesta San Antonio’s  “raunchiest, cheapest event with a purpose,” announced on January 17 that the show will return this spring. The announcement was made on the Cornyation Facebook page:”Hear y’all, hear y’all. By decree of His Royal Heinous King Anchovy LV, Jesse Mata: Save

Comedian Fortune Feimster brings stand-up tour to San Antonio’s Tobin Center

Comedian Fortune Feimster brings stand-up tour to San Antonio’s Tobin Center

There’s busy and there’s busy. Comedienne Fortune Feimster falls in the latter category. Most prominently, her one-hour special Sweet & Salty is streaming on Netflix, where she also stars with David Spade on The Netflix Afterparty. Beyond that, she’s done her standup thing on Conan and Seth Myers. Feimster began her career in Los Angeles

San Antonio actor, writer, director Jade Esteban Estrada named creative director of Overtime Theatre

San Antonio actor, writer, director Jade Esteban Estrada named creative director of Overtime Theatre

The board of directors of the Overtime Theatre announced on January 6 that local actor, writer and director Jade Esteban Estrada will take the helm as the organization’s artistic director. Estrada succeeds William Razavi who resigned in November. The Overtime Theatre opened its doors in 2007. According to its website, it “produces works with an

San Antonio’s Ada Vox comes in second in finale of singing drag queen show ‘Queen of the Universe’

San Antonio’s Ada Vox comes in second in finale of singing drag queen show ‘Queen of the Universe’

San Antonio’s Ada Vox made it to the finale of her latest TV singing competition, but another contestant took home the coveted crown. On Thursday night, Vox came in second to Brazil’s Grag Queen, who took home $250,000 for winning the first season of Queen of the Universe, Paramount Plus’ drag queen singing competition series,

San Antonio singing drag queen Ada Vox powers her way into the Queen of the Universe finale

San Antonio singing drag queen Ada Vox powers her way into the Queen of the Universe finale

San Antonio’s Ada Vox has belted her way into the finals for Queen of the Universe, the new Paramount+ singing competition show for drag performers. Vox’s powerful performance of Lizzo’s “Cuz I Love You” earned her a spot on the season finale of the RuPaul-produced show, where she’ll compete against Aria B. Cassadine of Atlanta

Idol Breaker: Singing San Antonio drag performer Ada Vox makes the jump to new reality series

Idol Breaker: Singing San Antonio drag performer Ada Vox makes the jump to new reality series

Ada Vox, the drag queen who grabbed the national spotlight by finishing in the top eight on the 2018 season of American Idol, is back. First, she’s back in her native San Antonio. Following her break on Idol, the South San High School grad relocated to Hollywood to build on her career, but the tough

Greater Tuna’s Jaston Williams brings holiday-themed one-man show to Tobin Center

Greater Tuna’s Jaston Williams brings holiday-themed one-man show to Tobin Center

Actor, playwright and humorist Jaston Williams is bringing his holiday-inspired, one-man show, Blood & Holly, to San Antonio audiences for a series of performances in early December. Best known for writing the quartet of Greater Tuna plays, Williams describes his childhood Christmases as a “warped hybrid of Toyland and Franco’s Spain.” The idea of fascist nutcrackers

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