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Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2

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Following smash hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL began previews on Broadway on February 28 and opened on Sunday night, March 20, 2011. Here's part two of our photo coverage of the show's starry opening night red carpet arrivals!

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL stars Tony Award® nominee Will Swenson, Olivier Award nominee Tony Sheldon and Nick Adams as the trio of friends on a heart-warming, uplifting road trip of a lifetime 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. 

Featuring a score of over 20 dance-floor classics, a company of 27, and with a dazzling array of more than 500 outrageous costumes, the spectacular new stage musical is a sensational journey to the heart of fabulous!

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 by Ross Coleman, musical supervision and arrangements by Stephen ‘Spud' Murphy and set design by Brian Thomson. Production supervised by Jerry MitchellTim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner have re-created their Academy Award® winning costume designs originally designed for the film. Lighting is designed by Nick Schlieper, sound design is by Jonathan Deans and Peter Fitzgerald and make up design is by Cassie Hanlon.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL is produced by Bette MidlerJames L. NederlanderGarry McQuinnLiz KoopsMichael HamlynAllan ScottRoy FurmanRichard Willis;Terry Allen Kramer; Terri and Timothy ChildsKen GreinerRuth HendelChugg Entertainment;Michael BuckleyStewart LaneBonnie ComleyBruce DaveyThierry Suc/TS3; Bartner/ Jenkins;Broadway Across America/H. Koenigsberg; M. Lerner/ D. Bisno/ K. Seidel/ R. Gold; Paul Boskindand Martian Entertainment / Spirtas-Mauro Productions / MAS Music Arts & Show; and David Mirvish.

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

 

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Christie Brinkley attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Christie Brinkley attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Brian Cadd attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Brian Cadd attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Jeff Calhoun attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Flotilla DeBarge attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Flotilla DeBarge attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Flotilla DeBarge attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Flotilla DeBarge attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Bianca Del Rio attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Bianca Del Rio attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Bianca Del Rio attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Stephan Elliott attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Guest attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Guest attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Logan Hardcore attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Logan Hardcore attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Logan Hardcore attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Logan Hardcore attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
George Malkemus, President of Manolo Blahnik, and guest attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
George Malkemus, President of Manolo Blahnik, and guest attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Garry McQuinn and Liz Koops attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Bette Midler attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Bette Midler attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Tony Britton Johnson attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Tony Britton Johnson attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Atmosphere at the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Jerry Mitchell attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Tony Britton Johnson and Jerry Mitchell attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Director Simon Phillips attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Director Simon Phillips and wife Carolyn Burns attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Director Simon Phillips and wife Carolyn Burns attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Director Simon Phillips and producer Garry McQuinn attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Daryl Roth attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Kevin Spirtas attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Courtney Act attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Vanity Fair attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Vanity Fair attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Vanity Fair attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Barry Weissler attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Chef Zac Young attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Chef Zac Young attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Chef Zac Young attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Bruce Vilanch attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Bruce Vilanch attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Bruce Vilanch & Flotilla DeBarge attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Gusty Winds attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Sherry Vine & Gusty Winds attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Sherry Vine & Gusty Winds attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Sherry Vine attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Sherry Vine attending the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2
Atmosphere at the Broadway opening Night Performance of 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical' at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


 
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