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Thalia Spanish Theatre Hosting ‘dragQUEENS’ Show Starting Friday

dragQUEENS (Photo: Thalia Theater)

Oct. 11, 2018 Staff Report

Thalia Spanish Theatre, located at 47-11 Greenpoint Ave., is hosting the dragQUEENS show on Friday, Oct. 12., as part of a 12-performance run that ends on Sunday, Nov. 4

The show features performers in brightly colored outfits, high heels and sparkly sequins. The show will include high-energy singing and dancing by the borough’s leading Latin LGBTQ artists, actors and female impersonators.

The two main thespians are transgender. Danna Sultana is a native of Colombia’s Medellín who was the queen of Miss Gay International in 2005. She’s known for her dancing, lip-syncing, and imitations of pop stars such as Britney Spears, Rihanna, and Lady Gaga.

Danna Sultana (Photo: Thalia Theatre)

Sultana shares prime stage time with Barbie Crawford, a model and singer from the Dominican Republic.

The rest of the cast includes Jei Osorio, a countertenor who played the Bearded Lady in a production that traveled through Latin America, and drag dancers Harold Puente and Darylin La Fontaine. Other dancers are Gabriel Molina, Heber Romero, and Brajan Llamoza.

William Saquicela, an actor/director who hails from Ecuador, is the master of ceremonies.

Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Tickets are $45 in advance, but $48 at the door.

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11 Comments

George KELLY

I am buying 4 tickets for myself and friends..I remember when they started on Greenpoint Ave…
Wonderful,this NEIGHBORHOOD was always mixed race,and INCLUSIVE since I was a kid,ESPECIALLY St. Raphaels,and St.Teresas SIDE of the Boulevard…Let us all celebrate…JOB WELL DONE.This is Coming from a Straight Man mind you..Wow..The Old Days are Fondly remembered..True Sunnysiders need to come and join in this Fantastic show..Lets ALL come and get out of our Closets..Yeah I said it . Metaphoricly for those who feel uncomfortable of course..

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Juana Juana

This might be fun but Thalia used to do some serious Spanish theater. #adiosmuchachos

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