PIPPIN's Charlotte d'Amboise and Terrence Mann to Host BROADWAY'S BEST IN DRAG Pageant, 6/9
PIPPIN's Charlotte d'Amboise and Terrance Mann are set to host "Broadway's Best in Drag" with Robert La Fosse to benefit AIDS Service Center NYC. "Broadway's Best in Drag" will take place on Monday, June 9th at The Abrons Art Center (446 Grand Street) with open bar and raffle prizes.
Hosts d'Amboise and Mann join director and producer La Fosse for a pageant-style drag queen extravaganza, bringing together ten fabulous performers from Broadway and beyond. Contestants will sashay through a three-round competition of evening wear, talent and interview, with audience members voting for their favorite. One-of-a-kind tiara designed by Patricia Underwood exclusively for Broadway's Best in Drag.
Confirmed Contestants: Crystal Demure, Douglas McGeoch as Didi Panache, Frankie James Grande of Pageant, Marti Gould Cummings, Patrick Rinn of Chicago, Sam Given of Zombies as Millie Grams, and Sasha Velour
AIDS Service Center NYC (ASCNYC) helps New Yorkers affected by AIDS and other chronic illnesses take charge of their health and reclaim their lives. ASCNYC's innovative peer education, access to healthcare, and safe-practice counseling foster self-respect, personal responsibility, and connection to community. With four community centers in Manhattan, ASCNYC annually helps more than 14,000 New Yorkers living with HIV and other chronic illnesses make a positive change in their lives.
Broadway's Best in Drag directly benefits ASCNYC and people living with HIV and other chronic illnesses by providing peer education services, meals, clothes, transportation, housing placement assistance, and connection to healthcare.
Tickets can be purchased online at bestindrag.org/tickets. Or call 212-645-0875, x303. All proceeds benefit people living with HIV and other chronic conditions. Must be 21 to attend. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with all event related questions, or visit www.ascnyc.org or www.bestindrag.org.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride