‘A Night at Switch n’ Play’ Trailer: Drag Kings, Burlesque, and Glitter — Oh My!

Published on May 17, 2019

Thanks to “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” more audiences have fallen in love with the art of drag than ever before. But for all the many seasons of the VH1 reality show, “Drag Race” has never once done a Drag King challenge, much less had a contestant who satirizes masculinity instead of femininity. At a neighborhood queer bar in Brooklyn, the experimental drag and burlesque show “Switch n’ Play” has played host to inventive drag kings, experimental burlesque dancers, and more traditional drag queen acts as well. The queer performance collective is on full display in a new documentary, which will have its world premiere at Inside Out Toronto, Canada’s leading Lgbtq film festival.

Here’s the official film description: “There’s something very queer happening at a bar in Brooklyn, and in the new film ‘A Night at Switch n’ Play’ you are invited to come and watch.


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Author: Jude Dry