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Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays

Pride Films and Plays' production of the Tony Award-winning musical, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, opens tomorrow, January 17, and continues through February 12, 2017 as the company's inaugural production in their two-stage Pride Arts Center. The musical will be performed in The Broadway, the center's 85-seat theatre at 4139 N. Broadway. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!

Executive Director David Zak will co-direct the production with Artistic Associate Derek Van Barham. Artistic Associate Robert Ollis will be Music Director, Jon Martinez will choreograph and Jeff Award-winner John Nasca is designing the costumes.

The trio of performers - two drag queens and a transgender woman - who traverse the Australian Outback in a beaten-up bus nicknamed "Priscilla" will be played by Honey West, Jordan Phelps and Luke Meierdiercks, with Jill Sesso, Tuesdai Perry and Rebecca Coleman as the three Divas and John Cardone as Bob.

Also in the cast are Aaron Reynolds (Miss Understanding, ensemble), Maiko Terazawa (Cynthia, ensemble), Mackenzie Curran (Marion, Ensemble), Amanda Newman (Shirley, ensemble), Matthew Huston, Roy Samra, Averis Anderson, and Parker Guidry (ensemble). Collin Quinn Rice will understudy the roles of Tick.

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert the Musical is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian outback. They hop aboard a battered old bus (nicknamed Priscilla) searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they ever could have ever dreamed of. With a dazzling array of John Nasca costumes and a hit parade of dance floor favorites including "It's Raining Men," "I Will Survive," Hot Stuff," "Go West," "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," and "I Love the Nightlife," this wildly funny and touching musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS! This Tony Award-winning musical based on the smash-hit movie of the same name enjoyed a 16-month run on Broadway.

Performances began previews January 12- 16, 2017. The press opening is scheduled for Tuesday, January 17 and the run will continue through February 12, 2017. Tickets are now available to subscribers. Single tickets will go on sale November 1.

Four-show "Pride Pass" subscriptions, including one reserved seat to any performance of each of the four shows, are available for $100.00. Additional Pride Pass benefits include discounted ticket prices for friends, invitations to special events, priority access for additional Priscilla tickets and free film fests and readings. Preview Subscriptions - good for one reserved seat to preview performances of each of the four shows - are $75.00. Subscriptions will be on sale starting Friday, August 26 online at www.pridefilmsandplays.com. We are also excited to offer a new $35 "Crash Pass" for audience members 30 or younger, which provides one general admission ticket to each of our four shows.

Photo Credit: Paul Goyette

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Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Luke Meierdiercks, Honey West, Asher Ramaly, Britt-Marie Sivertsen, Jordan Phelps

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
John Cardone, Honey West

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Averis I. Anderson, Matthew Huston, Maiko Terazawa, Parker Guidry, John Cardone, Honey West, Luke Meierdiercks, Jordan Phelps, Aaron C. Reynolds, Roy Samra, Erin Renee Baumrucker , Britt-Marie Sivertsen

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Maiko Terazawa, Honey West, Britt-Marie Sivertsen, Erin Renee Baumrucker

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Honey West

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Jill Sesso, Tuesdai B. Perry, Rebecca Coleman

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Jordan Phelps

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Jordan Phelps, Honey West, Luke Meierdiercks

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Luke Meierdiercks

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Luke Meierdiercks, Jordan Phelps, Honey West

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Aaron C. Reynolds, John Cardone, Roy Samra, Parker Guidry, Averis I. Anderson, Matthew Huston

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Tuesdai B. Perry, Jill Sesso, Rebecca Coleman

Photo Flash: First Look at Honey West, Jordan Phelps, Luke Meierdiercks and More in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Pride Films and Plays
Averis I. Anderson, John Cardone, Luke Meierdiercks, Parker Guidry, Roy Samra




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