Miz Cracker returns to the Hudson valley on September 24.

Miz Cracker makes Poughkeepsie debut

Out Loud Hudson Valley is proud to welcome the legendary drag queen for her Poughkeepsie debut. Miz Cracker will bring her new show Foolish up the Hudson River to Revel 32’s Cannon Hall in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Miz Cracker, who’s real name is Maxwell Heller, appeared on Season 10 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, as well as RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 5. Heller originally started her drag career as Brianna Cracker in New York City. In NYC, she was friends with Bob the Drag Queen, who was her drag mother.

Since her original appearance on Drag Race, Miz has been featured with RPDR alums Tammie Brown, Ginger Mind, Jasmine Masters, Shea Couleé, and Eureka O’Hara for the Billboard web series Spillin’ the Tea in 2018. Also in 2018, Miz Cracker was nominated along with Aquaria for the “Competition Contestant of 2018” award for the 2018 People’s Choice Awards.

Miz Cracker has also performed musically, including a parody with Lady Sinagaga, Alexis Michelle, and Sherry Vine of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”

In 2020, Miz Cracker launched a podcast called She’s a Woman with Studio 71.

Miz Cracker’s Poughkeepsie show will run for about 90-minutes. Doors open at 7:30pm, with the show beginning at 8:30pm. Out Loud Hudson Valley will host a VIP Meet & Greet reception exclusively for VIP ticket holders.

Out Loud Hudson Valley is proud to stand with the Hudson Valley’s LGBTQ+ community, by donating 10% of ticket sales from this event, up to $1,500 to the Dutchess County Pride Center. Out Loud’s goal is to support gay Hudson Valley initiatives and organizations through our quality programming for the queer community.

Campus-to-venue roundtrip transportation will be available via Bar Bus for students over the age of 21 at SUNY New Paltz, Vassar College, Marist College, and the Culinary Institute of America. Students wishing to take advantage of Bar Bus’s designated driver must purchase tickets via Eventbrite by September 23 at 4pm.

Out Loud Hudson Valley would like to thank their valued community partners for making queer productions and safe spaces available for our friends and neighbors:

The Crafted Kup

Reserva Wine Bar

Millbrook Country Auctions

The Roosevelt Bar in Beacon

Superior Sounds

Hudson Valley Style Magazine