Oscar-winning Australian actress Cate Blanchett has dragged up and performed at New York’s legendary Stonewall Inn for a charity benefit.
Cate is currently starring on Broadway in New York with fellow Aussie Richard Roxburgh in the Sydney Theatre Company’s production of The Present. It’s the first time an all-Aussie cast has performed a Broadway play.
But she took a night off to join local drag queens Margeuax Powell, Aurora Sexton, Vanice Vega, Candice Cox, Brenda Darling and Zola Powell for the performance at the Stonewall gay bar benefiting the Newtown Action Alliance, a group supporting those affected by gun violence.
In fan-filmed video uploaded to social media, Cate can be seen vamping it up while lip syncing to Lesley Gore’s classic “You Don’t Own Me”.
She also joined other queens for a rendition of Adele’s “Hello” while wearing the pink Pussyhats popularised during the Trump-protesting Women’s March last month.
Watch Cate Blanchett on stage at Stonewall gay bar below:
(Top photo via Instagram)
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