Priscilla Queen Of The Desert set for Pantages Theatre in LA
Performed with "gleaming verve" (The New York Times), the outrageously -funny, Tony Award-Winning Broadway musical PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT will celebrate its L.A. Premiere at Hollywood's Pantages Theatre for a limited three-week engagement, May 28 - June 16, 2013.
Tickets for PRISCILLA may be purchased online at www.HollywoodPantages.com or www.Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-982-2787. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Pantages Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets. The Pantages Theatre is located at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard, just east of Vine Street, and the box office opens daily at 10am except for holidays.
PRISCILLA tells the uplifting story of a trio of friends on a road trip of a lifetime, who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship in the middle of the Australian outback and end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed. An international hit with over 500 dazzling, 2011 Tony Award-winning costumes, PRISCILLA features a hit parade of dance-floor favorites including "It's Raining Men," "Finally" and "I Will Survive."
This Los Angeles Premiere engagement follows the recent Broadway run of PRISCILLA at the Palace Theatre.
The Hollywood Reporter called Priscilla "funny and fabulous! Joyous entertainment with eye-popping visuals and unexpected heart!" NY-1 News raved "Beneath all that glitz beats a great big sequined heart!" WOR Radio sang "All the songs you've loved for years will blow you out of your seat!"
PRISCILLA, the most successful Australian musical of all time, had its world premiere in Sydney in 2006. Adapted from the 1994 Academy Award winning film The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, the musical is written by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott. Direction is by Simon Phillips, choreography by Ross Coleman, and with musical supervision and arrangements by Stephen 'Spud' Murphy.
PRISCILLA stars Wade McCollum ("Tick/Mitzi"), Scott Willis ("Bernadette") and Bryan West ("Adam/Felicia") as the trio of friends, on a road trip of a lifetime, who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship in the middle of the Australian outback and end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed. Joe Hart stars as "Bob".
Rounding out the cast are Emily Afton, Nik Alexzander, John Capes, Andrew Chappelle, Shane Davis, Alex DeLeo, Taurean Everett, Christy Faber, Amy Hillner, Bre Jackson, Chris Klink, David Koch, Ralph Meitzler, Alex Ringler, Babs Rubenstein, Travis Taber, Brit West, Will B. Whitesell and Chelsea Zeno.
Scenic design for PRISCILLA is by Brian Thompson, costume design is by Tony Award winning Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardner, lighting design is by Nick Schlieper and sound design is by Jonathan Deans (Spiderman) and Peter Fitzgerald (Godspell). Makeup design is by Cassie Hanlon.
Follow Us On Twitter