Stage Mother: trailer, and international drag day previews announced

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A new comedy drama about a mother inheriting a drag club, here’s the trailer for and more details about Stage Mother.

Heading into cinemas in the UK and Ireland from Friday 24th July is Stage Mother, a new film described as an ‘uplifting and heartwarming comedy drama’. It’s led by Oscar-winner Jacki Weaver, who stars as Maybelline, a director of a church choir in Texas, who gets a call that her estranged son has died.

Said son leaves her the drag club in San Francisco that he owned, and Maybelline makes the journey to see it, and work out what to do.

Lucy Liu, Adrian Grenier, Jackie Beat and Mya Taylor are also in the ensemble for the movie, and a trailer for it has been released. It looks like this…

And here’s the synopsis…

After her estranged son’s death, a conservative church choir director inherits her son’s drag club in San Francisco. What starts out as a journey to understand her late son, fast becomes a journey of self-discovery, leading Maybelline (Jacki Weaver) to question everything she thought she knew about love, drag, and life outside her small town.

The film is set for a UK cinema release on July 24th, but distributor Altitude has announced previews on July 16th in line with International Drag Day. You can find out more about the film, and where to book tickets, right here.


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