David Ian Productions and the Ambassador Theatre Group are delighted to announce the UK tour of the international smash hit musical PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT which arrives at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford from 7 to 12 October.
JASON DONOVAN will reprise the role of Tick, the part he played when the show originally opened in the West End. Jason reached the final of last year\'s Strictly Come Dancing. He has had a hugely successful and varied career as both an actor and world-wide recording artist, selling over 13 million albums to date. As well as Priscilla Queen of the Desert, his other West End credits include the title role in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. His touring credits include Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music, Frank N Furter in The Rocky Horror Show, the title role in John Doyle\'s production of Stephen Sondheim\'s Sweeney Todd and he can currently be seen as The Artilleryman in The War of the Worlds. His television credits include Neighbours and Echo Beach. He was also a finalist in ITV\'s smash hit I\'m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!.
RICHARD GRIEVE will play Bernadette having previously played the part of Tick in the West End production of the show. He is probably best known as Jonny Foster in Emmerdale. A native Australian, he played Sam Kratz in Neighbours and Dr Lachlan Frazer in Home and Away. His UK theatre credits include the national tour of Footloose - The Musical and Bells Are Ringing at the Unicorn Theatre. His theatre credits in Australia include Greg Connell in The Boy from Oz and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. GRAHAM WEAVER will play Felicia, which he played in the West End production of the show. His other theatre credits include Mary Sunshine in Chicago and Assassins.
Get ready for the ride of your life! Based on the smash-hit movie, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of. With a dazzling array of outrageous costumes and a hit parade of dancefloor favorites including It\'s Raining Men, Say a Little Prayer, Go West, Hot Stuff and Always on My Mind, this wildly fresh and funny new musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS!
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL originally opened in Australia in 2006 where it ran for two years before opening in the West End for a run of a further two years. The show recently played a hugely successful season on Broadway. Along the way, it has won numerous awards including the prestigious Olivier and Tony Awards for Best Costume Design.
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL
Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
Monday 7 - Saturday 12 October 2013
Signed performance: Thursday 10 October, 7.30pm
Captioned performance: Friday 11 October, 5pm
Audio Described performance: Saturday 12 October, 2.30pm
Tickets £17.50 - £39.50 (booking fees apply)
Plus only when the show\'s in Bradford! Priscilla After Show Party on Friday 11 & Saturday 12 October 2013
The opportunity to party on after the show in the Studio Theatre with a DJ and late bar as soon as the show finishes. Dress to impress!
Tickets are available only to patrons who are at the last evening performance of Priscilla Queen of the Desert on that particular day. Tickets £2. Please note, 16 and over only.
Please call the Box Office on 01274 432000 or visit bradford-theatres.co.uk for more information.