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PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT

Ended 30 Dec 2011 after 2 years

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The best feel-good show since Mama Mia!

Sunday Express

Closed 30 Dec 2011

FROM DOWN UNDER TO THE WORLD!

Two drag queens, one transsexual, a campervan and the journey of a lifetime! Priscilla Queen of the Desert is a sassy and sensational spectacle and a light-hearted look into friendship and forgiveness. Adapted from the Oscar award-winning film, the stage musical is big and bold and deliciously outrageous. With all the best 70s disco hits, a host of wonderful characters and spectacular and vivid costumes from a kaleidoscopic dreamscape, Priscilla Queen of the Desert is a voluptuous and veritable multi-sensual feast.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert is a feel-good extravaganza that has dazzled and delighted audience all over the world and received a multitude of awards. In its country of origin, it won five Australian Greenroom awards. It won an Olivier award and the Whatsonstage.com award for 'Best New Musical' in London, a Tony award in the US, 6 Toronto Broadway World awards and a Toronto Theatre Critics award in Canada, and 4 DAPA awards in Italy.

WHAT'S PRISCILLA ALL ABOUT?

Drag queens Tick and Adam and transsexual Bernadette, accept a gig in Alice Springs for a spectacular Sydney-based show. The three friends hop aboard a run-down old bus, fondly nicknamed Priscilla, and set out on an adventure into the Australian outback. But the jolly jaunt is not without its wobbles, as the trio encounter hospitality, hostility and their own prejudices, and ultimately becomes a journey into the heart of friendship and family, love and learning, and, undeniably, all things fabulous.

DID YOU KNOW?

Priscilla first opened as a stage musical in Sydney 2006. Adapted from Stephen Elliott?s 1994 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen on the Desert, the smash-hit extravaganza has become one of the most successful musicals to come out of Australia. The show boasts over 500 award-winning costumes and 200 gravity-defying head-dresses.

Additional Information

Dates

Previews from: 10 March 2009

Opening night: 23 March 2009

Closing night: 30 December 2011

Audience

Due to occasional coarse language parental guidance is recommended for children 15 years and under

Run time

Two hours and 30 minutes with one 15 minute interval

Show times

 MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
 Matinee---2:30-2:30-
 Evening7:307:307:307:307:307:30-

And before you stop reading

Seating Notes:

Stalls - Seats with a face value of 39.75 pounds Monday to Thursday and 44.75 pounds Friday and Saturday are classed as restricted view due to the Dress Circle overhang.

Dress Circle - Seats with a face value 39.75 pounds Monday to Thursday and 44.75 pounds Friday and Saturday are classed as restricted view due to the?Upper?Circle overhang.

Grand Circle - Row A of the Grand Circle has restricted legroom and some seats may also be restricted view due to a front handrail. Row B is restricted with a handrail and has a side view. All Grand Circle Seats with a face value of 24.75 pounds are classed as restricted view. Row H is restricted view.

Balcony - Row A and B of the Balcony seats may also be restricted view due to a front handrail.

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WHAT WE SAY

Don't miss the Bus!

Priscilla focuses on both the highs and lows of drag life and somehow manages to be deeply touching in between the crude and camp... more »

What You Say

38 reviews, average rating: (4.2 Stars)

Jeff Day: “FANTASTIC”

I saw the show yesterday & have to say it is possibly the BEST show I have ... more

Jan: “Favulous Show And Amazing Costumes”

I took my mum to see this show for her 65th birthday and she was the first ... more

Mrs Sam Dedezade: “FIRST CLASS & FABULOUS SHOW IN WESTEND”

Fabulous show and extraordinary costumes. We laughed all the way through. ... more

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