STAGE TUBE: Ian McKellen, Bette Midler, Stephen Fry & More Visit PRISCILLA
A slew of celebrities from all walks of the entertainment scene have flocked to see 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical' currently playing in the West End at the Palace Theatre. The 'Priscilla' website has compiled videos of these celebrity visits, which include backstage meet and greet with the cast and interviews with the celebrities. Included in these videos are Kylie and Dannii Minogue, Lorraine Kelly, Stephen Fry, Jodi Picoult, David Hasselhoff, Sarah Harding, Martina Navratilova, Miriam Margoyles and Carol Mcready, Ray Meagher, Cilla Black and Christopher Biggins, Heather Small, Greg Burns, Bette Midle, and Jermaine Jackson.
As previously reported, Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical will celebrate a year in the West End on 23 March 2010 having completed over 425 performances at the Palace Theatre since its opening last year. From 8 March Jason Donovan (Tick) and Oliver Thornton (Adam) will be joined by Don Gallagher as Bernadette, as booking for the show extends until 26 February 2011. Over the summer (6 June - 5 September 2010) there will be Sunday performances of Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical at 3pm. The show is reportedly Broadway-bound thereafter in 2011.
Priscilla will be presented in Toronto at the Prince of Wales Theatre, and will begin previews on October 12, 2010.
Starring Jason Donovan, Tony Sheldon, Oliver Thornton and Clive Carter, the principal cast are joined by Zoë Birkett, Kate Gillespie and Emma Lindars as the three Divas, Wezley Sebastian as Miss Understanding, Amy Field as Marion, Daniele Coombe as Shirley, Tristan Temple as Jimmy, Kanako Nakano as Cynthia, Steven Cleverley as Young Bernadette and John Brannoch as Frank.
Based on the Oscar® award-winning film, Priscilla tells the story of Tick (Jason Donovan), Bernadette (Tony Sheldon) and Adam (Oliver Thornton), a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio that agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian outback.
Priscilla Queen Of the Desert The Musical is a heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus (nicknamed Priscilla) searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed. With a dazzling array of outrageous costumes and featuring a score of dance-floor classics, this new musical is a sensational journey to the heart of fabulous.
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