Velma Celli’s: A Brief History of Drag

A triple threat of heavenly vocals, theatrical swagger and razor-sharp wit.

  • Dates 18 - 19 January 2019

  • Times See below

  • Ticket prices See below

Past Event

A Brief History of Drag has wowed audiences globally and received critical acclaim with an array of five star reviews across the board. Following a successful UK tour and smash hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018, Velma Celli is set to take Australia by storm.

“A triple threat of heavenly vocals, theatrical swagger and razor-sharp wit.”

West End star Ian Stroughair, the man behind the makeup of the sensational Velma Celli, celebrates the most iconic drag moments of film, stage and popular culture.

Official Trailer

What the critics are saying

    This is a complete triumph from start to finish.

    Culture Fix

    Spine tingling.

    Broadway Baby

    Killer vocals.

    Broadway World

    You’ll not only stand for Velma, you’ll dance!

    British Theatre

    Showstopping night of entertainment… drives the audience wild.

    Arthur’s Seat


18 - 19 January 2019




$40 - Full
$35 - Concession/Group 6+

(Transaction fee not included)


75 minutes (No interval)

Seating & Accessibility

Seating: Allocated Seating.

Please make sure you arrive a minimum of 15 minutes prior to the performance start time. The performance has a strict ‘Lockout Policy’, latecomers will not be permitted.

Please Note: To ensure the safety and integrity of the performance, if you choose to exit the theatre during the performance you will not be permitted to re-enter.

If you require wheelchair access, please call our Box Office on 03 8290 7000.


This performance contains coarse language and as such, is recommended for those aged 16+.

Additional Information