Ginger Minj and Jinx Monsoon from Drag Race in Xanadu Tour

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They'd be well cast for this. Interesting to see where this is scheduled and who is in this tour. Anyone know about the production company?

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How fun! Would love for it to come to LA

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Surprised they’d do a cheap non-union tour! But fun idea!
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I’ll bet this is the new small cast version with five actors and a singing, sometimes dancing band. It played Pittsburgh a few years ago and was hysterical.
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who's playing what role?

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RippedMan said: "Surprised they’d do a cheap non-union tour! But fun idea!"

They're probably getting paid the same as they would in an AEA tour, without the benefits. A shady but not unprecedented move (especially if they were previously AEA members and dropped out).

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ACL2006 said: "who's playing what role?"

I believe they're playing Melpomene/Medusa and Calliope/Aphrodite, the tracks Mary Testa and Jackie Hoffman played. Though I'm not sure which is playing which.

 

 

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This is absolutely brilliant. The tour is coming to Buffalo and I can’t wait to see it. I presume Ginger Minj is playing the Testa role.
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Weren't those roles also originally played by drag queens? :) 

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This is an AMAZING idea!!!...I LOVED this show when it played briefly in Chicago!...This show should have done a lot better than it did, and deserves to be seen by everyone!...

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Is there a tour list? I saw Paul mentioned on Live at Five that it’s coming to Syracuse but I can’t find anything about it.
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n2nbaby said: "Is there a tour list? I saw Paul mentioned on Live at Five that it’s coming to Syracuse but I can’t find anything about it."

  •  The link in the first message is to the official site which lists some tourist stops but not dates.  
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darquegk said: "I’ll bet this is the new small cast version with five actors and a singing, sometimes dancing band. It played Pittsburgh a few years ago and was hysterical."

This show was never a huge cast show to begin with... Was there really a need to whittle it down?!?! Weird!

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The small version is specifically designed for small spaces and cabaret theatres. Pittsburgh CLO has a special initiative for developing small scale musicals and premiering the cabaret-sized (which they define as five people or less) editions of larger musicals. They premiered First Date in a cabaret edition as well.

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They'll probably be treated better and have a less grueling schedule than Hater's Roast or those other drag tours that hit a new state nearly every night. 

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It’s been confirmed on Facebook that this is indeed the five-hand version, which means they’re also using a Clio, a Sonny and an Everyone Else.
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This version doesn't separate out Danny? That seems odd. 

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Danny, Clio, the two Muses and the Everyone Else guy. That was a typo of mine.
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Now I don't mind a reduced cast, but I hope to god that they do not take the costume & production design from Pittsburgh CLO. What an eye sore.

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darquegk said: "Danny, Clio, the two Muses and the Everyone Else guy. That was a typo of mine."

Wait... so the person playing SONNY also plays everyone else?!

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I think I got that backwards. Sonny plays a few roles but Danny plays the vast majority of cameos.
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Looks like the tour has been canceled. Ginger Minj and Jinx Monsoon from Drag Race in Xanadu Tour

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There's nothing on social media, which is odd, but the announcement is on the official website.

I wonder if this is fully canceled, or if it's just the early dates. The dates coming up this and next month are listed as canceled on venue pages, but I checked Philly in March, and you can still buy tickets to that date.

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TheSassySam said: "Looks like the tour has been canceled. Ginger Minj and Jinx Monsoon from Drag Race in Xanadu TourThey just posted rehearsal footage a few days ago  I don’t think the tour is cancelled. Maybe they are cutting some of the one night stops and cities with sluggish sales.  They stop for a week in Buffalo and most days are sold out. I can’t see them cancelling.  

 

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The main link of the website says the whole tour has been put on hold. And I looked at the local stop in Red Bank, NJ and it was cancelled