Best Chicago-Based Virtual Drag Shows to Watch This Weekend

Bars might be closed around Chicago, but the show must go on! Drag queens have moved online to provide virtual entertainment to everyone cooped up at home, and Chicago has no shortage of entertainment. Here are a few virtual drag shows to watch during Pride Month.

Sophia Lucia Presents: Freak Show Cabaret!

Saturdays @ 4 pm

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This one-woman show has it all! Art, poems, stories, and music delivered to you by the insatiable Sophia Lucia. She has created her own style of theatrical anti-folk/funk/spoken-word/rock & roll music. Check out her drag queen show every Saturday from 4 – 4:30 pm.

Photo Credit: Flip Phone Facebook

Flip Phone

All Week Long

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Flip Phone hosts drag shows nearly every day, so you are sure to find something that piques your interest. You can check out dance parties, story hours, drag shows, and themed brunches at various days and times.

Mini Matinee

Tuesdays & Saturdays @ 10 pm

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Twice a week, you can watch a 30-minute drag show with some impressive guest stars, but with a heavy emphasis on Chicago residents. Each week will feature a rotating cast, so it will always be unique. The shows will be every Tuesday and Saturday at 10 – 10:30 pm on Twitch.

Photo Credit: Illusions The Drag Queen Show Facebook

Illusions – The Drag Queen Show

Fridays & Saturdays @ 7 pm

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This drag queen show combines burlesque dancing and comedy performances by some of your favorite impersonators and hosts from Chicago! You’ll see impersonations of Cher, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Cardi B, Adele, and Amy Winehouse. Dates are available all month long.

homeWERK: A Drag and Comedy Show

Thursdays @ 9 pm

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Once a week, you can join the hilarious line of drag queens as they perform a comedy show. Some of the entertainers include Calpernia Adams, Jewels, Allusia, and Melanie Vesey. They will be performing every Thursday at 9 pm.

 

Featured Image Credit: FlipPhone Instagram

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