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BWW Interview: Olivia Lux Shines a Spotlight on Her Theatre Roots PhotoBWW Interview: Olivia Lux Shines a Spotlight on Her Theatre Roots
by Nicole Rosky - March 5, 2021

The queens of Season 13 of RuPaul's DragRace have got star quality, but perhaps none are shining as brightly as the luminous Olivia Lux. Before hitting the workroom, this New York City queen worked it out on the stage, and now she's drawing on her musical theatre roots to shantay her way to the crown.
BWW Interview: Queen of New York Tina Burner Opens Up About Her Theatrical Past PhotoBWW Interview: Queen of New York Tina Burner Opens Up About Her Theatrical Past
by Nicole Rosky - March 5, 2021

Tina Burner has already taken New York and now the fire is spreading. The self-proclaimed 'Manhattan monster with a heart of gold' is burning up the competition on Season 13 of RuPaul's Drag Race, constantly drawing on her rich background in performing and calling on inspiration from the city she calls home.
BWW Interview: How Rosé Sashayed from Musical Theatre to RuPaul's Drag Race PhotoBWW Interview: How Rosé Sashayed from Musical Theatre to RuPaul's Drag Race
by Nicole Rosky - March 5, 2021

Cancel your plans to troll on her crusade. Rosé has arrived on RuPaul's Drag Race and nobody's gonna rain on this theatre queen's parade! The New York City-based drag star has already proven herself the triple-threat of Season 13, showing off her vocal prowess, quick wit, and command of the stage week after week. Will she snatch the crown and the title of 'America's Next Drag Superstar'?
BWW Interview: Drag Superstar Nina West Releases a Musical Short to Be Thankful For! PhotoBWW Interview: Drag Superstar Nina West Releases a Musical Short to Be Thankful For!
by Nicole Rosky - November 24, 2020

As the pandemic continues to sweep the world, bringing a second wave of lockdowns, Drag icon Nina West and Walt Disney Studios animator Dan Lund ( Frozen, Frozen 2) have teamed up to ask people to 'Mask up, Stay home, and Watch a Musical' with the release of their new, made-at-home musical short, Quarantine Dream.
BWW Interview: Kameron Michaels Ruveals What's In Store for RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE: VEGAS PhotoBWW Interview: Kameron Michaels Ruveals What's In Store for RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE: VEGAS REVUE
by Nicole Rosky - August 21, 2020

It's like they always say: What happens in Vegas... ends up on TV? Tonight, August 21 (8pm ET/PT), VH1 will expand the Emmy Award-winning 'Drag Race' franchise with a six episode new docu-series, RuPaul's Drag Race: Vegas Revue.
BWW Interview: How Brita Werked Her Way from Regional Theatre to Drag Queen of the Wo PhotoBWW Interview: How Brita Werked Her Way from Regional Theatre to Drag Queen of the World
by Nicole Rosky - April 17, 2020

She may not be America's Next Drag Superstar in title, but the Queen of New York is ready to expand her queendom and take on the world. Already an icon in the NYC drag community before entering the workroom, Brita Filter (known to RuPaul's Drag Race viewers as simply Brita), has long-used her theatrical roots and Broadway-ready lipsync style to outshine her competition.
BWW Interview: Jan Sport Opens Up About Her Path from Musical Theatre to Musical Quee PhotoBWW Interview: Jan Sport Opens Up About Her Path from Musical Theatre to Musical Queen
by Nicole Rosky - April 3, 2020

Rupaul's Drag Race is feeling the Jantasy this season, as the show welcomed one of its most musical queens in its herstory. Jan Sport (known to viewers as just Jan) joined the competition for its 12th season when it premiered just weeks ago on VH1.
BWW Interview: Jackie Cox Reveals How Her Theatre Past Led to Her Drag Present PhotoBWW Interview: Jackie Cox Reveals How Her Theatre Past Led to Her Drag Present
by Nicole Rosky - April 3, 2020

When theatre and drag worlds collide, the resulting lovechild is Jackie Cox- a queen who has jokingly described her own drag style as 'fourth ensemble from the left in Promises, Promises.' Jackie is currently turkey-lurkeying for her life as a contestant on the 12th season of Rupaul's Drag Race, on which she is pulling from her theatrical bag of tricks to slay the competition.