Provincetown Drag Shows

Provincetown Drag Shows

Summer brings a host of your favorite drag queens and their shows. If you’re visiting for a week, you could see a different drag show every night! And if you’re unfamiliar with drag style, then read up!

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Summer Run Drag Shows

Raja Gawdess Provincetown

Raja, Gawdess

Raja, winner of Rupaul’s Drag Race Season 3, returns to Provincetown for a summer run of her show Gawdess! Exotic and edgy, Raja’s show is a must for drag enthusiasts and fashionistas alike.

When: All shows at 8:30 pm

  • Sat, 7/22 – Sun, 7/23
  • Tues, 7/25 & Wed, 7/26
  • Sat, 8/5 – Sun, 8/6
  • Tues, 8/8 – Sun, 8/13 at 8:30 pm
  • Tue 8/15 & Wed 8/16, Fri 8/18 – Sun, 8/20
  • Sat, 8/26 – 8/27: Sat & Sun
  • Sat, 9/2 – 9/3: Sat & Sun

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25.00 | Buy Tickets


Showgirls Provincetown

Showgirls

This iconic show is a mashup of a weekly talent show, your favorite queens, celebrity guest stars, and every level of camp.

Contestants vie for a $500 CASH prize, and some lucky audience are treated to giveaways from local businesses.

When: Monday nights at 9 pm through Mon, 9/11.

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Map

Cost: TBA. Purchase in advance at The House of LaRue, 244 Commercial St. (Directions). You can also purchase at the door – if tickets are still available!


Varla Jean Merman The Art House Provincetown

Varla Jean Merman, Bad Heroine

As Varla Jean, Jeffery Roberson has filled cabarets and concert halls across the world including the Sydney Opera House, Carnegie Hall, the New York Public Theater, London’s Soho Theatre and LAs Renberg Theatre.

Varla Jean Merman returns this summer with her new show Bad Heroine. Accompanying is Gerald Goode accompanies Varla Jean on the piano.

When: Tuesdays – Fridays, through Fri, 9/1 at 9 pm

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Map

Cost: $30.00; VIP – $40.00 | Buy Tickets


Miss Richfield 1981 2017

Miss Richfield, 2020 Vision

Provincetown’s best selling act, Miss Richfield 1981, returns to the Paramount at the Crown & Anchor with her brand new show “2020 Vision: A Survival Guide For The New World!”

Known for her unique take on audience participation, and comedic songs and videos, Miss Richfield brings a message of hope –or at least survival—during these trying times!

When: Wed – Sun through Sept 3 at 8:45 pm

Where: Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $23.50 – $43.50 | Schedule / Buy Tickets


Illusions

Illusions

Provincetown’s first ladies of high drag, Tisch DeWilliams and Billie Jean, combine glamour, comedy, and amazing songs in a Las Vegas-style drag revue.

When: Weekly through Sept. Dates & times vary. See schedule at Crown’s website.

Where: Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets


Jimmy James Provincetown

Jimmy James, History Repeating

Who: Jimmy’s new show, History Repeating, includes LIVE vocal impressions of classic and contemporary stars: Cher, Elvis, Adele, Stevie Nicks, Lana Del Ray, Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Shirley Bassey, Diana Ross, Billie Holiday, Eartha Kitt and others. He’ll also perform his hit song Fashinista!

When: Thus – Suns from 7/13 – 9/3. All shows at 9 pm.

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25.00 General Admission; $35.00 VIP | Buy Ticket


Dina Martina Provincetown

Dina Martina

Divinely funny” – Time Out London | “Painfully funny and demented” – Seattle Times | “The most original drag performer working in America today” – Village Voice

Dina’s show is packed with songs, horrifying stories and … magnificent costumes.

When: Through Sun, 9/3 at 8:30 pm

Where: Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $33.50 | Schedule / Buy Tickets


Jinkx Monsoon Major Scales The Art House Provincetown

Jinkx Monsoon with Major Scales

Jinkx Monsoon gained national attention for her overbearing and impudent persona on Season 5 of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Jinkx’s creator Jerick Hoffer says, “She is definitely a zany, off the wall, irreverent, gorgeous anachronism, She simply refuses to let her audience sit idol; she is a powerhouse of song and comedy, igniting her audiences in a frenzy of laughter and sexual tension.”

When: Saturdays – Mondays, beginning Sat, 7/8 through Sun, 9/10, with a few exceptions. Check schedule for all performance dates.

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Directions

Cost: $30.00; VIP – $40.00 & $75.00 | Schedule / Buy Tickets


Electra Provincetown

Electra, Bathhouse to Broadway

Who: Electra presents a non-stop concert of stars with the divine Bette Midler as the queen of the pack! With the help of state of the art technology, Electra creates, duets and even trios, with himself!

  • ‘Place Your Bette’ is not a gamble but a sure thing! – Miami Herald
  • You do me better and more often than i do me! – Bette Midler
  • The man of a thousand ladies! – New York Post

When: Tue – Sun, 6/22 – 9/10. Showtime at 7:00

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25.00 | Buy Tickets


Trixie Mattel Provincetown

Trixie Mattel

Trixie returns to Provincetown this summer!  Known for her life-in-plastic aesthetic, Trixie Mattel has been charming audiences for years with her unmatched performance style, razor-sharp reads, and off-color comedy as a dazzling host and emcee personality.

When: Tuesdays through Fridays, 8/23 – Thu, 9/7, 8:30 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $30.00

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Drag Theater

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5 to 9 By Ryan Landry Art House Provincetown

5 to 9, A New Play by Ryan Landry

A hilarious parody of the hit movie 9 to 5, set in our even MORE absurd Oval Office, and how three of Trump’s secretaries get even with him.

When: Fridays & Saturdays, July 7 through Sept 9. 7:30 pm

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Map

Cost: $30.00; VIP – $40.00 | Buy Tickets


Return to Grey Gardens Starring Jinkx Monsoon and Peaches Christ Provincetown

Return to Grey Gardens, Jinkx Monsoon & Peaches Christ

This hilarious original live theater production is set 40 years into the future and documents the routine of an aging drag mother and her bitter drag daughter who continue to perform for an empty house.

When: Wednesdays & Thursdays, through 9/7 at 7:30 pm

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Map

Cost: $30.00; VIP – $40.00 & & $75.00 | Buy Tickets


Greece A Musical-Gold Dust Orphan Theater Co

Not to be myth-ed” – The Boston Globe

a must-go for theatrical tourists” – WBUR

heavenly” – Broadway World

hilarious, sweetly pornographic, and a gift to adoring fans” – The Patriot Ledger

Greece, A Musical

The Gold Dust Orphan Theater Company mashes up the musical Grease with mythical Greece – and some Shakespeare thrown in.

Zeus catches his only daughter obsessing about the petty goings on of mere mortals. What’s his punishment?  Send her to a public school! No sooner does she arrive on Earth when she meets a gorgeous Trojan, releases her Kraken, and all Hades breaks loose! Songs, dances, action, adventure, and Gorgon SEX!

When: Sundays, through 9/3 at 7:30 pm

Where: Fisherman Hall, Provincetown School, 12 Winslow St | Directions
Fisherman’s Hall has been newly renovated with a new stage, seats, curtain and screens!

Cost: $39.99 – $100.00 (Service fee for online tickets) | Buy Tickets

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Limited Run Performances


Idol Worship Mink Stole Peaches Christ
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Mink Stole & Peaches Christ, Idol Worship

Peaches Christ and her close friend, cult film icon Mink Stole, star in this one-night-only variety show. The performance will include live singing, as well as an interview/chat with uncensored anecdotes and stories from both performers’ careers.

When: Tue, 7/25 at 8 pm

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Directions

Cost: $40.00; VIP – $65.00 | Buy Tickets


Pam Ann Crown & Anchor Provincetown

Pam Ann, I don’t Speak Economy

Pam’s barbed wit takes the most politically incorrect flight path with her blisteringly funny take on the world of airlines and aircrew.

When: Mon, 8/14 & Tues, 8/15. 8 pm

Where: Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $38.50 – $53.50 | Buy Tickets

Provincetown Drag Shows