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'Drag Race' stars roast each other in new show coming to Balboa Theatre

Drag Race stars go at each other in new special coming to Balboa Theatre.
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Murray & Peter Present - Facebook

There might be no better convergence of entertainment and comedy than a celebrity roast and when you add famous Ru Paul Drag Racers to the panel you know its going to be a hilarious night of non-stop insults all done in good fun.

“The Haters Roast: The Shady Tour” is doing just that by bringing some of the Drag Races most notorious competitors to the Balboa Theatre on Thursday, March 23, for an all-out assault on your funny bone.

Producers Murray and Peter have gathered all your favorites together for this low-brow comedy with high-brow drag stars.

Included in the cast of roasters are Bob the Drag Queen, Acid Betty, Trixie Mattel, Kim Chi, Latrice Royale, Jinkx Monsoon, Phi Phi O'Hara, and Ginger Minj.

In the 70’s celebrity roasts were an annual affair on television. Celebrities at the time would gather together and take potshots at their friends in the business.

Part of the fun comes from seeing the recipient of the barbs writhe in their seat as one after another celebrity guest pokes fun at their livelihood.

The format has recently made a comeback. In fact late last year one roast in honor of Rob Lowe turned sour for Republican commentator Ann Coulter as the acerbic barbs meant to be hurled at Lowe made her the target instead.

It’s all in good fun and a good sense of humor is definitely required, but it may take a lot for the Ru Paul queens to crack under the pressure after surviving their respective seasons in the shade of the workroom.

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 3, at 10 am.

“The Haters Roast: The Shady Tour” is on Thursday, March 23, at the Balboa Theatre at 8 pm.

The Balboa Theatre is located at 868 Fourth Ave, San Diego, 92101.

Tickets are $75, $50, $35 and $20 plus applicable fees.

$150 SUPER FAN PACKAGE includes:

Guaranteed seat in first 2 rows,

First-in-line meet & greet pass,

Official autographed tour poster plus laminate & lanyard. 

All $150 and $75 tickets include a meet and greet with the queens before the show at 6 pm.

For more information click HERE.

You can get your tickets by clicking HERE.

You can follow the show on Facebook.