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Jinkx Monsoon

 
Bio:
Jerick Hoffer, better known by the stage name Jinkx Monsoon, is an American drag performer, actor, comedian and singer who came to international attention by winning the fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. Their first studio album, The Inevitable Album, was released in 2014, followed by their ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jerick Hoffer, better known by the stage name Jinkx Monsoon, is an American drag performer, actor, comedian and singer who came to international attention by winning the fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. Their first studio album, The Inevitable Album, was released in 2014, followed by their ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2014
Kitty Witless
  [Off-Broadway]
Premiere, 0
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Writing

Author

Photos

Jinkx Monsoon Photo

Jinkx Monsoon

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Date:
03/28/2018
Jinkx Monsoon (Wilson Models photo) Photo

Jinkx Monsoon (Wilson Models photo)

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Date:
07/15/2013
Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales wow audiences at The Laurie Beechman Theater in The Va Photo

Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales wow audiences at The Laurie Beechman Theater in The Vaudevillians. (Wilson Models photo)

From: 
Date:
07/15/2013

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2014
Kitty Witless

  [Off-Broadway]
Premiere, 0
Performer

Writing
Author

Jinkx Monsoon Biography

Jerick Hoffer, better known by the stage name Jinkx Monsoon, is an American drag performer, actor, comedian and singer who came to international attention by winning the fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Their first studio album, The Inevitable Album, was released in 2014, followed by their second studio album, The Ginger Snapped, in 2018. In June 2019, a panel of judges from New York magazine placed Monsoon 18th on their list of "the most powerful drag queens in America", a ranking of 100 former Drag Race contestant.




Jinkx Monsoon News

EDINBURGH 2022: The Failure Cabaret Q&A Photo EDINBURGH 2022: The Failure Cabaret Q&A
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 15, 2022

BWW catches up with The Fremonts to chat about bringing The Failure Cabaret to the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Erasing Borders Dance Festival Kicks Off Next Month Photo Erasing Borders Dance Festival Kicks Off Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2022

The Indo-American Arts Council announces the always eagerly anticipated dance performances, this year including special events to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India's Independence Day, August 15.  The celebration will feature two live performances, August 6 & 7 at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre, and a virtual August 8th streaming with artists from India, Canada, and the U.S. 

Jinkx Monsoon and BenDeLaCreme Add UK Dates to 2022 Holiday Tour Photo Jinkx Monsoon and BenDeLaCreme Add UK Dates to 2022 Holiday Tour
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

You better watch out, you better not cry, because global drag icons and RuPaul's Drag Race stars, BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon are coming back to town with the wildly successful, internationally acclaimed The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show (Produced by BenDeLaCreme Presents).

BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon Will Embark on a Holiday Tour This Year Photo BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon Will Embark on a Holiday Tour This Year
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2022

You better watch out, you better not cry, because global drag icons and RuPaul’s Drag Race stars, BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon are coming back to town with the wildly successful, internationally acclaimed The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show (Produced by BenDeLaCreme Presents).

Graffiti Artist Drama HIT THE WALL Premieres Photo Graffiti Artist Drama HIT THE WALL Premieres
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022

Spin Cycle, Frigid & JCS Theater Company present the World Premiere of HIT THE WALL, a new play by Jake Shore, directed by Timothy Haskell.

Assembly Announces Final Shows For 2022 Photo Assembly Announces Final Shows For 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

Today (Mon 6 June) Assembly Festival, announces its final 50+ shows for 2022, including Frank Skinner, Al Murray, Jinkx Monsoon (RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 7 contestant, season 5 winner); Queen of Fake Alison Jackson; and Fringe favourite Reuben Kaye. 

Alex Newell, Jinkx Monsoon & More to Take Part in 2022 LOVE ABOVE ALL BALL Photo Alex Newell, Jinkx Monsoon & More to Take Part in 2022 LOVE ABOVE ALL BALL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

 In celebration of Pride, and to kick off an unforgettable summer to remember, Rockefeller Center will host the 2022 Love Above All Ball on June 24th from 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM at the iconic Rainbow Room. 

Photos: First Look at Day 1 of RuPaul's DragCon in Los Angeles Photo Photos: First Look at Day 1 of RuPaul's DragCon in Los Angeles
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

Start your engines! Today marked the kickoff of RuPaul’s DragCon LA 2022, presented by RuPaul and World of Wonder Productions, and marking the 10th ever convention of its kind with a full day of Friday programming. Below, please find photos, quotes and highlights from today’s event.

Rachel Bloom, Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Grey & More Upcoming at 92Y Photo Rachel Bloom, Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Grey & More Upcoming at 92Y
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

92Y has announced new events for April, featuring Rachel Bloom, Jennifer Grey, Bill Gates and more. 

BenDeLaCreme Is... READY TO BE COMMITTED at Warner Theatre Photo BenDeLaCreme Is... READY TO BE COMMITTED at Warner Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022

Global drag icon, Litchfield native, and¬†RuPaul‚Äôs Drag Race¬†star, BenDeLaCreme, will embark on her biggest solo tour yet as star and Lead Producer with her critically acclaimed, narrative-cabaret, ‚ÄúBenDeLaCreme is...READY TO BE COMMITTED.‚ÄĚ

Jinkx Monsoon Videos

VIDEO: John Cameron Mitchell, Neil Patrick Harris, Darren Criss, Andrew Rannells, and VideoVIDEO: John Cameron Mitchell, Neil Patrick Harris, Darren Criss, Andrew Rannells, and More Hedwigs Perform 'Wig in a Box'
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2020

During the 'Can't Cancel Pride' event, John Cameron Mitchell appeared alongside other past Hedwigs to perform 'Wig in a Box' from Hedwig and the Angry Inch!

VIDEO: YouTube Shares STONEWALL OUTLOUD Trailer, Featuring Lance Bass, Adam Rippon, a VideoVIDEO: YouTube Shares STONEWALL OUTLOUD Trailer, Featuring Lance Bass, Adam Rippon, and More
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2019

STONEWALL OUTLOUD, produced and directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato of World of Wonder (Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures, Party Monster, The Eyes of Tammy Faye), will debut exclusively on the World of Wonder YouTube channel to audiences around the world on June 28th. This unique project will feature original audio recordings of people who were at the Stonewall Riots 50 years ago and bring them to life through the contemporary faces of the LGBTQ community today, such as Lance Bass (NSYNC), Michael Turchin (Artist), Keiynan Lonsdale (Love, Simon, The Flash), Adam Rippon (Olympic Figure Skater), Fortune Feimster (The Mindy Project, Chelsea Lately), Charlie Carver (Teen Wolf, The Leftovers), Daniel Franzese (Mean Girls, Looking),  Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman (American Horror Story, UnREAL), Alexis G. Zall (The Goldbergs), Raja (RuPaul's Drag Race, America's Next Top Model), Jinkx Monsoon (RuPaul's Drag Race), Isis King (America's Next Top Model), Laith Ashley (Music Artist), Amber Whittington (YouTuber), Connor Franta (YouTuber), Ben J. Pierce (YouTuber), Martin Boyce (Artist) and Randy Wicker (Author). The film is narrated by RuPaul.

VIDEO: RuPaul's Drag Race Queens Recap Season 1 of TNT's CLAWS VideoVIDEO: RuPaul's Drag Race Queens Recap Season 1 of TNT's CLAWS
by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2018

VIDEO: RuPaul's Drag Race Queens Recap Season 1 of TNT's CLAWS

BWW TV Exclusive: COMPANY Is What It's Really About at Broadway Sessions! VideoBWW TV Exclusive: COMPANY Is What It's Really About at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Sep 19, 2017

This past Thursday Broadway Sessions celebrated the 5th birthday of our beloved and uber-talented musical director, Joshua Stephen Kartes. Joshua had but one birthday wish- he wanted to blow out his candles like 'Bobby' in Sondheim's masterpiece, Company. So that's exactly what we gave him!

BWW TV Exclusive: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Takes Over Broadway Sessions! VideoBWW TV Exclusive: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Takes Over Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Sep 11, 2017

Broadway Sessions had a very sweet season premiere this last week as we welcomed cast members from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We danced Oompa Loompa-style, enjoyed heartfelt performances, and watched a couple 11 year old boys SING THEIR FACES OFF. Jackie Hoffman was unable to attend, but never fear- the cast celebrated her through dramatic readings of some of her finer TWEETS! Enjoy these performances by legendary John Rubinstein, Emma Plaeffle, Cory Lingner, Elliot Mattox, Ryan Sell, Jake Flynn and our sensational diva "Rising Stars" Nikisha Williams (bound for The Color Purple tour) and Brittany Dorazio.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Broadway Sessions All-Star Holiday Show
by Ben Cameron - Dec 25, 2016

We here at Broadway Sessions went all out to celebrate this holiday season with our annual All Star Holiday Show Spectacular. Be prepared for kids, puppets, balloons, famous drag queens and so much more. Starring Paige Davis (Chicago), Jinkx Monsoon and Alaska (RuPaul's Drag Race), Frankie James Grande (Rock of Ages), Charl Brown (Motown), Betsy Struxness (Hamilton), Adrianna Hicks (The Color Purple), Leslie Becker (Amazing Grace), Aaron Young (Fiddler on the Roof), Bryan Fenkart (Memphis, Nerds), Gaelen Gilliland (Honeymoon in Vegas), Adinah Alexander (Kinky Boots), Jelani Remy (The Lion King), Matthew Marks (Book of Mormon), Molly Tynes (Pippin), Nathan Lucrezio (Aladdin), Devin Ilaw (Les Mis), Zurin Villanueva and CK Edwards (Shuffle Along) the kids from Matilda, Imari Hardon and the cast of Avenue Q. And of course, our signature 12 Days of Christmas!

STAGE TUBE: Jinkx Monsoon Performs 'Broadway Baby' at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by Stage Tube - Nov 6, 2013

Jinkx Monsoon, winner of RuPaul's Drag Race season 5, performed 'Broadway Baby' from Follies at Broadway Sessions on Halloween, October 31st, 2013. Watch below!

STAGE TUBE: RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Winner Jinkx Monsoon Sings 'Everybody's Girl' at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2013

RuPaul's Drag Race winner Jinkx Monsoon performed 'Everybody's Girl' at Broadway Sessions on July 18th, 2013. Watch her sing below!

VIDEO: Mel B Presents Adam Lambert With Davidson/Valentini Award at 2013 Glaad Awards
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2013

Mel B, Spice Girl and a new judge on America's Got Talent, presented international pop star Adam Lambert with the Davidson/Valentini Award Saturday night, May 11th, at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco. Lambert was also the co-recipient of the award for Outstanding Music Artist for his albumTrespassing; he tied with Frank Ocean for Ocean's debut album Channel Orange. Check out the video of Lambert's acceptance speech below!


Jinkx Monsoon Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jinkx Monsoon written?
Jinkx Monsoon has written 1 shows including The Vaudevillians (Author).