Five years after the only RPDR show in Mexico, “Werq The World” will be presented in three Mexican cities
In 2018, a show of the RuPaul’s Drag Race program was held in Mexico for the first time, the drag talent contest already had a large and solid fan base in the country. At that time, the Diana Theater in CDMX was home to Werq the World, bringing together the most popular drag queens until season nine.
Shangela, Latrice Royale, Violet Chachki, Detox, Kim Chi, Peppermint and Valentina, hosted by Bianca del Rio, were the drag stars who presented their individual and group shows, just as they do in the survival reality show that, after much insistence from fans, it began to place franchises around the world to meet the requests of both followers and drag artists who did not have such a public platform to express their art.
Mexico was shown to be fertile ground for drag, since at the national level La Más Draga was the first mainstream contest of this cut and fans discussed whether the possibility of developing a season of Drag Race in Mexico with the talent that had auditioned was viable. and participated in the Mexican competition. By sitting in the Asian and European markets, the contest created by RuPaul Charles confirmed its position as the top space for these artists.
Where will Werq the World be presented?
On Monday, March 6, it was announced that this show will be in Monterrey, Guadalajara and CDMX.
In Monterrey it will be presented at the Citibanamex Auditorium on November 17, to continue at the Telmex Auditorium in Guadalajara on Saturday the 18th and close in Mexico City on Sunday November 19 at the National Auditorium. Tickets will be on sale from March 10.
It is the first time that the show has three dates in Mexico since in 2018 they were only in CDMX. According to users of social networks, Nuevo León is also an important seedbed for dredges.
The cast that makes up Werq the World 2023 is made up of: Lady Camden, Jorgeus, Aquaria, Kandy Muse, Daya Betty, DeJa Skye, Vanjie Mateo, Angeria, Rosé, Naomi Smalls, Plastique Tiara and Kim Chi, as well as 15 season participants will be added to the tour that so far covers four continents.
Expectation grows for Drag Race Mexico
Drag art relies on social networks to reach a larger audience while being a space where you can find dissemination projects for Drag Queens such as local contests and cultural activities that give drag a platform.
Since the Drag Race México announcement in August 2022, every day there are more rumors that develop about the national Drag Race franchise and followers begin to speculate if more details of the expected program that will be released during the performances of Werq The World It has already confirmed transmissions through the MTV and Paramount + networks, the same where the rest of the franchises and seasons of the award-winning competition are broadcast.
The conversation in networks grows, since there are fans who point out that more details of the Mexican unit of Drag Race could be released, especially the release date, cast or host, although these last two data have already had leaks, while some more speculate that by the middle of the year Drag Race México would have already been released and it would be Mexican contestants who would also be added to the world tour of the program.
At the moment the intervention of the singer Danna Paola in the program has been confirmed while it is strongly suggested that the drag of Mexican origin Valentina, contestant of season 9 of the contest in the United States would be the host of this franchise.