PHOTO CALL: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, with Swenson, Adams and Sheldon, in Toronto

News   PHOTO CALL: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, with Swenson, Adams and Sheldon, in Toronto Tony Sheldon, Will Swenson and Nick Adams star in the pre-Broadway engagement of the new musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert, which began previews at The Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto Oct. 12.

Olivier Award nominee Tony Sheldon (as Bernadette), Hair Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (as Tick/Mitzi) and La Cage aux Folles actor Nick Adams (as Adam/Felicia) play "the trio of friends on a heart-warming, uplifting adventure who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship in the middle of the Australian outback and end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed."

 

Here is a look at the North American premiere:


 

The North American company also features C. David Johnson (Bob), James Brown III (Jimmy), Nathan Lee Graham (Miss Understanding), Mike McGowan (Frank), J. Elaine Marcos (Cynthia), Jessica Phillips (Marion), Steve Schepis (Farrah), Keala Settle (Shirley), plus "Divas" Jacqueline Arnold, Anastacia McCleskey and Ashley Spencer, with Thom Allison, Kyle Brown, Bryan West, Tad Wilson, Joshua Buscher, Susan Dunstan, Gavin Lodge, David Lopez, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Jeff Metzler and Eric Sciotto.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert is written by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott and directed by Simon Phillips.

The score features existing dance-floor favorites. The musical will arrive at the Palace Theatre on Broadway Feb. 28, 2011, with an official opening scheduled for March 20.

 

For tickets, schedule and performance information on the West End and Toronto productions visit priscillathemusical.com. For more information about the Broadway run, visit priscillaonbroadway.com.

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