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Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Priscilla Queen of the Desert




A new musical based on the Australian movie of the same name.


Story:

Drag artist Mitzi Del Bra (aka Anthony "Tick" Belrose) books a job in Alice Springs, Australia and convinces his friends Bernadette Bassenger and Felicia Jollygoodfellow (aka Adam Whitely) to join him on a tour bus they christen Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.


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Adaptation

Adaptation
Stephan Elliot

Adaptation

Adaptation
Allan Scott



  • Premiere
  • 1994 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Palace Theatre
Opening Night
Mar 20, 2011
Total Performances
526
Original Cast
Will Swenson, Tony Sheldon, Nick Adams, C. David Johnson, Jacqueline Arnold, Diva Anastacia McClesky, Ashley Spencer
Director
Simon Phillips
Choreographer
Ross Coleman
Producer
Liz Koops and Garry McQuinn for Back Row Productions, Michael Hamlyn for Specific Films, Allan Scott Productions, David Mirvish, Roy Furman, Terry Allen Kramer, James L. Nederlander, and Terri and Timothy Childs
Musical Director
Jeffrey Klitz
Orchestrations
Stephen "Spud" Murphy and Charlie Hull
Scenic Design
Brian Thomson
Costume Design
Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner
Lighting Design
Nick Schlieper
Sound Design
Jonathan Deans and Peter Fitzgerald

1994 Film Version

Movie Name
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Type
Non-Musical
Director
Stephan Elliott
Screenplay
Stephan Elliott
Starring
Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp




CDs

CD
Original Cast Album

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Motion Picture Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


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Merchandise




2011 Tony Award Nominations

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical - Tony Sheldon

2011 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Tony Sheldon
Outstanding Book of a Musical

2011 Drama League Award Nominations

Distinguished Production of a Musical
Distinguished Performance Award - Will Swenson
Distinguished Performance Award - Tony Sheldon

2011 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding Costume Design

2011 Theatre World Award Nominations

Tony Sheldon

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