Simply Fabulous!

In summer of 2019, Near West Theatre and Veranda L’Ni became Cleveland’s premier hosts for Drag Queen Story Hour, a national effort to organize storytimes with larger-than-life Drag Queens!

Drag Queen Story Hour
Drag Queen Story Hour
Drag Queen Story Hour

Photography by Amber Patrick

Since our first DQSH, NWT’s attendance has doubled in size and we have grown to offer multiple opportunities throughout the year. We create a welcoming environment where aspiring readers can celebrate diversity and inclusion, and break the stigma around harmful gender stereotypes through exposure to self-proclaimed queer role models.

This program is ideal for ages 3 to 8 and their family, and lasts about one hour. Registration is linked below for upcoming Drag Queen Story Hours at Near West Theatre, and every event is live-streamed on our Facebook and YouTube pages!


The next Drag Queen Story Hour will be on Saturday, March 4th at 11:00 AM! Tickets will be available soon!

Thank you for your interest in Drag Queen Story Hour. Share your name and email address below to be added to our mailing list for the next story hour!


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Special thanks to, Michelle Tea, RADAR Productions and Drag Queen Story Hour

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