Alaska 5000 Live in Manila
About the Event
LA Comedy Live is excited to announce that the very iconic winner of Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 2, ALASKA 5000, will be bringing her anticipated performance to Manila on Aug 29, 2019 at Samsung Hall, SM Aura Premier!
Don’t miss this show as the comedy queen Alaska, brings us her chart topping hits and witty banter.
Alaska 5000 is the stage name of Justin Honard, an American drag performer and recording artist. Alaska is best known for competing in the fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race, where she was a runner-up. She later returned for the second season of RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race, where she was crowned the winner.
Honard originally moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting. Dissatisfied with the auditioning process, he turned to drag and got a job at the West Hollywood club, Fubar. He frequently performed in the Trannyshack shows in Los Angeles. In 2009, he performed in Palm Springs Gay Pride with Tammie Brown and Jer Ber Jones.
It was announced in November 2012 that Alaska was among 14 drag queens who would be competing on the fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. He had previously auditioned every season for the show. In May 2013, during the season finale, Jinkx Monsoon was declared the winner and Alaska was declared the runner-up of the season, along with fellow competitor Roxxxy Andrews.
In 2016, Alaska returned to Drag Race for the second season of Rupaul's Drag Race All Stars and was crowned the second winner of All Stars.
Since appearing on RuPaul's Drag Race, Honard has toured and performed consistently, appearing in RuPaul's Drag Race Battle of the Seasons shows, the Drag Stars at Sea cruises, custom shows such as a Stevie Nicks tribute called "Stevie Forever", a cabaret show called "Red for Filth", and a holiday show called "Blue Christmas". During the summer of 2014, he starred in a stage production of Sex and the City. With brother Cory Binney, Honard has a web series sponsored by World of Wonder, called Bro’Laska. Alaska recently became a spokesmodel for American Apparel alongside Willam Belli and Courtney Act.
Honard has also pursued a music career, and released a string of singles, namely "Ru Girl", "Your Makeup Is Terrible", and "Nails". In June 2015, Alaska's debut album, Anus, was released to positive reviews. Singles from the album included "Hieeee" and "This is My Hair". Her second album, titled Poundcake was released in 2016 and features other drag queens on her album such as Adore Delano, Jackie Beat, Miss Fame and Gia Gunn.
This show is not one to be missed!
Tickets go on sale at 10am on Apr 9, 2019, via the official ticketing agent SMTickets, at https://smtickets.com/, SM Tickets hotline and all SM Tickets outlets.
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