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Allan Scott

 
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Bio:
Allan Scott has written and/or produced over 20 feature films. From Don't Look Now, recently voted by the BFI one of the ten best of all time, and Regeneration to The Preacher's Wife, with Denzel Washington and Whitney Huston, In Love And War with Sandra Bullock and the cult thriller Shallow Grave, ... (read complete bio)
 
Allan Scott Headshot

Bio:
Allan Scott has written and/or produced over 20 feature films. From Don't Look Now, recently voted by the BFI one of the ten best of all time, and Regeneration to The Preacher's Wife, with Denzel Washington and Whitney Huston, In Love And War with Sandra Bullock and the cult thriller Shallow Grave, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2009]
Producer

Writing

Bookwriter

 

Stage

Productions

Producer

Writing
Bookwriter

Allan Scott Biography

Allan Scott has written and/or produced over 20 feature films. From Don't Look Now, recently voted by the BFI one of the ten best of all time, and Regeneration to The Preacher's Wife, with Denzel Washington and Whitney Huston, In Love And War with Sandra Bullock and the cult thriller Shallow Grave, his work has been eclectic.

Allan Scott Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Allan Scott, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical

Allan Scott News

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast For PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast For PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022

Mercury Theater Artistic Director¬†Christopher Chase Carter,¬†Managing Director¬†Kristi J. Martens¬†and Executive Producers¬†Walter Stearns¬†and¬†Eugene Dizon¬†announce the cast and creative team for the much-anticipated production of the summer,¬†Priscilla Queen of the Desert.¬†The musical¬†features a book by¬†Stephan Elliot¬†and¬†Allan Scott¬†and is based on the film ‚ÄúThe Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert‚ÄĚ by¬†Stephan Elliot.¬†

BWW Review: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Roxy's Downtown Photo BWW Review: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Roxy's Downtown
by Paula Makar - May 18, 2022

With a book by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, and a slew of 70s dance floor anthems including It’s Raining Men, I Will Survive, Hot Stuff, Boogie Wonderland, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, and I Love The Nightlife, it’s hard not to sit still in your seat. You’ll want to sing and dance along!

Los Altos Stage Company Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Los Altos Stage Company Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

Los Altos Stage Company has announced its 2022-2023 (28th) Season of plays and musicals, continuing its tradition of presenting bold, entertaining, and thought-provoking theatre.

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021

The 2021-2022 Mercury Theater Chicago season has been announced. Mercury Theater Chicago welcomes audiences back in November to its beautiful home in the Southport Corridor with the feel-good blockbuster hit SISTER ACT directed by Reneisha Jenkins, featuring Chicago favorites Alexis J. Roston and Hollis Resnik. 

THE CROWN, BORAT, PROMISING YOUNG WOMEN, and More Take Home Writers Guild Awards; Ful Photo THE CROWN, BORAT, PROMISING YOUNG WOMEN, and More Take Home Writers Guild Awards; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2021

Last night, the Writers Guild Awards were held, airing for just 90 minutes in two ceremonies held in New York and Los Angeles.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 20- PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 20- PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 20, 2021

On this day in 2011, the musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert celebrated its opening night on Broadway!

Netflix's THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT Premieres on October 23 Photo Netflix's THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT Premieres on October 23
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 27, 2020

Two-time Academy Award nominee, Scott Frank (Godless) serves as Co-Creator, Executive Producer, Writer, Director and Showrunner. Executive Producers are WIlliam Horberg (Talented Mr. Ripley) and Allan Scott (Don't Look Now) who is also a Co-Creator.

BWW Previews: MUSICAL QUARANTINE DIARIES at LANDESTHEATER LINZ Photo BWW Previews: MUSICAL QUARANTINE DIARIES at LANDESTHEATER LINZ
by Martin Ganeider - Jun 21, 2020

PRISCILLA LA REGINA DEL DESERTO  al Teatro Brancaccio  COMUNICATO STAMPA Photo PRISCILLA LA REGINA DEL DESERTO al Teatro Brancaccio COMUNICATO STAMPA
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Dec 2, 2019

A grande richiesta 'Priscilla La Regina del Deserto' il musical dei record! da dicembre 2019 torna nei migliori teatri d'Italia.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Comes To Slow Burn Theatre Company Photo PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Comes To Slow Burn Theatre Company
by David McKibbin - May 8, 2019

It's Raining Men! Slow Burn Theatre Company and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts present Priscilla Queen of the Desert in the Amaturo Theatre Thursday, June 13 through Sunday, June 30. This blockbuster musical adaptation of the hit movie is a heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends and performers in a Sydney-based performing trio who take their show to the middle of the Australian outback aboard a battered old bus nicknamed Priscilla. The score of dance floor favorites includes "It's Raining Men" and "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" and this production features Tony Award¬ģ-winning costume designs from Broadway. Performance times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $47-$60. The show contains adult language or content and is not recommended for children under 12 years of age.

Allan Scott Videos

VIDEO: Broadway and West End Star Tony Sheldon Talks PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT on VideoVIDEO: Broadway and West End Star Tony Sheldon Talks PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT on Sunday Night With Bill Crews
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2018

Broadway and West End stars Tony Sheldon is currently starring in Priscilla Queen of the Desert in Australia. The actor stopped by to chat with Rev. Bill Crews for his radio show Sunday Night with Bill Crews. Sheldon talked about the show, its significance, and his own career thus far.

Exclusive: Tony Sheldon Leads 'I Will Survive' in Australia's PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE  VideoExclusive: Tony Sheldon Leads 'I Will Survive' in Australia's PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 1, 2018

Australia's most successful homegrown musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, is back to packed houses at Melbourne's Regent Theatre.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production! Watch in the video below as Tony Nominee Tony Sheldon leads the chorus in 'I Will Survive!'

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/20/16- PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2016

Today in 2011, Priscilla Queen of the Desert opened at the Palace Theatre, wehre it is still running (currently 415 performances). Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a musical with a book by Australian film director-writer Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, using well-known pop songs as its score. Adapted from Elliott's 1994 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the musical tells the story of two drag queens and a transsexual, who contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. The original Broadway cast includes Will Swenson as Tick (Mitzi), Tony Sheldon, again, reprising his role of Bernadette, and Nick Adams as Adam (Felicia).

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/20/15- PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2015

Today in 2011, Priscilla Queen of the Desert opened at the Palace Theatre, wehre it is still running (currently 415 performances). Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a musical with a book by Australian film director-writer Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, using well-known pop songs as its score. Adapted from Elliott's 1994 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the musical tells the story of two drag queens and a transsexual, who contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. The original Broadway cast includes Will Swenson as Tick (Mitzi), Tony Sheldon, again, reprising his role of Bernadette, and Nick Adams as Adam (Felicia).

BWW Interviews: 'Priscilla, Reina del Desierto'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 26, 2014

Nuestro presentador Jer√≥nimo Carmona entrevist√≥ a los tres protagonistas de Priscilla, Reina del Desierto: Mariano Pe√Īa (Bernadette), Christian Escuredo (Adam/Felicia) y Jaime Zarata√≠n (Tick/Mitzi). El musical se estrenar√° el pr√≥ximo 2 de octubre en el Nuevo Teatro Alcal√°.

BWW TV: Audiciones para 'Priscilla, Reina del Desierto'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - May 16, 2014

Nos colamos en los castings para la produccion de 'Priscilla, Reina del desierto', que llegara el 2 de octubre al Nuevo Teatro Alcala, dirigida por Àngel Llacer y producida por SOM Produce.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/20- PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2014

Today in 2011, Priscilla Queen of the Desert opened at the Palace Theatre, wehre it is still running (currently 415 performances). Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a musical with a book by Australian film director-writer Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, using well-known pop songs as its score. Adapted from Elliott's 1994 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the musical tells the story of two drag queens and a transsexual, who contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. The original Broadway cast includes Will Swenson as Tick (Mitzi), Tony Sheldon, again, reprising his role of Bernadette, and Nick Adams as Adam (Felicia).

STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Comes to San Diego with Over 500 Costumes Tonight
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2013

Broadway/San Diego presents the first national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical, coming to The San Diego Civic Theatre from tonight, October 15th -20th, 2013. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Scott Willis and Joe Hart Talk PRISCILLA Tour in Denver
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2013

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL makes its stop at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts this week. On this edition of 'In Focus', host Eden goes backstage with Scott Willis, who plays 'Bernadette', and Joe Hart, who plays her love interest, 'Bob'. Watch the interview below!

STAGE TUBE: Wade McCollum and Bryan West Talk PRISCILLA Tour in Denver
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2013

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL makes its stop at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts this week. On this edition of 'In Focus', host Eden goes backstage with two stars of the show -- Wade McCollum plays 'Tick/Mitzi' and Bryan West 'Adam/Felicia'. Watch the interview below!


Allan Scott Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Allan Scott written?
Allan Scott has written 1 shows including Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical (Bookwriter).

What awards has Allan Scott been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical .