Sasha Velour serves up 90 minutes of dramatic, thought-provoking, and earth-shaking reveals in The Big Reveal Live Show! Through theatrical stage tricks and emotional revelations that catch the audience off-guard, Velour delivers surprise after surprise. A true chameleon when it comes to form and style, the show’s musical selections ranges from Stevie Wonder to Britney Spears, from Steven Sondheim to Deep Purple. Sasha’s performances take on different forms over the course of the evening—classic drag, storytelling, video experimentation, and more. Don’t miss this exciting evening, inspired in part by Velour’s recent best-selling book!
Sasha Velour is a gender-fluid drag queen known for her stage spectacles, fierce activism, and boundary-breaking scholarship. Sasha is the founder and director of the acclaimed NYC drag revue NightGowns. Her first one-queen show, Smoke & Mirrors, toured to 90 theaters around the world from 2019-2022, including the Folies Bergère and the London Palladium. She recently released a best-selling book, The Big Reveal: An Illustrated Manifesto of Drag, which outlines the untold history of drag alongside her own life’s adventures (Harper, 2023). She is currently on tour with a stage show of the same name.
In 2017, Sasha won the 9th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and the long-running competition won its first Emmy! In 2020, she executive produced and starred in a short adaptation of NightGowns directed by Sophie Muller and co-produced by The Documentary Group, which received the 2021 RealScreen Award. In 2023, Sasha joined the cast of HBO’s We’re Here (Season 4 Coming Soon). In summer 2024, she will debut her newest theater piece, co-created with the Tony Award-winning Tectonic Theater Project and director Moisés Kaufman.
As an illustrator and designer, Sasha has produced several comic books, including a series about the Stonewall uprising (2012-2019) and an anthology about drag called Velour (2013-2018). She drew the Google Doodle for Marlene Dietrich in 2018, and created a self-portrait for the cover of The New Yorker in 2023.