RuPaul’s Drag Race welcomes first Canadian Queen, Brooke Lynn Hytes – Series Premiere, Feb 28, 2019
The Emmy award-winning reality TV show, RuPaul’s Drag Race will be returning to Canada’s LGBTQ television network OUTtv on Thursday February 28th at 9PM ET for its 11th season.For the first time in Drag Race herstory, a Canadian queen will battle it out for the title of America’s Next Drag Superstar and a cash prize of $100,000. Ontario native Brooke Lynn Hytes will be among the fifteen queens who will be tested on their charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent as they compete to take home the crown.
“I’ve been watching the show since the very beginning and it’s something I never thought I’d be able to do because I’m Canadian,”Brooke Lynn Hytes commented during the Youtube cast announcement. “I have to be legal to work here, and I made it happen. I make stuff happen, what can I say?”
The fourteen queens joining Brooke Lynn Hytes in the most sickening season yet include: A’keria C. Davenport (Dallas, TX), Ariel Versace (Cherry Hill, NJ), Brooke Lynn Hytes (Nashville, TN), Honey Davenport (New York,NY), Kahanna Montrese (Las Vegas, NV), Mercedes Iman Diamond (Minneapolis, MN), Nina West (Columbus, OH), Plastique Tiara (Dallas, TX), Ra’jah D. O’Hara (Dallas, TX), Scarlet Envy (New York, NY) Shuga Cain (New York, NY), Silky Nutmeg Ganache (Chicago, IL), Soju (Los Angeles, CA), Vanessa Vanjie Mateo (Los Angeles, CA) and Yvie Oddly (Denver, CO)
RuPaul’s Drag Race will air every Thursday from February 28th at 6pm PT and 9PM ET. The show will be followed by behind the scenes show Untucked. Episodes will be available on OUTtvGo immediately after broadcast.
Be sure to catch Toronto’s home town Queen in person at the following events.
February 28 – Official Season Premiere Viewing Party at Woody’s (467 Church St) It’s a Hytes and friends family affair! Toronto’s Season 11 Canadian queen Brooke Lynn Hytes, will be joined by Chantelle Helena Carr (Farra N. Hyte), Heaven Lee Hytes, Katinka Kature, Devion Farley (Devine Darlin), and Allysin Chaynes!
Meet and greet at 8pm, episode at 9pm and 10:30pm is the reunion show!
March 1 – Brooke Lynn Hytes At THE DRINK
The Drink is VERY PROUD to open our doors and stage to BROOKE LYNN HYTES herself! The VIP Intimate Drag Show and Meet/Greet with RPDR’s 1st Canadian queen is also the launch party of Brooke Lynn Hytes’ signature cocktail. Friday March 1 2019 – 9pm til 11pm – Message us to reserve your table. No Cover
March 29th – Yass Qween with Brooke Lynn Hytes
This ultimate dance party launches with our very own Brooke Lynn Hytes, Canada’s first-ever contestant on Rupaul’s Drag race! YASSQWEEN!!! Get ready for an action-packed night of dancing and entertainment, featuring our headliner alongside Toronto‘s finest queens! Your gracious hosts Sofonda Cox & Devine Darlin, plus an incredibly-talented group of queens, have prepared a night to remember!
DOORS 10PM | MEET & GREET 10:30PM SHOWTIMES 12AM & 1AM
VIP Meet & Greet includes line bypass and Meet & Greet Photo Op!
Early-bird Tickets ONLY $20 so grab yours early and save some doulahs because it will be more at the door!
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