All-Drag Murder Mystery Death Drop Postpones Off-Broadway Run to the Fall | Playbill

Off-Broadway News All-Drag Murder Mystery Death Drop Postpones Off-Broadway Run to the Fall

The "Dragatha Christie murder mystery" was initially scheduled to begin performances at New World Stages later this month.

The upcoming Off-Broadway transfer of London's all-drag murder mystery Death Drop has postponed its start, with previews now beginning September 20 ahead of an October 2 opening night at New World Stages. Previously scheduled to begin later this month, the production is delaying due to scheduling issues.

Still scheduled to star in the Off-Broadway bow are RuPaul's Drag Race stars Jujubee, Willam, and Shuga Cain, along with show writer Stars, Kiki Ball-Change, Peachez Iman Cummings, and Wang Newton.

Set on Tuck Island in 1991 at Lady von Fistenberg's gathering to celebrate Princess Diana and Prince Charles' 10th anniversary, Death Drop is a classic murder mystery whodunnit—but with drag queens. The West End run featured a frequently changing cast of Drag Race stars and local drag performers throughout its run, and with "cast subject to change" Off-Broadway, a similar setup is expected as the show makes its North American debut. The work is based on an idea by Christopher D. Clegg and written by Holly Stars.


Check out photos from the play's West End run below:

Check Out Photos of Drag Race Alums Latrice Royale, Willam, and More in Death Drop

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