Provincetown Drag Shows

Provincetown Drag Shows: Summer 2019

For a complete list of shows, concerts and theater productions that have been announced for the 2019 season, see our Shows & Entertainment page.

Trixie Mattel will play Provincetown Town Hall on Wednesday, 8/21 at 8 pm! Buy Tickets

Dina Martina, Forgotten But Not Gone

Who: Dina Martina is back in Provincetown this summer at the Crown & Anchor with a new show – Forgotten But Not Gone! Dina Martina’s shows are a mash-up of live singing, outrageous costumes, and hilarious video montages. It’s a high camp drag show not to miss! The Atlantic called Dina a “comic genius”.

When: Wednesdays – Sundays through – 9/1; Fridays & Saturdays 9/6 – 9/14:

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

Cost: $34 | Buy Tickets

Dina Martina Provincetown

Illusions Drag Revue

Who: Provincetown’s first ladies of high drag combine glamour, comedy, and amazing songs in a Las Vegas-style drag revue. Billie Jean, Payton St. James, Lakia Mondale and Roxy Pops perform as some of your favorite entertainers: P!nk, Annie Lennox, Stevie Nicks, Liza Minnelli, Julie Andrews, Tina Turner, Khan Chan, Donna Summers, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga and more!

When: Schedule varies. See the Crown & Anchor Entertainment website for dates and times.

  • July – August, Sun & Mon, Sat & Sun
  • September, weekends

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

Cost: $29 | Buy Tickets

Illusions Provincetown

Miss Richfield 1981, Gender Fluids

Who: In her all-new show “Gender Fluids,“ Miss Richfield 1981 will attempt to find non-binary answers to our increasingly complex world! With all new music, videos, costumes, and a healthy heap of help from the audience, this show promises to celebrate all the genders – both old & new.

When: All shows at 9 pm

  • July – Aug: Wednesdays – Sundays through – 9/1
    No Shows: Wed, 8/28
  • Sept: Fridays & Saturdays until 9/13

Where: Pilgrim House Provincetown, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: General Admission $30; VIP $40 | Buy Tickets

Miss Richfield Provincetown

BenDeLaCreme, Ready to be Committed

Who: RuPaul’s Drag Race favorite BenDeLaCreme returns to Provincetown with her latest theatrical blend of burlesque, comedy and music: “BenDeLaCreme is… Ready to be Committed.”

After years of people asking the aggressively effervescent queen if she “can please settle down,” BenDeLaCreme is finally ready to tie the knot in something besides her corset. Now all she needs is a potential spouse. And a dress. And a cake. And the ability to consider others. Join the blushing broad as she tackles the pitfalls of love, marriage and romance in a limited engagement about the limitations of engagements.

When: Wednesdays – Sundays, 8/7 – Sat, 8/31

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

Cost: $29 | Buy Tickets

BenDeLaCreme Provincetown

Thirsty Burlington, Cher Live

Who: Provincetown’s local Drag legend Thirsty Burlington will be performing Cher Live at the Crown and Anchor during Memorial Day Weekend. The show features all live vocals – and of course plenty of costume changes.

When: Wednesdays & Fridays through 8/30 at 10 pm (Thur, 9/5 at 8 pm)

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

Cost: $29.00 | Buy Tickets

Thirsty Burlington Provincetown

Showgirls

What: This iconic show is a mashup of a weekly talent show, your favorite queens, celebrity guest stars, and every level of camp. Hosted by the biggest showgirls of them all, Ryan Landry, and members of his acting troupe, the Gold Dust Orphans.

Contestants vie for a $500 CASH prize, and some lucky audience are treated to giveaways from local businesses. The final Showgirls (Monday, 9/9)  culminates in the crowning of Showgirl of the Year!

When: Monday nights through 9/9

Time: 9 pm

Where: A-House, 6 Masonic Place | Directions

Tickets: Advance purchase The House of LaRue, 244 Commercial St. | Directions You can also purchase at the door – if available!

Showgirls Provincetown

Jinkx Monsoon with Major Scales, Together Again, Again

Who: Jinkx Monsoon returns to The Art House Provincetown with her accompanist, Major Scales in their new show Together Again, Again. Jerick Hoffer gained national attention for his overbearing and impudent persona, known as Jinkx Monsoon on season five of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Hoffer says Jinkx Monsoon’s personality is a manifestation of years of practice, a career endeavor that began when Hoffer was fifteen. “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: Sat – Mon at 9 pm; through Sun, 9/1, 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 | Buy Tickets

Jinkx Monsoon Provincetown

Raja, Lush Life

Who: Raja, winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 3, returns to Provincetown for a summer run with her new show, Lush Life! Exotic and edgy, Lush Life is the personal tale of finding beauty in everything. Filled with stories and music that remind you to take a giant bite out of life and to indulge in all that is good. Raja’s show is a must for drag enthusiasts and fashionistas alike.

When: Wed – Sat through 9/7 at 8:30 pm; Sun, 7/28 at 7 pm & Sun, 9/8 at 8:30 pm

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

Cost: $30; VIP $40 | Buy Tickets

Raja Provincetown

Varla Jean Merman, A Star is Bored

Who: Varla Jean Merman returns to The Art House this summer with her new show A Star is Bored.

After 25 years of giving over 75% of her best at every performance, Varla is well, tired. With fierce competition from Kardashians, Drag Race and social influencers who are as old as Varla’s undergarments, our favorite daffy drag diva might have to make an effort this year. Can sizzling new songs, dazzling new couture, and Ariana Grande-style ponytails add up to a thrilling evening of entertainment?

When: Mon/Tues – Thu/Fri; Mon showtimes at 7:30 pm; Tue, Thu, Fri at 9 pm

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Directions

Cost: $35.00; VIP, $45.00 (Rows 1 – 7) | Buy Tickets

Varla Jean Merman Provincetown

The Kinsey Sick, Naked Drag Queens Singing

Who: The Kinsey Sicks’ show “Naked Drag Queens Singing” offers the group’s trademark mix of gorgeous a cappella, hilarious drag, obscenity, and absurdity with gasp-inducing political satire thrown in for bad measure. The show also features nearly a dozen new songs, and a unique behind-the-queens view of The Kinsey Sicks unlike any that’s been seen.

For over 25 years, The Kinsey Sicks’ phenomenal performance record includes an Off-Broadway show, an extended run in Vegas, two feature films and three concert DVDs, nine albums, and appearances in over 40 US states, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Australia.

When: Sun – Wed, through 8/28 & 9/8. All shows at 8pm.

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Directions

Cost: $35; VIP – $45 (Rows 1 – 7) | Buy Tickets

Kinsey Sicks Provincetown

Liza Lott – Minnelli: The Legend

Who: Provincetown’s own Liza Lott has been performing for the masses for the past 10 seasons. This year she joins the entertainment line-up at The Crown & Anchor. Best known for her ALL-LIVE big belting vocals and spot-on Liza Minnelli impersonation, this is a show you do not want to miss! BroadwayWorld.com raves: “She is just as big and brassy as the real Liza herself!

When: Thur – Sun through 9/7; Showtimes Thur – Sat at 7 pm; Sun at 10 pm

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

Cost: $29.00 | Buy Tickets

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Miss Conception, TV Land

Who: Miss Conception – international Female Delusionist® – has been selling out around the world for the past 17 years with her one woman live singing shows. This summer “Miss C” brings her new show, Miss Conception’s TV Land, to The Art House. The show features well-known TV character with a comedic twist that includes live vocals, dance and costume changes.

When: Saturdays through Tuesdays through Tue, 9/8; All showtimes at 9:30

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Directions

Cost: $30 – $40 | Buy Tickets

Miss Conception Provincetown

LipSchtick starring Scarbie

Who: David Scarbie Mitchell stars in his long-running one-man show, Lip Schtick – One Boy’s Journey to Fabulous and Back! LipSchtick is a one man quick-change show, in which David Scarbie Mitchell evolves through seven characters and eleven costume changes without EVER leaving the stage. The audience sees the whole process which is fast paced, set to music and hysterical.

When: Thu – Sun through Sunday, 9/1; 8:30 pm

Where: UU Meeting House, 236 Commercial St | Directions

Cost: $20.00 | Reservations

Scarbie Lip-Schtick Provincetown

Lee Squared: The Liberace and Peggy Lee Comeback Tour

Who: David Maiocco and Chuck Sweeney reprise their iconic performances as the music legends Liberace and Peggy Lee. This duo, who defined four decades of music and pop culture are on their comeback, navigating their way through the Instagram era. Maiocco and Sweeney won the New York City Bistro for outstanding comedy duo, and have both won MAC awards.

When: Through Sat, 9/7. Schedule varies – see all dates and times at The Pilgrim House website.

Where: Pilgrim House Provincetown, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $30 – $40 | Buy Tickets

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Trixie Mattel

Who: Trixie Mattel, crowned winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3, returns to Provincetown this summer for one night only!  Known for her life-in-plastic aesthetic, Trixie 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.

Benefit for Provincetown LGBTQ Welcome Center

When: Wed, 8/21 at 8 pm

Where: Provincetown Town Hall, 260 Commercial St |  Directions

Cost: $50 – $125; VIP Meet & Greet: $150 | Buy Tickets

Trixie Mattel Provincetown

Marti Gould Cummings

Who: Marti Gould Cummings, a NYC based drag artist, performs a limited run of shows this season.

Cummings performs weekly in NYC alongside the cities leading broadway and nightlife talents, and his comedy and musical concerts have taken him around the world. Cummings long running Broadway talk show, Stage Fright, has featured over 100 Tony, Emmy, Golden Globe, Grammy, and Oscar winning and nominated guest. Last year Cummings created, produced, and starred in the Fusion television networks most streamed show “Shade: Queens of NYC.

When: 9/12 & 9/13; 9/20 & 9/21

Where: Pilgrim House Provincetown, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $40 | Buy Tickets

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