PHOTO CALL: Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert Celebrates 100 Performances

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31 May 2011

The Broadway production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert celebrated its 100th performance at the Palace Theatre May 27.

Cast members enjoyed cupcakes and a toast backstage prior to the performance.

Here is a look at the milestone celebration:



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Ashton Woerz, Will Swenson and Luke Kolbe Mannikus
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/ Playbill



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.

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) star as "the trio of friends on a heart-warming, uplifting adventure. [They] 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."

The Broadway 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), Luke Mannikus (Benji), plus "Divas" Jacqueline Arnold, Anastacia McCleskey and Ashley Spencer, with Thom Allison, Kyle Brown, Bryan West, Tad Wilson, Joshua Buscher, Gavin Lodge, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Jeff Metzler, Eric Sciotto, Amaker Smith, Esther Stilwell and Ashton Woerz.

For tickets, schedule and performance information, visit priscillaonbroadway.com.