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History of Drag: There is a long history of drag in the UK in the performing arts, spanning a wide range of cultural as well as artistic traditions. Drag in the theatre arts manifests as cross-dressing in the performance, which is part of the social history of theatre. Drag is usually played for comic effect. Cross-dressing elements of performance traditions are widespread cultural phenomena.
In Elizabethan theatre, actors in Shakespearean plays were all male; female parts were played by young men dressed in drag - "drag" an abbreviation of "dressed as girl" So open your mind and embrace a Great British theatrical tradition with – The Globe Girls.