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PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Returns on Tour This June Photo PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Returns on Tour This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2021

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert The Musical will officially re-open at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham on 23 June 2021 before touring to Leeds Grand Theatre, Hull New Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Glasgow King's Theatre, and more!

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 BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2021

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

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.

BWW Review: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL, New Wimbledon Theatre Photo BWW Review: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL, New Wimbledon Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 8, 2019

Back in 1994, Stephan Elliott created a funny and powerful road-trip film that soon became a cult classic. Priscilla Queen Of The Desert was a pioneering LGBTQ+ comedy and found a successful home on the stage starring Jason Donovan. This newly-adapted musical tour sees Donovan take the reins as producer of a show that sparkles, but lacks some depth.

SANTARCANGELO FESTIVAL: il musical conquista la celebre rassegna Photo SANTARCANGELO FESTIVAL: il musical conquista la celebre rassegna
by Maria Chiara Parmiani - Jun 18, 2019

Priscilla La regina del deserto, Mary Poppins, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Hair e molti altri: quest'anno il Santarcangelo Festival regala a tutti i fan del musical una piacevole sorpresa. Una delle piu affermate rassegne di teatro, musica e performance in Italia, che accoglie alcune tra le piu innovative proposte della scena artistica internazionale, prevede per la sua 49^ edizione un programma di proiezioni cinematografiche all'aperto all'insegna della commedia musicale, spaziando tra classici del genere e scelte piu ricercate.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Comes To Slow Burn Theatre Company Photo PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Comes To Slow Burn Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - 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®-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.

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

Drayton Entertainment Announces 2019 Season - NEWSIES, ROCKY, and More Photo Drayton Entertainment Announces 2019 Season - NEWSIES, ROCKY, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Drayton Entertainment will present a knockout playbill in 2019 packed with Broadway blockbusters, hilarious comedies, stirring tributes, fun-filled family musicals and a few more dramas than in previous seasons. Artistic Director Alex Mustakas continues his bid to bring a wide variety of crowd-pleasing productions to the award-winning charitable not-for-profit theatre organization's seven stages throughout Ontario.

Theatre Rhinoceros Presents PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT " THE MUSICAL Photo Theatre Rhinoceros Presents PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT " THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2018

After last year's (2017) sold-out run, and the most successful show in the 40 year history of Theatre Rhinoceros, we are thrilled to be presenting - BY POPULAR DEMAND - an encore production for 2017/2018 Season of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - The Musical. Priscilla has 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 Oscar-winning film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the musical is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of. With a dazzling array of over-the-top costumes, extraordinary headdresses, A FULL SIZE BUS - ON STAGE, and a hit parade of dance floor favorites, this wildly fresh and funny musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS.

PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Extends at Gateway Theatre Photo PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Extends at Gateway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Due to popular demand, Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical will extend for one additional week through Sat. July 7, 2018 (5 additional Performances).

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.

Theatre Rhinoceros Presents PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT " THE MUSICAL Photo Theatre Rhinoceros Presents PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT " THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

After last year's (2017) sold-out run, and the most successful show in the 40 year history of Theatre Rhinoceros, we are thrilled to be presenting - BY POPULAR DEMAND - an encore production for 2017/2018 Season of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - The Musical. Priscilla has 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 Oscar-winning film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the musical is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of. With a dazzling array of over-the-top costumes, extraordinary headdresses, A FULL SIZE BUS - ON STAGE, and a hit parade of dance floor favorites, this wildly fresh and funny musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS.

Theatre Rhinoceros Presents PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT " THE MUSICAL Photo Theatre Rhinoceros Presents PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT " THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

After last year's (2017) sold-out run, and the most successful show in the 40 year history of Theatre Rhinoceros, we are thrilled to be presenting - BY POPULAR DEMAND - an encore production for 2017/2018 Season of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - The Musical. Priscilla has 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 Oscar-winning film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the musical is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of. With a dazzling array of over-the-top costumes, extraordinary headdresses, A FULL SIZE BUS - ON STAGE, and a hit parade of dance floor favorites, this wildly fresh and funny musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS.

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

BWW REVIEW: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, THE MUSICAL, The Fabulously Funny Ultimate Photo BWW REVIEW: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, THE MUSICAL, The Fabulously Funny Ultimate Roadtrip Story Returns To Sydney On The 10th Anniversary Celebration Tour
by Jade Kops - May 19, 2018

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, THE MUSICAL, the heart warming and hilarious story of acceptance, understanding and friendship returns to Sydney in a flurry of sequins, feathers and fabulously high hair.

PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens Thursday at-Gateway Theatre Photo PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Opens Thursday at-Gateway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

After last year's (2017) sold-out run, and the most successful show in the 40 year history of Theatre Rhinoceros, we are thrilled to be presenting - BY POPULAR DEMAND - an encore production for 2017/2018 Season of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - The Musical.

BWW Review: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT stumbles in Her High Heels at Kensington A Photo BWW Review: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT stumbles in Her High Heels at Kensington Arts Theatre
by Hannah Wing - May 14, 2018

A musical like Priscilla is a big endeavor for any theatre company to take on due to its well-known songs and extravagant costumes. Kensington Arts Theatre's (KAT) production, directed by John Nunemaker, fell short of reaching diva status due to its poor production quality. Despite all of this, KAT manages to pull off an entertaining second half.

Photo Coverage: Inside Evolution Theatre Company's Staged Reading THE LADY IN QUESTIO Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Evolution Theatre Company's Staged Reading THE LADY IN QUESTION
by Jerri Shafer - May 11, 2018

On Wednesday May 11th, 2018 Evolution Theatre Company hosted a staged reading of Charles Busch's The Lady In Question to benefit their 2018 Season. A freewheeling satire of patriotic 1940s thrillers. A glamorous concert pianist is challenged when a handsome American professor engages her aid in rescuing his mother from a Nazi prison. The reading was be held in the Schottenstein Property Group Pavilion of the Columbus Museum of Art.

Theatre Rhinoceros Presents PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT " THE MUSICAL Photo Theatre Rhinoceros Presents PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT " THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

After last year's (2017) sold-out run, and the most successful show in the 40 year history of Theatre Rhinoceros, we are thrilled to be presenting - BY POPULAR DEMAND - an encore production for 2017/2018 Season of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - The Musical. Priscilla has 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 Oscar-winning film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the musical is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of. With a dazzling array of over-the-top costumes, extraordinary headdresses, A FULL SIZE BUS - ON STAGE, and a hit parade of dance floor favorites, this wildly fresh and funny musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS.

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