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The Art of Drag Returns to Downtown Los Angeles In Second Installment of ?LE BAL?

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A One-Night Drag Extravaganza Hosted By Candis Cayne
with Performances by Raja Gemini?, Coco Peru, Detox, Delta Work and Trixie Mattel

Los Angeles, CA:? On Friday, March 4th, the fabulous art of drag returns to Downtown LA in ?LE BAL? at The Theatre at Ace Hotel. Following the success of its fall debut, the next installment in the series is being produced by Cesar Hawas and Carly Usdin with Ace Hotel and presented by men?s grooming brand, Dollar Shave Club.

?LE BAL? aims to reinvigorate longtime fans of drag and introduce new audiences to the glamour of this unique form of variety entertainment. ?The one-night spectacular will celebrate the evolution of drag by showcasing some of the world?s leading performers including Coco Peru, RuPaul?s Drag Race season 3 winner Raja Gemini? and fan favorites? from the popular television show: Detox, Trixie Mattel and Delta Work. Candis Cayne from E!?s I Am Cait and ABC-TV?s Dirty Sexy Money returns to host the evening. The night will culminate with an after-party in the lobby of The Theatre. ?LE BAL? will take place Friday, March 4th at 9pm at The Theatre at Ace Hotel (929 South Broadway, Los Angeles).? $15 – $40 tickets are available online at www.acehotel.com/le-bal.

Le Bal promo from Carly Usdin on Vimeo.

“LE BAL produces drag shows that are more cinematic, more full-tilt enthralling and extravagant than we know what to do with,? says Kelly Sawdon, Partner and Chief Brand Officer?of Ace Hotel. ?The way?Cesar Hawas?and?Carly Usdin?produce this level of shine in The Theatre is?unforgettable.

?Carly and I met in college and immediately bonded over our shared love of drag,? explains Cesar Hawas, the New York-based theatre, nightlife and events producer who is co-producing ?LE BAL? with L.A. based director and producer Carly Usdin and Ace Hotel. ?Throughout our respective careers in film and stage production,?drag has remained an ever-present inspiration.

?LE BAL? made its Los Angeles debut at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in October.? Candis Cayne hosted with performances by Raja Gemini?, Courtney Act, Willam Belli, ?Mariah Balenciaga and Delta Work.?? ?We are thrilled to return to Ace for the next installment of LE BAL because their theatre embodies the elevated glamour and inherent grandeur of drag,? says Hawas.

?LE BAL? will take place Friday, March 4th at 9pm at The Theatre at Ace Hotel (929 South Broadway, Los Angeles).? $15 – $40 tickets are available online at www.acehotel.com/le-bal.? For more information, visit website lebalrevue.com.

 

About Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles:

Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles makes its home in the historic United Artists building in Downtown LA. Built in 1927 for the maverick film studio, the ornate theatre and the 14-story Spanish Gothic office tower that fronts it have been lovingly retrofitted into a modern hotel ? enlivening the building’s historical soul with the meticulous attention to detail that Ace is known for and standing as a spiritual anchor at the heart of the Broadway Theater District?s vibrant modern renaissance. View upcoming events at The Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA at www.acehotel.com/theatre, and follow along on Twitter (@theatre_acedtla), Instagram and Facebook.

About Dollar Shave Club:

Dollar Shave Club is a men’s grooming brand dedicated to helping men live smarter, more successful lives through high-quality personal care products, content and technology. DSC began in March 2012 with a simple offering: deliver high-quality razors for a couple bucks a month. DSC has since launched a lineup of additional products on its march toward owning the men’s bathroom. Those products include Big Cloud, a compromise-free skin protection line including Hand Cream, Lip Balm, and Daily Face Moisturizer with Sunscreen; Boogie?s Gel, Clay, Cream, Fiber and Paste; Dr. Carver’s Easy Shave Butter, Pillowy Shave Lather, Magnanimous Post Shave Cream, and Miracle Repair Serum; and One Wipe Charlies. DSC will soon be the easiest place for guys to get the things they use every day. For more information, visit www.dollarshaveclub.com or you can also follow Dollar Shave Club on Twitter (@DollarShaveClub), Facebook and Instagram.

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