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Ross Coleman

 
Ross Coleman Headshot
Date Of Death:
July 29, 2009
Bio:
Ross Coleman is known for his immense contribution as director/choreographer to Australia's musical theatre. Multiple Helpmann Award nominee and winner, his credits include Urinetown, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Rocky Horror Show, Grease, Cabaret and Priscilla. International work ... (read complete bio)
 
Ross Coleman Headshot
Date of Death:

Bio:
Ross Coleman is known for his immense contribution as director/choreographer to Australia's musical theatre. Multiple Helpmann Award nominee and winner, his credits include Urinetown, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Rocky Horror Show, Grease, Cabaret and Priscilla. International work ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2013]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Choreographer
 
[Toronto, 2010]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2009]
Choreographer

Ross Coleman Movies

Goodbye Paradise
 
[1982]
choreographer
Rebel
 
[1985]
choreographer
Sweet Talker
 
[1991]
choreographer

Ross Coleman Biography

Ross Coleman is known for his immense contribution as director/choreographer to Australia's musical theatre. Multiple Helpmann Award nominee and winner, his credits include Urinetown, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Rocky Horror Show, Grease, Cabaret and Priscilla. International work includes Hedwig and the Angry Inch, High Society (UK tour), The Demon (Bregenzerfestspiel, Austria), The Demon (Zurich Opernhaus), The Merry Widow (Metropole Theatre and Friedrichstaadtplast, Berlin, St. Petersburg Music Hall) and Pomp, Duck and Circumstance (Berlin and New York).

Ross Coleman Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Choreography
Ross ColemanPriscilla Queen of the Desert

Ross Coleman News

Australian Theatre Royalty Tony Sheldon Celebrates 2000 Shows Photo Australian Theatre Royalty Tony Sheldon Celebrates 2000 Shows
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2018

On Wednesday 31 October 2018, Australian theatre royalty, Tony Sheldon will celebrate his 2000 show milestone in Priscilla Queen of the Desert as sassy desert queen, Bernadette.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens For First Time In Queensland Photo PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens For First Time In Queensland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

After playing 135 cities in 29 different countries around the world, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical will sashay into the Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 26 September 2018 for the show's Queensland premiere season.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens For First Time In Queensland Photo PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens For First Time In Queensland
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2018

After playing 135 cities in 29 different countries around the world, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical will sashay into the Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 26 September 2018 for the show's Queensland premiere season.

BWW Review: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL at Adelaide Festival Theatre Photo BWW Review: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL at Adelaide Festival Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Aug 25, 2018

Priscilla gets your heart racing with happy vibes from beginning to end.

VIDEO: Broadway and West End Star Tony Sheldon Talks PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT on Photo VIDEO: 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.

Home And Away's Ray Meagher Joins The Cast Of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Photo Home And Away's Ray Meagher Joins The Cast Of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2018

Strewth! Everyone's favourite flamin' galah, Ray Meagher, will reprise his role as outback mechanic "Bob" in the 10th anniversary celebration tour of homegrown musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The treasured Australian actor, who recently notched up 30 years as Home and Away's Alf Stewart, will swap Summer Bay for the Queensland stage, joining the cast of Priscilla for the musical's Brisbane run at Lyric Theatre, QPAC beginning 26th September. Ray takes over from veteran actor Robert Grubb who will down tools at the end of the Adelaide season after more than eight months on the road.

Review Roundup: Tony Sheldon Led PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Tour Photo Review Roundup: Tony Sheldon Led PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Tour
by Alan Henry - Feb 5, 2018

Australia's most successful homegrown musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, is back to packed houses at Melbourne's Regent Theatre. Let's see what the critics have to say!

Exclusive: Tony Sheldon Leads 'I Will Survive' in Australia's PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE  Photo Exclusive: 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!'

Photo Flash: Tony Sheldon Returns to His Tony Nominated Roots in PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF  Photo Photo Flash: Tony Sheldon Returns to His Tony Nominated Roots in PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 29, 2018

Australia's most successful homegrown musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, is previewing to packed houses at Melbourne's Regent Theatre ahead of its official ' pink carpet ' gala opening this Tuesday 30 January. The gala marks the 175 opening night for the iconic hit show, which has travelled to 135 cities in 29 countries around the world since it premiered in Australia a decade ago.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT to Return to Australia on Tour! Photo PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT to Return to Australia on Tour!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2018

Australia's most successful homegrown musical , Priscilla Queen of the Desert , is previewing to packed houses at Melbourne's Regent Theatre ahead of its official " pink carpet " gala opening this Tuesday 30 January . th The gala marks the 175 opening night for the iconic hit show , which has travelled to 135 cities in 29 countries around the world since it premiered in Australia a decade ago .

Ross Coleman Videos

VIDEO: Broadway and West End Star Tony Sheldon Talks PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT on Videoplay
VIDEO: 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  Videoplay
Exclusive: 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: 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!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with PRISCILLA's Wardrobe Supervisor Gillian Austin in Denver
by Stage Tube - Sep 7, 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 to meet Gillian Austin, PRISCILLA's wardrobe supervisor. Gillian oversees more than 500 costumes for the show. Watch the interview below!

STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Comes to San Diego with Over 500 Costumes
by Stage Tube - Aug 16, 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 October 15th -20th, 2013. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Joan & Melissa Rivers Visit PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT!
by Stage Tube - Mar 13, 2012

The Tony Award¬ģ winning production of Bette Midler's PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL celebrate its one year anniversary on Broadway and 500,000th audience member worldwide on Tuesday, March 20. In the video below, Joan and Melissa Rivers pay a visit to the show where they chat with Tony Sheldon, get a tour of backstage, and more. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA Star Will Swenson on NBC's New York Live!
by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2012

WNBC 'New York Live' host Lauren Scala went backstage with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT's Will Swenson to discuss the Tony Award nominated star's year with the smash hit musical and to play dress up in its Tony Award winning frocks.

STAGE TUBE: Adam Lambert Visits PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT!
by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2012

Music star and American Idol runner-up ADam Lambert recently paid a visit to New York City, wher he made a pit stop at Broadway's PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT. Check out what he had to say about the show below!


Ross Coleman Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Ross Coleman been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Priscilla Queen of the Desert .