Nina West's 'Drag Queen Christmas' comes to Clearwater

The show's become the ire of conservative protestors.

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A video of conservative protestors whining about drag queens Nina West and Trinity Taylor’s Christmas tour in front of the Ace Hotel Theatre in Los Angeles recently surfaced on TikTok.

But West—who portrayed Divine in “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story”—is the furthest thing from the groomer that anti-LGBTQ+ activists make her out to be (and to be honest, the groomer fear-mongering is straight up bullshit).

Sleighing alongside West and Taylor will be Alyssa Edwards and Brooke Lynn Hytes. What’s not to scream “yasss” about?

Tickets to see Nina West host the Drag Queen Christmas at Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall on Thursday, Dec, 29 at 8 p.m. are on sale now and start at $43. UPDATED: 12/22/22 11:30 p.m. Updated because Todrick Hall is not on the bill.


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Josh Bradley

Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.
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