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STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA Celebrates Their First Birthday with Beverly Hills Bakery

By: Mar. 23, 2010
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The cast of Priscilla and Beverly Hills Bakery celebrate the shows 1st birthday in the West End, having completed over 425 performances at the Palace Theatre since its opening last year.

Jason Donovan (Tick) and Oliver Thornton (Adam) is now joined by Don Gallagher as Bernadette. As booking for the show in the West End has been extended until 26 February 2011, it is unclear as to whether or not these London stars will make the transfer to the Great White Way.

Based on the Oscar award-winning film and written by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott and directed by Simon Phillips, Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert The Musical tells the story of Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian outback.

The cast, from March 8th, includes Jason Donovan (Mitzi/Tick), Don Gallagher (Bernadette), Oliver Thornton (Felicia/Adam), who are joined by Portia Emare, Emma Lindars and Charlotte Riby as the three Divas, Newley Aucutt as Miss Understanding, Yvette Robinson as Marion, Steven Cleverley as Farrah and Young Bernadette, Daniele Coombe as Shirley, Tristan Temple as Jimmy, Kanako Nakano as Cynthia and John Brannoch as Frank, and Completing the company are Christopher Drake, Amy Edwards, Amy Field, Hugo Harold Harrison, Luke Jackson, Hayley Jayne Langwith, Callum Nicol, Zabrina Norry, Will Peaco, John Phoenix, James Rees, Jeremy Secomb, Robert Styles, John Tsouras and Matt Wesley.

Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert The Musical - adapted from the Oscar®-winning film The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert starring Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving and Guy Pearce - is written by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott. Direction is by Simon Phillips, Choreography is by Ross Coleman, Musical Supervision and Arrangements by Stephen ‘Spud' Murphy and Production Design is by BrIan Thomson. Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner have re-created their Oscar®-winning Costume Designs, which were originally designed for the film. BAFTA Award winning Make Up design is recreated by Cassie Hanlon. Lighting is designed by Nick Schlieper and Sound design by Michael Waters.

Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert The Musical is produced in London by Liz Koops and Garry McQuinn for Back Row Productions, Michael Hamlyn for Specific Films, Allan Scott, John Frost, Michael Chugg, David Mirvish and The Really Useful Group.

For more information, visit Ticket prices for the West End production - Monday to Thursday evenings at 7.30pm and Thursday matinees at 2.30pm: £60, £45, £25, £20
Saturday matinees at 2.30pm & Friday & Saturday evenings at 7.30pm and Sunday matinees:
£65, £45, £25, £20. Box Office: 0844 755 0016.




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