Mark Goucher and Jason Donovan’s production of glittering musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is set to resume performances after being cut short due to Covid-19. The show will reopen from 23 June 2021 at the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, before embarking on a tour to extensive UK venues with the hope to settle in the West End.
Starring Miles Western, Nick Hayes and Edwin Ray, Priscilla will travel to venues including Leeds Grand Theatre, Hull New Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Glasgow King’s Theatre, New Wimbledon Theatre, Oxford New Theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome, Palace Theatre, Southend, Curve Leicester, Bristol Hippodrome, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, New Victoria Theatre Woking and Churchill Theatre, Bromley.
Cast includes Western as Bernadette, Hayes as Adam/Felicia and Ray as Tick/Mitzi, alongside Daniel Fletcher as Bob, Rebecca Lisewski as Marion, Kevin Yates as Miss Understanding, Gracie Lai as Cynthia and Ronan Burns as Frank. Divas are played by Claudia Kariuki, Rosie Glossop and Aiesha Pease.
Full cast includes Emma Katie Adcock, Jak Allen Anderson, Allie Daniel, Martin Harding, Clarice Julianda, Jemima Loddy, Nathan Ryles, Tom Scanlon and Jermaine Woods.
Featuring an array of stunning dance hits such as “It’s Raining Men”, “Colour My World”, “I Will Survive”, “Finally” and many more, Priscilla returns with more razzle-dazzle than ever before.
Based on the Oscar-winning film, the story follows 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.
Creative team features direction by Ian Talbot, choreography by Tom Jackson-Greaves, designs by Charles Cusick Smith and Phil R Daniels, lighting design by Ben Cracknell and sound design by Ben Harrison.
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