Photo Flash: A Fabulous First Look at PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at BPA

Take a journey to the heart of FABULOUS! Based on the smash-hit movie, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - THE MUSICAL recounts the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends - Tick, Bernadette, and Adam, 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 reaching their wildest dreams.

This wildly fresh and funny musical features a dazzling array of outrageous costumes and a hit parade of dance-floor favorites including It's Raining Men, I Will Survive, Hot Stuff, Finally, Boogie Wonderland, Go West, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, and I Love The Nightlife.

The BPA artistic team for this production features a trio of award winners: A Seattle based director, choreographer, performer and arts educator, Director Jessica Low was the 2014 Gregory Award recipient for Outstanding Choreography for The Wild Party produced by Sound Theatre Company. Musical Director Brandon Peck received a Broadway World Award for Music Direction for his work on Jesus Christ Superstar at SMT and a Gypsy Rose Lee Award nomination for music direction on Toxic Avenger with StageRight. Costume Designer Barbara Klingberg received a Broadway World Award for Best Costume Design for BPA's Amadeus in 2016 and Reboot Theater's 1776 in 2015.

The dazzling cast includes DIVAS Melissa Fleming, Hannah Knapp-Jenkins and Emily Welter, with Troy Wageman as TICK (MITZI), Matty McCaslin as BERNADETTE, Bo Mellinger as ADAM (FELICIA), Ellen Dessler as MARION, Gregory Conn as MISS UNDERSTANDING, Doug Knoop as BOB, Melissa Fleming as CYNTHIA, Joey Chapman as JIMMY, Trey Field-Bennett as BENJI, Michelle Abad as SHIRLEY, Cailin Mackenzie as FARRAH / YOUNG BERNADETTE, and featuring ensemble members Shane PatRick Hoffmann, Mariesa Genzale, Andrea Ogg, Josh Wingerter, Ben Wynant, and Derek Villanueva.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - THE MUSICAL appears at BPA now through October 29. Tickets, $29 for adults, $24 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers, may be purchased online at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org, by phone at 206.842.8569, or in person at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island.

Photo Credit: Chris Cannon

Photo Flash: A Fabulous First Look at PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at BPA
The cast of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at BPA

Photo Flash: A Fabulous First Look at PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at BPA
The cast of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at BPA

Photo Flash: A Fabulous First Look at PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at BPA
The cast of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at BPA

Photo Flash: A Fabulous First Look at PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at BPA
The cast of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at BPA

Photo Flash: A Fabulous First Look at PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at BPA
The cast of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at BPA


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