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Priscilla Queen of the Desert cast update!
Cast update for Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical, which opens at the Palace Theatre 23 March 2009, following previews from 10 March - booking to 26 Sep 2009
The principal cast of Jason Donovan (Tick - Mitzi), Tony Sheldon, (Bernadette), Oliver Thornton (Adam - Felicia), and Clive Carter (Bob), are joined by Zoe Birkett ( Diva) , Kate Gillespie ( Diva), Emma Lindars ( Diva), Wezley Sebastian (Miss Understanding), Amy Field (Marion), Danielle Coombe (Shirley), Tristan Temple (Jimmy), Kanako Nakano (Cynthia), Steven Cleverley (Young Bernadette), John Brannoch (Frank), Phillip Arran, Matthew Cole, Amy Edwards, Mark Inscoe, Zabrina Norry, Will Peaco, John Phoenix, James Rees, Craig Ryder, Jeremy Secomb , Jon Tsouras.
The musical, which had its world premiere in Sydney, Australia in October 2006, is written by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, based on the 1994 movie The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
It is directed by Simon Phillips, designed by Brian Thomson, choreography by Ross Coleman, and costumes by Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner.
Drag queen Mitzi, and friends Felicia and Bernadette make their own personal journeys of discovery as they go across Australia from Sydney to the outback, in a battered old bus named Priscilla, to perform their show - singing their way through disco songs.