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Aussies Unite! Tony Sheldon and Cast Welcome Olivia Newton-John to Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Aussies Unite! Tony Sheldon and Cast Welcome Olivia Newton-John to Priscilla Queen of the Desert
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On December 6 the cast of the Australia-set musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert welcomed a certain audience member who knows all about life "down under" and musicals: Grease and Xanadu icon Olivia Newton-John! Priscilla's Australian leading man Tony Sheldon (who originated the role of Bernadette in the show's initial Sydney production) was excited to bring Newton-John backstage at ...

Patti LaBelle Catches the Aussie Action at Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Patti LaBelle Catches the Aussie Action at Priscilla Queen of the Desert
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Plenty of iconic musicians have stopped by the Palace Theatre to boogie to the tunes of Priscilla Queen of the Desert lately, and the cast was beyond excited to welcome Grammy-winning legend Patti LaBelle backstage on November 29. After the performance LaBelle, who's appeared on Broadway in Fela! and Your Arms Too Short to Box with God as well as ...

Taylor Dayne Joins the Dance Party at Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Taylor Dayne Joins the Dance Party at Priscilla Queen of the Desert
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Disco music is alive and well over at the Palace Theatre where Broadway's fabulous musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert continues to delight audiences. On November 20, the show welcomed a famous face as Taylor Dayne, singer of popular dance tunes "Tell It To My Heart," "Love Will Lead You Back" and more headed to the Palace to check ...

Gladys Knight Takes in the Disco Beats of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Gladys Knight Takes in the Disco Beats of Priscilla Queen of the Desert
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Legendary singer Gladys Knight knows all about midnight train rides but on November 10, the Grammy winner was more focused on bus trips when she visited the road trip musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert. After the performance Knight headed backstage at the Palace Theatre to snap some photos with talented cast members Tony Sheldon, Will Swenson and Nick Adams ...

Character Study: Watch Priscilla's Tony Sheldon Morph from 'Middle-Aged Man' to Fetching Feminine Star

Character Study: Watch Priscilla's Tony Sheldon Morph from 'Middle-Aged Man' to Fetching Feminine Star

When Priscilla Queen of the Desert Tony nominee Tony Sheldon sits down at his dressing room table at Broadway's Palace Theatre, he's a self-proclaimed "gray-haired middle-aged man." By the time he's ready to take the stage, Sheldon has bloomed into glamorous nightclub singer Bernadette. To get himself in the proper spirit, Sheldon covers his walls with posters of classic ...

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Muscles & Mascara with Priscilla's Nick Adams: A Chicago Road Trip to Perform on The Rosie Show

Muscles & Mascara with Priscilla's Nick Adams: A Chicago Road Trip to Perform on The Rosie Show

In true Priscilla Queen of the Desert road-tripping fashion, the cast of the fabulous musical packed up their bags for a cross country journey as they headed to Chicago to perform on Rosie O'Donnell's new talk show, The Rosie Show. Broadway.com video blogger Nick Adams whipped out his handy camera as the team prepped for their trip to the ...

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Perez Hilton Dishes Backstage with the Cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Perez Hilton Dishes Backstage with the Cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

As Perez Hilton headed to the Big Apple to prep for his big One Night in New York concert, the famous entertainment blogger made sure to stop by Broadway to catch a show. On October 18, the glam gossip hound opted to hop aboard the fabulous musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Palace Theatre. "Too much fun!" ...

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Watch the Cast of Priscilla Boogie to 'It's Raining Men' and 'I Will Survive' on The Rosie Show

Watch the Cast of Priscilla Boogie to 'It's Raining Men' and 'I Will Survive' on The Rosie Show

As Rosie O'Donnell kicked off the first week of The Rosie Show (her new talk show on Oprah's OWN network), the Broadway-loving funny lady invited the cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert to her studio in Chicago to perform. Broadway.com photographer Bruce Glikas joined the fabulous crew on their mini-road trip and now you can check out the ...

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Zombie Attacks? Sutton Licks Groff? Susan Blackwell Heads to the Broadway Flea Market

Zombie Attacks? Sutton Licks Groff? Susan Blackwell Heads to the Broadway Flea Market

Plenty of Broadway stars were on hand at the 25th annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Flea Market and Grand Auction, including Broadway.com's own Susan Blackwell, who made the scene with her trusty camera crew to get close to the famous folk in a special episode of Side By Side By Susan Blackwell. As the stage stars sat down ...

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Micky Dolenz Monkees Around at Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Micky Dolenz Monkees Around at Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Priscilla Queen of the Desert welcomed yet another music icon to the Palace Theatre on September 20 as former Monkees member Micky Dolenz checked out the fabulous musical. Dolenz, a Broadway veteran himself thanks to Aida (which played the Palace!) and the 1994 revival of Grease, ventured onstage after the show to snap a photo in front of Priscilla's ...

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Weekend Poll Top Three: A Witch, an Evangelist and an Aussie Diva Rank Among Broadway's Best Dressed

Weekend Poll Top Three: A Witch, an Evangelist and an Aussie Diva Rank Among Broadway's Best Dressed

Fashion Week is in full swing in New York City, and as the clothing industry touts its latest offerings, Broadway.com asked readers to vote for the most fashionable character in a currently running Broadway show. The votes are in. Take a look to below to see who made the best dressed list!

1. Glinda (currently played by Katie Rose ...

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Tony Danza Hitches a Ride to Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Tony Danza Hitches a Ride to Priscilla Queen of the Desert

There was a special guest boogying in the crowd at Priscilla Queen of the Desert on August 30: TV star Tony Danza! The former Who's the Boss and Taxi star (and a Broadway veteran himself with turns in The Producers, The Iceman Cometh and A View From the Bridge) headed to the Palace Theatre to catch the flashy new musical ...

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Watch Patina Miller, Reeve Carney, Will Swenson and More Wow the Crowd at Broadway.com's SYTA Conference

Watch Patina Miller, Reeve Carney, Will Swenson and More Wow the Crowd at Broadway.com's SYTA Conference

Ever wish you could take the best songs from your favorite Broadway musicals and combine them into one fantastic show? Attendees at the recent Student and Youth Travel Association's luncheon were lucky enough to score seats at such an event. Broadway.com and Broadway Across America recruited performers from Broadway's hottest shows, including Spider-Man's Reeve Carney, Priscilla's Will ...

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Singer Freddie Jackson Takes in the Glam World of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Singer Freddie Jackson Takes in the Glam World of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

R&B singer Freddie Jackson surely recognized a few of the dance hits in Broadway's flashy musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Many of the show's popular tunes were dominating the airwaves as Jackson's own hits (like "Rock Me Tonight" and "You Are My Lady") climbed the charts. On August 24, the singer ventured over to the Palace Theatre to catch ...

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Broadway.com Brings the Best of Broadway Together for SYTA Luncheon

Broadway.com Brings the Best of Broadway Together for SYTA Luncheon
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Always hoping to bring the magic of Broadway to new theatergoers, Broadway.com Groups and Broadway Across America produced a star-studded concert series to highlight many of the Great White Way's current hits at the Student and Youth Travel Association's August 22 conference. Reeve Carney, Patina Miller, Will Swenson and many more performers took to the stage (on their day ...

Original 'It's Raining Men' Singer Martha Wash Boogies With the Cast of Priscilla

Original 'It's Raining Men' Singer Martha Wash Boogies With the Cast of Priscilla
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At every Broadway performance, the cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert kicks off its theatrical party with the classic disco anthem "It's Raining Men." On July 12, the Weather Girls' Martha Wash, who originally sang the song back in 1982, stopped by the Palace Theatre to watch the Priscilla crew belt out her big hit. After the show ...

The Cast of Priscilla Goes Grilling at Mayor Bloomberg's Pride Month BBQ

The Cast of Priscilla Goes Grilling at Mayor Bloomberg's Pride Month BBQ
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When Mayor Bloomberg decided to throw a BBQ in honor of Gay Pride Month, he knew exactly who to call to help get the party started: the cast of Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert. On June 22, show stars Will Swenson, Tony Sheldon and Nick Adams headed to Gracie Mansion, the mayor's official residence, to perform the musical's rousing ...

Video Flashback! Bob Fosse's Big Deal Floors Priscilla Star Tony Sheldon at the 1986 Tonys

Video Flashback! Bob Fosse's Big Deal Floors Priscilla Star Tony Sheldon at the 1986 Tonys

In the final days leading up to the 2011 Tony telecast, Broadway.com is posting videos of favorite Tony memories of this year’s nominees, with their own commentary. Best Actor nominee Tony Sheldon of Priscilla Queen of the Desert got his yearly Broadway fix via the Tony telecast in his home country of Australia. His personal highlight? A number from ...

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Tony Nominee Chat: Priscilla's Tony Sheldon on the Significance of a Nomination for an Aussie Actor

Tony Nominee Chat: Priscilla's  Tony Sheldon on the Significance of a Nomination for an Aussie Actor

It’s a time-honored Broadway tradition: the day after the Tony nominations are announced, the lucky nominees get gussied up to meet the press. Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek caught up with Priscilla Queen of the Desert's Best Actor in a Musical nominee Tony Sheldon to talk about the big night. As a native Australian, the Tonys have always had ...

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Muscles & Mascara with Priscilla's Nick Adams: Meet the Prom King and Queen of Broadway

Muscles & Mascara with Priscilla's Nick Adams: Meet the Prom King and Queen of Broadway

He's back! Priscilla Queen of the Desert's Nick Adams has had quite the busy schedule lately and is eager to tell his fans all about it in his latest video blog. The actor recently raised more than $20,000 for the New York AIDS Walk and thanks two of his supporters by giving them a backstage tour. He also ...

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Long Live the Queen! Priscilla Celebrates 100 Broadway Performances

Long Live the Queen! Priscilla Celebrates 100 Broadway Performances
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Time flies when you're having fun! On May 27 the entertaining new musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert completed its 100th performance since opening at Broadway's Palace Theatre earlier this spring. To celebrate the milestone, the cast partied backstage after the show with some festive and fabulous desserts. Click below to join in on the fun alongside show stars Tony ...

Unleash the Beiste! Glee Coach Dot Marie Jones Checks Out Priscilla

Unleash the Beiste! Glee Coach Dot Marie Jones Checks Out Priscilla

Glamorous Broadway musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert is all about acceptance and the importance of self-love, so the show's cast was thrilled to welcome Dot Marie Jones, who plays Glee's oft-taunted football coach Shannon Beiste, to a March 15 performance at the Palace Theatre. Take a look as Jones joins Tony-nominated star Tony Sheldon, Will Swenson and understudy ...

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Fans Crown Priscilla's Bernadette and Bob Prom Queen and King of Broadway

Fans Crown Priscilla's Bernadette and Bob Prom Queen and King of Broadway

It's prom season, and Broadway.com asked fans to choose an unofficial Prom King and Queen from stars of the season's hottest shows. The votes are in, and Priscilla Queen of the Desert's Bernadette (Tony Sheldon) and Bob (C. David Johnson) have taken the titles with 27% of votes. The fabulous transgendered entertainer and the rugged Outback citizen ...

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Diva Overload! Joan and Jackie Collins Hitch a Ride With Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Diva Overload! Joan and Jackie Collins Hitch a Ride With Priscilla Queen of the Desert
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With countless amounts of faux lashes, body glitter and extravagant costumes, the new Broadway hit Priscilla Queen of the Musical already boasts a pretty high camp level, but the backstage atmosphere got even more wild when the cast welcomed two special guests on May 9. Dynasty diva Joan Collins (a Broadway veteran herself thanks to a 1992 revival of Private ...

Patina Miller, Ellen Barkin, John Larroquette & More Win 2011 Theatre World Awards

Patina Miller, Ellen Barkin, John Larroquette & More Win 2011 Theatre World Awards

Winners of the 67th annual Theatre World Awards for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway debut performances have been announced. The awards will be presented on June 7 at an invitation-only ceremony at a theater to be announced, hosted by Peter Filichia. The honorees for the 2010-2011 season are as follows:

Ellen Barkin, The Normal Heart
Desmin Borges, The Elaborate Entrance of ...

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