PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL Plays Community Center Theater in Sacramento, from November 5 - 10, 2013
The first national tour of Tony Award winning Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical is coming to Community Center Theater in Sacramento, from November 5 - 10, 2013. Adapted from the 1994 Academy Award winning film The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert,Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical is the most successful Australian musical of all time, and its successful Broadway run was widely acclaimed by critics and audiences alike.
Ticket prices for Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical range from $21 to $88. Tickets are on sale now, and are available by calling (916) 557-1999 or at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office, 1419 H Street, Sacramento. Tickets are also available at Community Center Theater Box Office, 13th & L St., Sacramento, (916) 808-5181, or online at Tickets.com (convenience fees apply to online ticket purchases). Evening performances are Tuesday, Nov. 5 through Saturday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m.; matinee performances are Thursday, Nov. 7, Saturday, Nov. 9, and Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. Community Center Theater is located at 13th & L St. in Sacramento. For more information: BroadwaySacramento.com.
Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical will star Wade McCollum ("Tick/Mitzi"), Scott Willis ("Bernadette") and BRyan West ("Adam/Felicia") as the trio of friends, on a 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. Joe Hartstars as "Bob."
With over 500 dazzling 2011 Tony Award winning costumes, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical features a hit parade of over 20 dance-floor favorites including "It's Raining Men," "Finally" and "I Will Survive."
The new musical opened on Broadway to critical acclaim on March 20, 2011 at the Palace Theatre. The Hollywood Reporter called Priscilla "funny and fabulous! Joyous entertainment with eye-popping visuals and unexpected heart!" NY-1 News raved "Beneath all that glitz beats a great big sequined heart!" WOR Radio sang "All the songs you've loved for years will blow you out of your seat!"
Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical won a 2011 Tony Award for Best Costume Design for Academy Award winners Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner's designs. The new hit musical received three Best Musical award nominations from the Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award organizations. Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner were also honored with 2011 Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Costume Design.
Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical, which had its world premiere in Sydney in 2006, is written by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott. Direction: Simon Phillips, choreography: Ross Coleman, musical supervision and arrangements: STEPHEN 'SPUD' MURPHY, set design: Brian Thomson, costume design: Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner, lighting design: Nick Schlieper, sound design: Jonathan Deans & Peter Fitzgerald, make up design: Cassie Hanlon.
For more information: www.priscillaontour.com.