Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges

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The Time Out New York Lounge, in association with New World Stages and 21st Century Life, moved on to Week Four of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DRAG ! This sassy elimination competition on Wednesday nights features themed performances, ruthlessly scrutinized by a rotating panel of celebrity judges, at the Time Out New York Lounge at New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street (between Eighth & Ninth Avenues). This week's judges were fabulous Charles Busch and the extraordinary cast of The Divine Sister, now playing Off-Broadway at the Soho Playhouse.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DRAG is hosted by Paige Turner, who has been working the NYC boards for the past several years. A cross between Debra Messing and Elle Woods, with a little retro flair and a whole lot of musical theater, she has headlined at Splash, Therapy, Pieces, The Ritz, among others. She has hosted bingo and karaoke more times than she'd like to admit. Paige and her gal pal Eve Starr hosted the well received Glitz Crackers in midtown for over a year, showcasing Broadway's hottest newcomers. Paige hailed by critics: "this showbiz spitfire is not to be missed and continues to amaze!"

Next week at the Judge's Table will be Brandon Voss (The Advocate), Everett Quinton (Devil Boys From Beyond), and John Tartaglia (Shrek the Musical, Avenue Q)! New contestants are accepted each week for the chance to win cash and prizes awarded to the most fabulous of the week. The Grand Finale, filled with the favorites from previous weeks, will be on Wednesday, December 1st. Audience votes determine the fiercest queen of them all, who will receive a cash prize and the opportunity to host a drag night at the Time Out New York Lounge at New World Stages!

For more information, visit www.timeoutnylounge.com/soyouthinkyoucandrag

Photos by Walter McBride / WM Photos / Corbis

 

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges
"So You Think You Can Drag"

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges
Star Judges from "The Divine Sister" Julie Halston, Charles Busch & Alison Fraser

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges
Star Judges from "The Divine Sister" Julie Halston, Charles Busch & Alison Fraser

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges
Julie Halston

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges
Charles Busch

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges
Alison Fraser

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges
Austin Helms, Stars from "The Divine Sister" Julie Halston, Charles Busch & Alison Fraser with Hostess Paige Turner

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges
Austin Helms, Stars from "The Divine Sister" Julie Halston, Charles Busch & Alison Fraser with Hostess Paige Turner

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges
Matt Anctil, Logan Keslar, Sean Patrick Doyle & Yurel Echezarreta (The Cagelles from La Cage)

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges
Matt Anctil, Logan Keslar, Sean Patrick Doyle & Yurel Echezarreta (The Cagelles from LaCage)

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges
"So You Think You Can Drag"

Photo Coverage: 'So You Think You Can Drag' - The Judges

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


 
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