Priscilla Queen of the Desert on Tour

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US National Tour 2013


Photo Flash: Broadway Vet J. Elaine Marcos Debuts One Woman Show WHAT I DID FOR...A JOB At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

J. Elaine Marcos debuted her hilarious one woman show What I Did for...a Job at Feinstein's/54 Below on September 5. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays Announces Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The second production of Pride Films and Plays's 2018-19 season will be IT'S ONLY A PLAY, by Terrence McNally. McNally is arguably Broadway's most prolific gay male playwright, with 20 Broadway credits to his name, plus many other plays produced off-Broadway. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look at JERSEY BOYS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that took Broadway and the world by storm, makes its Northeast premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse, on stage through October 28. Get a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Full Casting Announced For 2018's World Renowned From Page To Stage At Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

With rehearsals starting today, the full cast has been announced for Aria Entertainment's prestigious festival of new musical theatre, From Page To Stage (FPTS), which returns with gusto for a 6th successful year from September 2018 at London's Southwark Playhouse. Jane Deitch has cast the 37-strong company, who will each star in one of the seven brand new musicals featured in the 2018 festival. (more...)

Brand New Production Of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Comes To Edinburgh Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Mark Goucher is joining forces with first time producer Jason Donovan to create a brand new production of the much-loved glittering hit musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. The show makes a perfect vehicle for Donovan to begin his life as a producer, having performed in the cast of the original West End production and two subsequent UK tours. The producing team will be completed by Gavin Kalin and Matthew Gale.  (more...)

Matthew Huston To Perform IT'S BEEN A F*CKING YEAR Cabaret 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Life is a rollercoaster of emotions, a whirlwind of events. Who would have thought that the last 365 days could hold so much? First love, first therapist, coming out, and TWO (!?) award-winning musicals. Join Jeff-award nominee Matthew Huston as he explores coming out as a queer man, first love, and learning how to love and accept himself in "IT'S BEEN A F*CKING YEAR" - directed by Derek Van Barham, with musical direction by Justin Harner.  He will be joined by Chicago gems Honey West and Scott Gryder for a retrospect of the year that was…and wasn't. (more...)

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Producer to Workshop STARSTRUCK Musical Adaptation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

According to TimeOut, producer Gary McQuinn, best known for bringing the Australian film Priscilla Queen of the Desert to the stage, his hard at work on another adaptation project, this time tacking 1982 film Starstruck. (more...)

Rising Star 5 Competition Continues Into Week 5 With Special Guests Ben Cameron, Joel Waggoner, And Rich Martino
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The fifth season of Rise Bar's RISING STAR competition continues September 4th. This week contestants celebrate BROADWAY! (more...)

Full Cast Announced For MTC's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2018

Today Melbourne Theatre Company announced the full cast and creative team for Simon Phillips' upcoming production of Twelfth Night as rehearsals began this morning at MTC HQ. (more...)

Jason Donovan-Produced PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT To Tour The UK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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Australian Film STARSTRUCK Will Be Turned Into A Stage Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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Photo Flash: First Look at ABIGAIL'S PARTY at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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Caissie Levy, Will Roland, and More Among Initial Casting for Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced initial casting for the 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2018 at New World Stages (more...)


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The Skivvies Bring I TOUCH MY ELF to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

This holiday season, the "musically thrilling," award-winning, undie-rock, comedy-pop duo The Skivvies-featuringLauren Molina and Nick Cearley-bring their holiday show, I Touch My Elf, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Thursday, December 13 at 8 p.m.  (more...)

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. (more...)

WORLD WAR II - LIVE! ONSTAGE! Starts At Pangea, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

John Fisher brings you World War II from the Allied invasion of Normandy to the Fall of Berlin. (more...)

LOVE NEVER DIES Makes Tulsa Premiere, Tickets On Sale 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Celebrity Attractions is thrilled to announce the spellbinding sequel to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES will make its Tulsa premiere at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a limited eight performance engagement October 30 - November 4 as a part of a North American Tour. Tickets go on sale Monday, September 24 at 10 a.m. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look at JERSEY BOYS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that took Broadway and the world by storm, makes its Northeast premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse, on stage through October 28. Get a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE's Alysha Umphress Toasts Some S'moresy Bars!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2018

In this episode, the soulful songstress herself, Alysha Umphress joins @KatieGLynch in the kitchen! Check out the recipe for Katie's S'moresy Joe's Cafe Bars below! (more...)

A New Adaptation Of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: PART I & PART II Announced As Part Of Royal Family Productions Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is proud to announce their 2018-2019 season. Which includes a workshop presentation of a new musical by Jessica Wu, entitled YOU, ME, I, WE, after a successful workshop in 2017 RFP will present the World Premiere of a new adaptation by Chris Henry of Anne of Green Gables Part I and Part II in rep, all taking place at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street). (more...)

HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II Comes to United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

John Fisher brings you World War II from the Allied invasion of Normandy to the Fall of Berlin. He also provides useful information about the best books on the subject, the cutest generals, and the hottest actors who played them in the movies. The show demonstrates how WW II can bring you out of yourself and your own anxieties. One performance only - Tuesday, September 18 at 900pm at United Solo Theatre Festival (more...)

4th Annual Broken Heel Festival is a Wrap
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

The 4th annual Broken Heel Festival has concluded with record attendance numbers and a clean sheet with the coppers! (more...)

SCREAMlesque: A Parody Burlesque Musical Opens Just In Time for Halloween!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Cherry Poppins Productions Conceptualized and founded by Alli Miller and Sarah Haworth, creates contemporary, interactive theatre experiences for Los Angeles audiences. The company won TOP OF FRINGE in 2017 along with BEST MUSICAL for their production of SHAKESLESQUE. Their production of Angels Flight won BEST CABARET/VARIETY show in 2016, and this past summer '18 their parody The CRAFTlesque won best Cabaret/Variety, while their production of original musical 'Dr Nympho Vs. The Sex Zombies' written by two time Ovation winner Michael Shaw Fisher won Best Original work, Best Musical, and Broad's World Bechdal-Wallace Award. (more...)

Review Roundup: JERSEY BOYS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that took Broadway and the world by storm, makes its Northeast premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse, on stage through October 28. Get a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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. (more...)

PRETTY WOMAN's Ellyn Marie Marsh will Bring 'I'm Sorry...What' to The Green Room 42 on 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Ellyn Marie Marsh, currently appearing on Broadway in PRETTY WOMAN, will return to the cabaret stage with I'M SORRY....WHAT? at The Green Room 42 on Monday, September 17 at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Last Chance to Catch STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Best-selling recording artist, X-Factor winner and West End star Matt Cardle stars with the cast of Strictly Ballroom The Musical through until the end of the celebrated run at the Piccadilly Theatre, on Saturday 27 October. Based on Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed film and now transformed into a spectacular and joyous West End musical, Matt plays the role of band leader Wally Strand. (more...)

SONGS FOR NOBODIES Will Transfer to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

RGM Productions & Daniel Sparrow Productions in association with Bill Bowness, Robin Campbell, Ros Andrews and Andrew Buxton today announce the West End transfer of Songs For Nobodies for a limited 7 week run. The production, written by Joanna Murray Smith specifically to showcase the extraordinary vocal ability of actress Bernadette Robinson, had its European premiere at Wilton's Music Hall earlier this year and opened to wide critical and audience acclaim. This new play with songs is directed by Simon Phillips and features music from five iconic divas; Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and Maria Callas and opens at the Ambassadors Theatre on 10 January, with previews from 7 January and running until 23 February. (more...)

Nathan Lee Graham to Debut A SONDHEIM SALON At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Green Room 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - will present Nathan Lee Graham, the singular Grammy Award winning performer from Zoolander, HBO's "The Comeback," Broadway's Priscilla and more, in the world premiere of his first evening of all theater music "All Things Bright and Beautiful: A Sondheim Salon" on Thursday, October 11 at 7:00 PM. From the dramatic ballads of Follies to the comedic highlights of Forum, Graham will perform a vividly creative cross-section of the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer's most beloved creations. After a whirlwind year in which Graham was nominated for a Lucile Lortel Award for the hit Off Broadway musical The View UpStairs to starring in the Fox TV series "LA to Vegas" opposite Dylan McDermott, Graham will present a romantic, 19th Century-style evening featuring songs such as "Loving You," "Bounce" and "Being Alive." He will be joined by musical director Tracy Stark on piano with Peter Calo on guitar.  (more...)

Alice Ripley, Alexandra Silber & More Celebrate Angela Lansbury At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will celebrate of the life and work of legend Angela Lansbury with "The Angela Lansbury Power Playlist LIVE!" on Tuesday, October 16 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

The Priscilla Party Experience: The Cockatoo Club is Coming to London
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

From the world of Priscilla Queen of the Desert - the Musical, we are proud to be supporting the launch of The Cockatoo Club at Proud Embankment in partnership with Gaydio. This is the official Priscilla party experience and we are thrilled that Steve Mondey of The KSM Group has joined forces with Proud Embankment to create the most fun-filled, dazzling, Priscilla-themed club experience. (more...)

BWW Interview: Erin Chupinsky of LOVE NEVER DIES at Wharton Center says Audiences will be Surprised at the Twists & Turns!
by Katie Laban - Oct 4, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies will perform in Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall starting Tuesday, October 9th through Sunday, October 14th as part of the MSU Federal Credit Union Broadway at Wharton Center Series. The brand-new touring production features an extensive re-working of the material by an Australian creative team for the original Australian premiere in 2011. Directed by Simon Phillips, known for Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical, with new set and costume designs by Gabriela Tylesova, choreography by 2011 Astaire Awards winner Graeme Murphy, lighting design by Nick Schlieper, and sound design by Mick Potter, the show is one of the few instances of a major West End musical being given a complete makeover for subsequent productions. The year is 1907, ten years after the disappearance of the Phantom from the Paris Opera House and he's escaped to a new life in New York where he lives among the freak shows at Coney Island. He finally found a place for his music to soar, but he never stopped yearning for his one true love, Christine Daae, and lures her, Raoul, and their young son to New York not knowing what's in store for them. BroadwayWorld Detroit had a chance to interview Erin Chupinsky, who grew up in Michigan and is currently on tour with Love Never Dies, about how much she loves the show and how great it is to be performing in her home state. (more...)

Photo Flash: Critic's Pick LIZZIE Now Extended
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Due to the success of its initial run in September, LIZZIE has now been extended with an additional Halloween performance on October 31. Scroll down for photos from the recent run. (more...)

Casting Announced For Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL At Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. (more...)

Black Button Eyes Productions' Presents EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2018-19 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford with music direction by Oliver Townsend and choreography by Derek Van Barham, the spooky send-up will play January 11 - February 16, 2019 at Pride Arts Center (The Broadway), 4139 N. Broadway in Chicago. (more...)

Final Cast Announced For NORTH BY NORTHWEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The final role has been cast for the 2018/19 Australian seasons of the triumphant stage adaption of Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest in Brisbane and Adelaide. (more...)

The West End Musical Brunch Launches Winter Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The West Ends leading musical theatre stars take centre stage at a series of spectacular brunches The West End Musical Brunch combines all the glitz and glamour of West End theatre into one action packed day of quality entertainment, food and bottomless booze. Produced by themed immersive experience specialist Neighbourhood Events and hosted at secret locations in the heart of theatreland, the West End Musical Brunch is a themed brunch like no other. Tickets start at £20. (more...)

Hulu Announces the Titles Coming and Going This November
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Hulu has announced the titles that are coming and going in November. Please note titles and dates are subject to change. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For World Premiere Of David Walliams' BILLIONAIRE BOY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Sam Hodges today announces the full cast for the world premiere stage adaptation of David Walliams' Billionaire Boy The Musical. Luke Shepard directs Alex "Teddy" Clements (MD / Ensemble), Ryan Heenan (Joe Spud), Avita Jay (Sapphire / Raj), Eleanor Kane (Lauren), Lem Knights (Bob), Jared Leathwood (Dave Grubb), Natalie Morgan (Sue Grubb), Daisy Noir (Drummer / Ensemble), Dean Nolan (Len Spud) and Sophia Nomvete (Bobs Mum (Gwen). The production, which marks Miranda Cooper and Nick Coler's first musical opens on 28 November, with previews from 19 November, and runs until 6 January in Southampton. Billionaire Boy The Musical then tours to Manchester, Coventry and Cardiff. (more...)

New Titles Coming to Amazon Prime Video and Prime Video Channels in November 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

New Titles Coming to Amazon Prime Video and Prime Video Channels in November 2018 (more...)

Dystopian Sci-Fi Dramedy REAL PEOPLE, INC Plays Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Newly qualified REAL PERSON, operator 357, is having a bit of difficult day, which is unusual, because nobody has difficult days anymore. You're not allowed to...  (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Nick Adams, Lauren Elder & More in Rehearsals for Theatre Calgary's MARY AND MAX
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2018

Theatre Calgary is preparing to open Mary and Max - A New Musical, the second world premiere of the 2018-19 season, with music and lyrics by Bobby Cronin, book by Crystal Skillman, directed by Theatre Calgary's Artistic Director Stafford Arima, choreography by Jenn Rapp, and orchestrations and music supervision by Anna Ebbesen. (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Sydney Engagement Finds its Charlies!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

Charlie Bucket has been found and he has a Golden Ticket! Producers John Frost, Craig Donnell, Warner Bros Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions today announced the four boys who will play the role of Charlie in the spectacular new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Roald Dahl's delicious tale will be playing only in Sydney at Sydney's Capitol Theatre from 5 January 2019. (more...)

Stars Launch Darlington Hippodrome Pantomime ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Three stars of the festive, family pantomime made a brief visit to Darlington Hippodrome for the official press launch of Aladdin which runs from Saturday 8 December to Sunday 6 January. (more...)

Rachel Tucker and More Cast in COME FROM AWAY's European Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Casting has been announced for COME FROM AWAY the Tony Award-winning musical which will land in Dublin for its long-awaited European premiere at the Abbey Theatre from 6 December 2018 to 19 January 2019 before transferring to London's West End next year for performances at the Phoenix Theatre from 30 January 2019. (more...)

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Returns To New York City This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS, the holiday musical revue from the creative team behind the hit musicals Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical and An Evening With Phyllis Hyman will return to New York City this December for one weekend only, performing Saturday, December 15th at 8:00 pm and Sunday December 16th at 2:00 pm at The Actor's Temple Theatre (339 West 47th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). (more...)

Casting Announced For ROCK OF AGES at Darlington Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Danielle Hope, best-known for having won BBC One's Over the Rainbow, will be joined by Kevin Kennedy who played the role of Curly Watts in Coronation Street for over 25 years and Darlington's own West End diva Zoe Birkett when the UK tour of Rock of Ages stops off in Darlington next week. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Announces Full September Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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World Premiere of SNOWGIRLS - THE MUSICAL at Mary's Attic this November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Productions rings in the holidays with the world premiere of SnowGirls - The Musical, a parody of the classic cult film Showgirls. Featuring a book by Derek Van Barham, music by Artistic Director David Cerda* with Scott Lamberty and Jeff Thomson, direction by Jon Martinez and music direction by JD Caudill. SnowGirls will play November 15 - December 30, 2018 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets are currently available at brownpapertickets.com or by calling (800) 838-3006. The press opening is Saturday, November 24 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

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