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BWW TV: PRISCILLA Toronto Press Preview: I Say a Little Prayer


The North American Premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert is set to drive into Toronto this October at the Princess of Wales Theatre, and BWW was on hand at the first sneak peek rehearsal to bring you photos of the Broadway-bound cast.

Priscilla is already a world-renowned hit with successful productions in Australia and London. It is scheduled to begin performances on Broadway at the Palace Theatre February 28th with official opening night being March 20th, 2011. Before that it will do a 12 week run in Toronto beginning October 12th (official opening October 26th, 2010). BWW will be bringing you exclusive coverage over the next few weeks including videos and interviews with the cast and creative team behind this great show.

As previously announced, the production stars Will Swenson (Tick/Mitzi), Tony Sheldon (Bernadette), Nick Adams (Adam/Felicia), and C. David Johnson (Bob). Completing the cast is Jacqueline B. Arnold (Diva), James Brown III (Jimmy), Trek Bucciino (Benjamin), Nathan Lee Graham (Miss Understanding), J. Elaine Marcos (Cynthia), Anastacia McCleskey (Diva), Mike McGowan (Frank), Jessica Phillips (Marion), Steve Schepis (Farrah), Keala Settle (Shirley), Ashley Spencer (Diva), Thom Allison, Kyle Brown, Gavin Lodge, Jeff Metzler, BRyan West, Tad Wilson, Joshua Buscher, Susan Dunstan, David Lopez, Ellyn Marie Marsh and Eric Sciotto

The first video features Will Swenson (Tick/Mitzi) singing "I Say A Little Prayer" at the Mirvish Press Event on September 29th, 2010. Also featured in the video are Tony Sheldon (Bernadette), Trek Bucciino (Benjamin) and Jacqueline B. Arnold, Anastacia McCleskey and Ashley Spencer as the Divas.

Video Editing by Eric Malette Photography

When and Where?

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

The Princess of Wales Theatre

Performance Schedule:

Begins Oct 12th, 2010 for a 12 week pre-Broadway run.

Tuesday - Saturday at 8PM

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 2PM

Tickets can be purchased online at or be phone at 416-872-1212 or 1-800-461-3333

For more information visit

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