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Another Anniversary Show and Another Sold Out Show

On Sunday, January 20th, Pretty Boi Drag celebrated it’s 3rd year as DC’s most exciting drag show in front of a sold out crowd at The Bier Baron Tavern in Dupont Circle, DC.

The full production show featured performances from both familiar and new faces to the DC drag king scene. Performers included Pretty Boi Drag veterans: Sebastian Katz, Mich, Phoenix King, Zack Landenhur and Jorge Escobar. Some new faces to the stage included Sideshow Bro, aka Dr. Torcher, who is also the producer for the DC Weirdo Show and Jael Finesse a new comer to both drag kinging and performance.

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Pretty Boi Drag Featured in WaPo Express Weekend Pass

Pretty Boi Drag is featured in the Washington Post Express days before celebrating our 3rd Anniversary at The Bier Baron Tavern.

The article features an interview with Pretty Boi Drag Producers, Lexie Starre and Pretty Rik E.

“We’re not just going up onstage and lip-syncing — we’re giving audiences more than what they expected when they came through the door,” Pretty Rik E says. “That will eventually help us carve out our own mainstream space in this world, where people [now] associate drag with just drag queens.”

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Pretty Boi Drag Co-Producer, Pretty Rik E, Guests on NPR’s 1A with Joshua Johnson

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Pretty Boi Drag co-producer, Pretty Rik E, stands beside NPR’s 1A host, Joshua Johnson.

Co-producer Pretty Rik E was featured on NPR’s 1A with Joshua Johnson for their “Ask a Drag Queen” segment.  The segment also featured drag queens, Lena Lett, Brigette Bidet, and Bianca Del Rio. On the show, Rik E got the opportunity to talk about Pretty Boi Drag, drag kinging as an art from, and answer questions from listeners.

Elevating the art of kinging and making more audiences aware of what we do is something that is very important to Pretty Boi Drag.  We were so excited to have this platform to reach so many people who may have never heard of a drag king.  Joshua is a great host and the segment was a lot of fun!

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Pretty Boi Drag Teams Up With Lee Perrine and the Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs to Produce First Annual ‘District of Pride’

This year Pretty Boi Drag teamed up with Lee Perrine (from Makers Lab) and the Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs to create the first annual District of Pride, a celebration of queer artistry in our city!

Held at the Lincoln Theater, District of Pride featured a variety of performances, from drag to drumming and a whole lot more. Well known local artists such as The CooLots and BoomScat were featured, as well as many other performers throughout the city.

This event was free to attend and saw an audience of upwards of 800 people!  We are so proud to have brought such an amazing show to our city and really highlight all the amazing queer talent we have here!

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