PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL

Written by MiriamSpall on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 13:31

Monday 23 March – Saturday 28 March 2020
IPSWICH REGENT THEATRE
Tel: 01473 433100
Tickets now on sale

Please visit www.priscillauktour.com  for details of 2019 touring dates
 

  • NEW TRAILER RELEASED TODAY

  • PRODUCERS MARK GOUCHER AND JASON DONOVAN ANNOUNCED EXTENSION THROUGH TO SPRING 2020 

  • CASTING HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED

  • JOE MCFADDEN STARS IN BRAND-NEW PRODUCTION OF THE CULT CLASSIC PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL

  • PAUL KERRYSON DIRECTS THE SHOW WHICH OPENED IN DARTFORD IN SEPTEMBER 2019, AHEAD OF STARTING A UK AND IRELAND TOUR

Mark Goucher and first-time producer Jason Donovan’s brand-new production of the much-loved glittering hit musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert the Musical has been extended into 2020. The show, which was announced in 2018, stars Strictly Come Dancing winner Joe McFadden, and has been touring the UK and Ireland since September 2019. It marks Donovan’s first time as a producer, having performed in the cast of the original West End production and two subsequent UK tours. The producing team is completed by Gavin Kalin and Matthew GalePriscilla, Queen of the Desert the Musical previewed in Dartford from 5 September 2019.

Remaining tour dates include: Cambridge; Newcastle; Southend; Sheffield; Carlisle; Woking; Ipswich; Hull; Oxford; Birmingham; Northampton; Glasgow; Cardiff; Bristol.  

Full casting for the production has been announced. Joe McFadden plays Tick/Mitzi, Laurence Olivier Award Winner Miles Western has taken on the role as Bernadette and Nick Hayes plays Adam/Felicia. They are joined by Daniel Fletcher (Bob), Miranda Wilford (Marion), Kevin Yates (Miss Understanding), Jacqui Sanchez (Cynthia). The Divas are played by Nikki Bentley, Claudia Kariuki, Rosie Glossop and the cast is completed by Jak Allen-Anderson, Natalie Chua, Emma Crossley, Jordan Cunningham, Martin Harding, Justin-Lee Jones, Nell Martin and Edwin Ray.

The iconic hit musical has more glitter than ever before, featuring a dazzling array of stunning costumes, fabulous feathers and a non-stop parade of dance-floor classics including It’s Raining Men, I Will Survive, I Love The NightlifeFinally and many more.

Based on the Oscar-winning film, PRISCILLA is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime. Their epic journey is a heart-warming story of self-discovery, sassiness and acceptance. 

This brand new production comes from the team behind the critically acclaimed UK tours of Hairspray; with direction by Paul Kerryson, choreography by Tom Jackson-Greaves with designs by Phil R Daniels and Charles Cusick Smith, musical supervision by Stephen ‘Spud’ Murphy, musical direction from Sean Green, lighting design by Ben Cracknell and sound design by Ben Harrison. Casting by David Grindrod Associates.

PriscillaUKTour.com & PriscillaUKTour.co.uk 

 
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