Looking to Cher the music of one of your favorite performers?

On the first Friday of each month since 2012, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island has presented the hottest drag show in the area – VIVA LA DIVAS to sold out houses.  This professional show features some of the best performers from across the Midwest has become a favorite of many Quad City residents.

This month the theatre is offering a special Saturday evening show on January 14th featuring guest star and renowned “Cher” impersonator Miss Candi Stratton.  Stratton is a former Miss All American Goddess (National Title) and has performed across the county! “We are thrilled to have Candi on The Speakeasy stage this month” said Brett Hitchcock – Director of Audience Development. “It another example of the quality of performers that we have as part of this show month in and month out.  It really is the premiere drag show in the area!”

Doors for Viva La Divas open at 7:00 and the show begins at 8:00 pm.  Tickets are just $10 in advance can be reserved by calling  309-786-7733, Extension 2, online at www.thecirca21speakeasy.com, or at the Circa ‘21 ticket office located at 1828 3rd Avenue in Rock Island.

With a different show each month and featuring award winning professional performers from across the Midwest, VIVA LA DIVAS includes unforgettable production numbers as well as many entertaining individual numbers with all the glitz and glamour you would expect! The music you will hear at Viva La Divas ranges from Top 40, Country, Latin, Rock, Hip Hop, Disco and everything in between! Besides Miss Stratton, the show cast includes favorites Jamie Summers, Dementia Jaide, and Milange Cavalli, among others.

This is a great “girls night out” or perfect for a bachelorette party! Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 day of for this two hour show!! You must be 18 or older to attend – no exceptions.


Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.