Wade McCollum From "Priscilla Queen of the Desert"




April 26, 2013- The first national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical is coming to the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas from Tuesday, May 14 through Sunday, May 26, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals.

Single tickets, priced from $15-$85, are on sale now at The Box Office, 5959 Preston Royal Shopping Center in Dallas, or any Ticketmaster location; or online at www.ticketmaster.com.  For groups of 10 or more, call 214-426-GROUP (4768).

The show will star Wade McCollum (“Tick/Mitzi”), Scott Willis (“Bernadette”) and Bryan West (“Adam/Felicia”) as the trio of friends, on a road trip of a lifetime, 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.  Joe Hart stars as “Bob.”

With over 500 dazzling 2011 Tony® Award-winning costumes, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical features a hit parade of over 20 dance-floor favorites including “It’s Raining Men,” “Finally” and “I Will Survive.”

The new musical opened on Broadway to critical acclaim on March 20, 2011 at the Palace Theatre. The Hollywood Reporter called Priscilla “funny and fabulous! Joyous entertainment with eye-popping visuals and unexpected heart!”  NY-1 News raved “Beneath all that glitz beats a great big sequined heart!” WOR Radio sang “All the songs you’ve loved for years will blow you out of your seat!”

Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical won a 2011 Tony Award® for Best Costume Design for Academy Award® winners Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner’s designs. The new hit musical received three Best Musical award nominations from the Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award organizations. Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner were also honored with 2011 Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Costume Design.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical, the most successful Australian musical of all time, had its world premiere in Sydney in 2006.  Adapted from the 1994 Academy Award® winning film

The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical is written by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott.  Direction: Simon Phillips, choreography: Ross Coleman, musical supervision and arrangements: Stephen ‘Spud’ Murphy, set design: Brian Thomson, costume design: Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner, lighting design: Nick Schlieper, sound design: Jonathan Deans & Peter Fitzgerald, make up design: Cassie Hanlon.

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May 28 - June 16, 2013 Los Angeles, CA The Pantages Theatre Go to Site
June 18 - August 18, 2013 Las Vegas, NV The Venetian Go to Site
August 21 - 31, 2013 San Francisco, CA Orpheum Theatre Go to Site
September 3 - 15, 2013 Denver, CO Buell Theatre Go to Site
September 17 - 22, 2013 Tempe, AZ ASU Gammage Go to Site
September 29 - October 12, 2013 Houston, TX The Hobby Center Go to Site
October 15 - 20, 2013 San Diego, CA San Diego Civic Theatre Go to Site
October 22 - 27, 2013 Costa Mesa, CA Segerstrom Center for the Arts Go to Site
October 29 - November 3, 2013 San Jose, CA San Jose Center for the Performing Arts Go to Site
November 5 - 10, 2013 Sacramento, CA Community Center Theatre Go to Site
November 12 - 17, 2013 Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre Go to Site