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Today, Actor, Drag Performer, and Co-Host of HBO’s “We’re Here,” D.J. “Shangela” Pierce, has announced her upcoming 2022 U.S. tour. Produced by Live Nation, the 10-city tour kicks off on Tuesday, October 18th at Warner Theatre in Washington, DC, making stops across the U.S. in New York, Detroit, Orlando and more before wrapping up in Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 6th at The Wiltern.
Shangela’s last tour consisted of a massive 184+-city international run, where she performed her comedy and cabaret act to sold out audiences around the world. Notably, she was also the first drag queen to walk the red carpet at the Academy Awards for her supporting role in 2018 film A Star Is Born, starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. Most recently, she acted as one of the hosts during this year’s GLAAD Media Awards, which honors media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues.
TICKETS: Tickets go on sale starting Friday, June 24th at 10am local time at livenation.com
FULLY LIT 2022 U.S. TOUR DATES:
Tue Oct 18 – Washington, DC – Warner Theatre
Wed Oct 19 – New York, NY – Town Hall
Thu Oct 27 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit
Fri Oct 28 – Northfield, OH – MGM Northfield Park
Tue Nov 01 – Raleigh, NC – Meymandi Concert Hall
Wed Nov 02 – Orlando, FL – Steinmetz Hall at the Dr. Phillips Center
Thu Dec 01 – Dallas, TX – Majestic Theatre
Fri Dec 02 – Austin, TX – Paramount Theatre
Sat Dec 03 – Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center
Tue Dec 06 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
Actor and Performer, D.J. “Shangela” Pierce, can currently be seen starring as a co-host of the Emmy-nominated HBO series “We’re Here.” The unscripted series recruits small-town residents across America to participate in a one-night-only drag show along with renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen and Eureka O’Hara. The series won for Outstanding Reality Program at the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards and is currently in production on a third season.
As Shangela, she has performed on six of the seven continents and is recognized as the first contestant to compete on three separate seasons of the Emmy award-winning reality series “Rupaul’s Drag Race.” Shangela has also guest starred on myriad network television series including “Glee,” “The Mentalist,” “X-Files,” and “Katy Keene” and has appeared in several feature films, including A Star Is Born with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. Shangela recently completed filming Lone Star Bull, which is scheduled for release later this year.
In 2019, Shangela was recognized as part of the prestigious TIME 100 Next List and named one of “The Most Powerful Drag Queens in America” by New York Magazine.
D.J. remains involved with various charities including his own Feed The Queens initiative. In addition, he was the keynote speaker and performer at the SMU LGBTQ Symposium, which provides a platform to spotlight the voices, experiences, research, and creativity of the LGBT community on campus and beyond.
A native of Paris, Texas, Pierce graduated with honors from Southern Methodist University and currently resides in Los Angeles.
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