I was invited to the London debut of ‘Queenz the Show with Balls‘, an epic drag extravaganza currently touring the UK, that continues it’s tour into 2023. Described as ‘A night of gender-bending, life-affirming fun and frolics with a bunch of ‘boys’ who dance like Britney and sing like Whitney.’
What sets this drag act apart from the rest is the fact there is no lip syncing in sight. This sequin clad quintet are just full on amazing vocals with fierce choreography to match.
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So what is Queenz the Show with Balls all about? Find out everything you need to know about the show!
I attended the press night of Queenz at the Arts Theatre in London. A drag vocal Supergroup perform a concert style show, singing some of the most popular pop diva anthems, remixed and reimagined with a pizzazz of drag humour. Music included songs by Whitney Houston, Beyonce, The Spice Girls, Shakira, Lady GaGa and Britney to name but a few. They also perform a hysterical medley of Westend musical songs with a cheeky humorous drag twist to the lyrics. This was truly hilarious!
Each Queen gets their chance to shine by performing their own number including group songs. We get to know Miss Dia Montay as she interacts with the audience, works the crowd in between songs, she is incredibly quick witted and had the audience in fits of laughter.
My thoughts on the show
You can’t help but fall in love with the sassy cast of Queenz, they are oozing talent. These five fabulous power vocal powerhouses literally set the stage ablaze with their fierce dance moves and death drops! Their singing truly blew me away.
Queenz the Show with Balls is a real good vibes experience that will have you singing and dancing along. There’s a good sprinkling of cheeky humour that’s certain to put a smile on your face and I Ioved their message of kindness and their celebration of embracing your true self. I had an absolute blast watching Queenz, I’m definitely going to book tickets to see them again in 2023! I am a QUEEN!
Everything you need to know to book tickets for Queenz the Show with Balls:
- Belle DuBall – Gold Queen – our resident DIVA
- Miss Dia Montay – White Queen – like Marilyn but even more mischievous
- Candy Caned – Pink Queen – Sugar and all things SPICE
- Bille Eyelash – Rock Queen – Feisty, Fierce and of course Fabulous
- ZeZe Van Cartier – Blue Queen – Glorious in all their Non-Binary Finery!
- Producer, David Griego
- Starring X Factor & Union J pop sensation Jaymi Hensley
- Chelmsford Civic Theatre, Sat, 28 Jan 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Darlington Hippodrome, Thu, 2 Feb 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Coventry Belgrade Theatre, Fri, 3 Feb 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Doncaster CAST Theatre, Sat, 4 Feb 2023 @ 7:30pm (SOLD OUT)
- Peterborough New Theatre, Thu, 9 Feb 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Aberystwyth Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Fri, 10 Feb 2023 @ 8:00pm
- Cheltenham Town Hall, Sat, 11 Feb 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Crawley The Hawth, Thu, 16 Feb 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Dartford Orchard Theatre, Fri, 17 Feb 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Newbury Corn Exchange, Sat, 18 Feb 2023 @ 5:00pm & 8:00pm
- Harrogate Royal Hall, Thu, 23 Feb 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Wakefield Theatre Royal, Fri, 24 Feb 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Grimsby Auditorium, Thu, 2 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Loughborough Town Hall, Fri, 3 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Swansea Grand Theatre, Sat, 4 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Bournemouth Pavilion, Sun, 5 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Stevenage Gordon Craig Theatre, Thu, 9 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Basildon Towngate Theatre, Fri, 10 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Basingstoke Anvil Arts Centre, Sat, 11 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Perth Theatre, Wed, 15 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Edinburgh Usher Hall, Thu, 16 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Arbroath Webster Memorial Theatre, Sun, 19 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Croydon Ashcroft Theatre, Fri, 24 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Guildford Yvonne Arnaud, Sat, 25 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Southampton MAST, Sun, 26 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Blackpool Grand Theatre, Tue, 28 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Crewe Lyceum Theatre, Wed, 29 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Newcastle Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Fri, 31 Mar 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Bromley Churchill Theatre, Fri, 28 Apr 2023 @ 7:30pm
- Lichfield Garrick Theatre, Sun, 30 Apr 2023 @ 5:00pm & 8:00pm
What age is suitable for the show?
Over 14’s / Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult 18+, show contains adult humour.
What is the expected running time?
Approximately 1 hour 30 mins, without an interval.
I was invited to the press night of Queenz but all thoughts and opinions are strictly my own.
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