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Photos & Video: First Look at PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Mercury Theater Chicago

Priscilla features a hit parade of dance floor favorites including “It's Raining Men," "I Will Survive," "Hot Stuff," and more!

Priscilla opened last night at Mercury Theater Chicago and plays through September 11, 2022.

Get a first look at photos and video below!

Based on the smash-hit movie, Priscilla is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who 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 imagined. With a hit parade of dance floor favorites including "It's Raining Men," "I Will Survive," "Hot Stuff," "Boogie Wonderland," "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," and "I Love The Nightlife" this wildly fresh and funny musical is a journey to the heart of fabulous!

The production is directed and choreographed by Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter, with music direction by Executive Producer Eugene Dizon. The cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert is led by legendary cabaret chanteuse Honey West as Bernadette and Josh Houghton as Tick/Mitzi and features Heather J. Beck (Diva, US Marion, US Shirley), Lydia Burke (Diva, US Cynthia, US Miss Understanding), John Cardone (Ensemble, US Bernadette), Marcus Jackson (Jimmy, Frank, Ensemble, US Bob, Dance Captain), Brittany D. Parker (Marion, Shirley, Ensemble, US Diva), Darren Patin (Miss Understanding, Ensemble, US Adam/Felicia), Michael Kingston (Bob, Ensemble), Jessica Brooke Seals (Diva), Gabriel Solis (Benji), and Ayana Strutz (Cynthia, Ensemble), Shaun White (Adam/Felicia) and Matthew Weidenbener (Young Bernadette).

The creative team for Priscilla Queen of the Desert includes Christopher Chase Carter (director/choreographer), Eugene Dizon (music director), Jonathan Berg-Einhorn (scenic and props designer), Bob Kuhn (costume designer), Carl Wahlstrom (sound designer), Max Maxim (video designer), Rachel West (lighting supervisor), Will Hughes (scenic supervisor), Kathy Logelin (dialect director) and Keely Vasquez (casting associate). The production stage manager is Kristi J. Martens and the assistant stage manager is Katie-Sarah Phillips.

Tickets for Priscilla Queen of the Desert, priced $39-$85, are on sale now at the box office, 3745 N. Southport Avenue in Chicago, www.mercurytheaterchicago.com.

Photo credit: Brett Beiner Photography

Photos & Video: First Look at PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Mercury Theater Chicago
Darren Patin

Photos & Video: First Look at PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Mercury Theater Chicago
Heather J Beck, Jessica Brooke Seals, Lydia Burke

Photos & Video: First Look at PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Mercury Theater Chicago
Honey West

Photos & Video: First Look at PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Mercury Theater Chicago
Honey West, Shaun White, Josh Houghton and cast

Photos & Video: First Look at PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Mercury Theater Chicago
Josh Houghton and the divas

Photos & Video: First Look at PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Mercury Theater Chicago
Josh Houghton

Photos & Video: First Look at PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Mercury Theater Chicago
The cast

Photos & Video: First Look at PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Mercury Theater Chicago
Shaun White





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