SASHA VELOUR — INTERMISSION

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SASHA VELOUR — INTERMISSION

Saturday, August 12, 2023     Whyte Hall

6:30PM – Cocktails on the Albert Lepage Pavilion

7:30PM – Show

Tickets from $65 – $150 (VIP)*

*$150 VIP tickets include a special meet & greet reception with Sasha Velour at a private beachfront home ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 13 from 2:00-4:00pm.

SASHA VELOUR

Iconic Drag Queen Superstar

Especially adapted for her Fire Island Pines FIPAP debut, Velour’s new “Intermission” show must be seen to be believed. This spectacular is a lip-synched fantasy with captivating visuals and some added breathtaking surprises. Theatrical techniques are used to unmask deep truths about gender, grief, fame and community. Dreamed up and meticulously performed by Velour, every second of this live art iconic production is heartfelt and unforgettable, This will be a special show dedicated to Fire Island Pines and to anyone who dares to live life “over the top”.

Sasha Velour is a gender-fluid drag queen, artist, and author. She is the creator and editor of the critically acclaimed drag magazine Velour, and the host of the influential New York City drag show NightGowns, founded in 2015, hosting some of the worlds greatest drag performers, which was adapted into a docu-series. Her first one-queen theater show, Smoke & Mirrors toured from 2019-2022 to over 80 cities around the world including sold out shows in London (The Palladium), Paris (Folies Bergère), New York, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Auckland, Warsaw, Bogotá. In 2017, she was crowned the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 on VH1, with an emotional scene-stealing, rose petal reveal filled final performance that made history. See it here: https://youtu.be/PgAw66DZ54E

Her first book, The Big Reveal: An Illustrated Manifesto of Drag was published on April 4th, and she is currently in development with Tectonic Theater Project (The Laramie Project) on a full-length, Broadway-bound, spectacular. As a modern-day pioneer of innovative, emotive, and provocative drag aesthetics, Velour continues to raise the bar for the art of drag performance across the globe, having also created House of Velour!

“This drag icon is constantly reinventing herself, and it’s our privilege to watch her do it.” – NYLON

“The Velourian universe is multi-faceted, dynamic. And above all, it’s super intentional” – AnOther Magazine

“Velour is taking her performance artistry to the next level” – Billboard