After making her West End debut earlier this year, the Season 6 winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race is set to rejoin the cast for a limited run.
“I’m so thrilled and excited to be re-joining the cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in the West End! I had such a blast playing Hugo/Loco Chanelle earlier this year,” Bianca said of the news.
“I’m honoured and beyond grateful to have the opportunity to work with such an incredibly talented cast and crew once again.”
She joins Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre in London’s West End from 9 December 2019.
Bianca isn’t the first Drag Race superstar to join the cast, judge Michelle Visage played the role of Miss Hedge, who will now be played by television star Preeya Kalidas.
Nica Burns, Producer of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie said: “As Everybody’s Talking About Jamie starts its third fabulous year in the West End, we are delighted to welcome back the equally fabulous Roy Haylock/Bianca Del Rio as Hugo /Loco Chanelle and the much-loved musical theatre and TV star Preeya Kalidas as Miss Hedge.
“Roy was a huge hit with audiences when he performed the role earlier this year and Preeya always brings a star performance to every show she is in.”
Layton Williams currently plays Jamie New alongside a host of famous stars including Drag Race UK fan favourite Vinegar Strokes.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a new British musical about a young boy that wants to attend school prom in a dress.
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