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Opera Columbus presents Nina West Postponed

6/13/20

Southern Theatre

21 E. Main St., Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 461-8101

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POSTPONED - NEW DATE TBD


About Nina West:

Nina West is an American drag queen, actor, and singer based in Columbus, Ohio portrayed by Andrew Levitt.. She rose to national prominence with her appearance on the RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11, where she placed sixth and won Miss Congeniality. She made history at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards in Sept 2019 when she became the first ever person to walk the carpet in Full Drag while her season won 5 Primetime Emmys Awards including best Reality Competition Show.  In June 2019, New York magazine named West one of the top 100 Most Powerful Drag Queens in America. On November 8th, she released her first Christmas EP, "The West Christmas Ever" featuring Disney Legend Jim Cummings. She has produced over 35 main stage production shows. West hosts the annual "Heels of Horror" show at Axis Nightclub, and has also hosted the competition "So You Think You Can Drag? In 2008, she won the Entertainer of the Year award, and was included in Columbus Business First's "40 Under 40" list in 2018. Nina is a LGBTQ advocate and has raised over $2 million for charitable causes in the last decade alone with her charitable foundation The Nina West Foundation.