Yaas! Look out, the comedy queens are comin’!
An exciting roster of 6 RuPaul’s Drag Race winners and stars are debuting new comedy shows in the months ahead.
Jinkx Monsoon told EW,
The world continues to be a fucking shit show…
I’m too loud-mouthed and opinionated for me not to bring what’s going on in the world into my work.”
Jinkx Monsoon: Red Head Redemption
In this (extremely) candid stand-up special, Jinkx shares her experiences as a trans-femme, non-binary, alcoholic, ethical slut. You’ll learn about her journey of self discovery, leading her to her husband, sobriety — AND she sings! Premiere: May 16
Darienne Lake: Altered Boy
Refresh yourself in the cool waters of Dariene Lake with intimate but hilarious tales from her life, growing up as the middle child in a large Catholic family, to coming out at an early age as a drag queen, finding her chosen family and life’s purpose through humor, and self revelation. Premiere: April 4
Peppermint: So-SIGH-ety Effects
Peppermint takes you on an all-inclusive journey through NYC to give a first-hand look at what it’s like to be a single Black transgender woman today. She tells tales of love and heartbreak from the stage all the way to the bathroom stall? Premiere: April 18
Bebe Zahara Benet: Africa is Not a Country
In her debut stand-up show, pioneering entertainer Bebe recounts immigrating from West Africa to America through a series of hysterical sketches and surprise audience interactions. Settle in for a raucous journey from the motherland to… Minnesota? Premiere: May 2
Ginger Minj: Bless Your Heart
Ginger discusses dysfunctional family etiquette, haunted dolls, and the infamous “Florida Man” in this hilarious musical memoir of her Southern Baptist upbringing. Premiere: May 30
Monét X Change: Fist of Glory
Monét’s debut stand-up special takes you on a comedic romp about playing the pink Power Ranger in Brooklyn, being inherently “very gay” before coming out. And who else would or could bring you an opera performance about fisting? Premiere: June 13
In collaboration with Comedy Dynamics and Tribeca, all of the specials will be available on Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Google Play, YouTube, Vimeo, and cable providers worldwide.
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