Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Blackpool Operatic Players present the West End and Broadway feel-good international hit sensation Priscilla Queen Of The Desert the Musical.
Priscilla is the heart warming, uplifting adventure of two drag queens and a transgender woman who contract to perform a drag show in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their battered pink bus, Priscilla, the three friends come to the forefront of a comedy of errors, encountering a number of strange characters while widening comfort zones and finding new horizons and love.
With a dazzling array of outrageous Olivier and Tony award-winning costumes and a hit parade of dance floor favourites including It’s Raining Men, I Will Survive, Hot Stuff, Finally, Boogie Wonderland, Go West, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, and I Love The Nightlife, this wildly fresh and funny musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS.
Book by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott
Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
Produced by Nullarbor Productions in association with MGM on Stage
Developed for the stage and originally Directed by Simon Philips
Musical Arrangements and Orchestrations by Stephen ‘Spud’ Murphy.
The Original motion picture was written and directed by Stephen Elliot, produced by Al Clark and Michael Hamlyn, Executive Producer Rebel Penfold-Russell and was financed with the assistance of the Film Finance Corporation Australia Limited and the New South Wales Film and Television Office.