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Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL

 

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the global hit stage production of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL is being recorded this week in New York City and produced by Stephen "Spud" Murphy and Frank Filipetti. BroadwayWorld.com got a peak into the recording studio to take some fun photos with the cast!

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL: ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING will be available on March 15, 2011. Following its critically acclaimed North American debut engagement in Toronto, the spectacular new stage musical arrives on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway) when previews begin February 28 toward an official opening on March 20, 2011.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL had its world premiere in Sydney in 2006 and has subsequently wowed audiences and critics alike in Melbourne and New Zealand, becoming the most successful Australian musical of all time. The London production is now in its third smash hit year in the West End at the Palace Theatre. Earlier this year, the production won the Best Musical Award in London, voted for by Whatsonstage.com readers. 

Featuring a classic collection of over 20 dance-floor hits spanning the past three decades, from anthems including "It's Raining Men" and "I Will Survive" to beloved songs made famous by Elvis Presley, Madonna, Cyndi Lauper and Tina Turner, the Priscilla score is a veritable history of dance music that tells the story of a trio of friends on a heart-warming, uplifting adventure who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship in the middle of the Australian outback and end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed. 

Adapted from the Academy Award® winning film "The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert," PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL, is written by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott. Direction is by Simon Phillips, choreography is by Ross Coleman, musical supervision and arrangements are by Stephen ‘Spud' Murphy and set design is by BrIan ThomsonTim Chappel andLizzy Gardiner have re-created their Academy Award® winning costume designs, which were originally designed for the film. Lighting is designed by Nick Schlieper and sound design is byJonathan Deans. BAFTA Award winning make up design is recreated by Cassie Hanlon.

On Broadway, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL stars Olivier Award nominee Tony Sheldon, Tony Award® nominee Will Swenson and Nick Adams leading a company of 27. PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL is produced by Bette MidlerJames L. NederlanderGarry McQuinnLiz KoopsMichael HamlynAllan Scott Productions; Roy Furman/Richard WillisTerry Allen Kramer; Terri and Timothy ChildsKen GreinerRuth Hendel; Bartner/Jenkins; Chugg EntertainmentMichael BuckleyStewart F. Lane / Bonnie ComleyBruce DaveyThierry Suc/TS3; The Volcano Project; Paul Boskind and Martian Entertainment / Spirtas-Mauro Productions / MAS Music Arts & Show; and David Mirvish.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT-THE MUSICAL: ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING
TRACK LISTING 

1. It's Raining Men 
2. What's Love Got To Do With It
3. Don't Leave Me This Way
4. Material Girl
5. Go West
6. I Say A Little Prayer
7. I Love the Nightlife
8. True Colors
9. Verdi: Follie Delirio vano e questo!
10. Color My World
11. I Will Survive
12. A Fine Romance
13. Shake Your Groove Thing
14. Pop Muzik
15. A Fine Romance (reprise)
16. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
17. Hot Stuff
18. MacArthur Park
19. Always On My Mind / Like A Prayer
20. We Belong
21. Finally

For more information, visit: www.rhino.com or www.priscillaonbroadway.com.

 

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Theatre Marquee at The Palace Theatre for the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Theatre Marquee at The Palace Theatre for the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Theatre Marquee at The Palace Theatre for the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Nick Adams & Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Jacqueline B. Arnold attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Jacqueline B. Arnold attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Jacqueline B. Arnold attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Nick Adams & Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon & Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon & Nick Adams & Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon & Nick Adams & Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon & Nick Adams & Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Nick Adams & Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon & Nick Adams & Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon & Producer Garry McQuinn & Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon & Producer Garry McQuinn & Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon & Producer Garry McQuinn & Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson & Tony Sheldon & Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson & Tony Sheldon attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson & Tony Sheldon & Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson & Tony Sheldon & Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson & Tony Sheldon & Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson & Tony Sheldon & Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson & Tony Sheldon & Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey & Jacqueline B. Arnold & C. David Johnson & Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey & Jacqueline B. Arnold & C. David Johnson & Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey, Jacqueline B. Arnold & C. David Johnson & Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Nick Adams, Producer Nick Scandalios & Tony Sheldon

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Nick Adams, Producer Nick Scandalios & Tony Sheldon attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Nick Adams, Producer Nick Scandalios & Tony Sheldon attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey & Jacqueline B. Arnold & Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey, Jacqueline B. Arnold & Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Tony Sheldon & Producer Garry McQuinn & Nick Adams attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Will Swenson, Ashley Spencer, Nick Adams & Anastacia McCleskey attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey & Jacqueline B. Arnold & Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey & Jacqueline B. Arnold & Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey & Jacqueline B. Arnold & Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey & Jacqueline B. Arnold & Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Anastacia McCleskey & Jacqueline B. Arnold & Ashley Spencer attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
C. David Johnson, Jacqueline B. Arnold, Nick Adams, Will Swenson, Ashley Spencer, C. David Johnson & Anastacia McCleskey attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Theatre Marquee at The Palace Theatre attending the Broadway Original Cast Recording of 'Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - The Musical' in New York City.

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL

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