Saturday, October 13, 2018

Lucky Cheng’s Anniversary Event

Lucky Cheng’s New York's original & longest running Drag Queen Cabaret is celebrating its 25th year with a star studded anniversary event on October 18th at Stage 48 at 605 West 48th Street from 7P to Midnight with proceeds benefiting the Tutu Project. All Lucky Cheng's performing alums are invited as special guests to celebrate alongside current performers, drag devotees & curious fans. The evening will be hosted by MC & Aerialist Extraordinaire Paulina Princess of Power & features performers such as Phaedra Phaded, Nedra Belle, Lailah Lancing, The Real Egypt, Professional Wrestler Rick Cataldo aka TheBoyDiva & more! Original cast member Tora Dress, who has been at Cheng's since year one is curating much of the evening. The legendary drag dinner show has so many claims to fame that it is hard to count them all. Lucky Cheng's launched the careers of notable actors Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black), Miss Understood (To Wong Foo…, Project Runway) & Jamie Clayton (Sense8). Some of the most popular contestants from RuPaul's Drag Race which films it’s season finales at Stage 48 got their start or are still performing at Lucky Cheng's including Bob the Drag Queen, Thorgy Thor, Vivacious, Ongina, Yuhua Hamasaki, & more. A little known fact is that scenes from the first episode of Sex & the City were shot at Lucky Cheng's. Lucky Cheng’s was founded by legendary restaurateur Hayne Suthon who passed away from breast cancer in 2014. Suthon founded Cheng’s with MTV Producer & partner Robert Jason. Their daughter Josephine Jason, Lucky Cheng’s House DJ is one of the co-owners of Lucky Cheng’s & proceeds from this evening will go to support the Tutu Project, a non-profit that provides funding for expenses not covered by insurance for breast cancer patients. Tickets are $25.
For More Info & Tix: luckychengs.com
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