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A spectacular new musical based on the hit film.

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Don't Leave Me This Way! Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert to Close

Don't Leave Me This Way! Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert to Close

The last days of disco are approaching for the flashy musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The production will end its Broadway run on June 24 at the Palace Theatre. Starring Will Swenson, Nick Adams and Tony Sheldon, Priscilla opened on March 20, 2011 and will have played 23 previews and 526 regular performances at the time of closing.

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Diva in the House! Disco Legend Gloria Gaynor Takes in Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Diva in the House! Disco Legend Gloria Gaynor Takes in Priscilla Queen of the Desert
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Gloria Gaynor could “never say goodbye” to a good disco tune and that’s why this disco diva is the latest star to take in Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Not only does the musical feature Gaynor’s 1979 anthem “I Will Surive,” it also celebrates the fun and glamour of the long ago disco days. After the curtain came ...

Huey Lewis Takes In the Sights and Sounds of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Huey Lewis Takes In the Sights and Sounds of Priscilla Queen of the Desert
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Pop legend Huey Lewis is the latest celebrity to take in the sights and sounds of Priscilla Queen of the Desert on Broadway. Lewis gained notoriety in the 1980s for his hit songs “The Power of Love,” “Heart and Soul” and “Hip to Be Square” and went on to play Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Chicago. On May ...

Priscilla Queen of the Desert Star Tony Sheldon Is Honored With a Sardi’s Portrait

Priscilla Queen of the Desert Star Tony Sheldon Is Honored With a Sardi’s Portrait
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It’s always a party at Priscilla Queen of the Desert, but on May 2, the gang had even more reason to celebrate: Tony Sheldon was honored with his very own portrait at Sardi’s! Now an official Broadway star, Sheldon celebrated his coronation with castmates Will Swenson, Nick Adams as well as fellow Broadway divas Audra McDonald, Judy Kaye ...

Will Swenson on Camping It Up in Priscilla, Keeping Up with Hair 'Boyfriend' Gavin Creel & Popping the Question to Audra McDonald

Will Swenson on Camping It Up in Priscilla, Keeping Up with Hair 'Boyfriend' Gavin Creel & Popping the Question to Audra McDonald

Tony nominee Will Swenson is currently having a ball as Tick/Mitzi, one of the three reigning queens at Priscilla Queen of the Desert. He recently stopped by our studio to talk with Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek about Showgirl-ing Steve Kazee to get close to Audra McDonald in 110 in the Shade, sneaking a listen at the Jesus ...

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Sweet! Priscilla Queen of the Desert Celebrates Its First Broadway Birthday

Sweet! Priscilla Queen of the Desert Celebrates Its First Broadway Birthday
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A year-long run on Broadway is something to celebrate, and the cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert happily marked that milestone on March 20 at the Palace Theatre. Broadway.com got a rare chance to photograph the talented cast “as themselves” (before donning their flamboyant, Tony-winning costumes) at a pre-show celebration featuring treats from Pie Face Bakery Cafe, Australia ...

Designer Jean Paul Gaultier Takes in the Lavish Costumes of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Designer Jean Paul Gaultier Takes in the Lavish Costumes of Priscilla Queen of the Desert
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French designer and former Hermès creative director Jean Paul Gaultier dropped by the Palace Theatre on March 18 to take in the Oscar, Tony and Olivier Award-winning costumes of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. After grooving to the disco beats of Priscilla, he went backstage to meet the stars Will Swenson, Nick Adams and Tony Sheldon and check out ...

Check Out Joan Rivers and Tony Sheldon Trading Gossip at Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Check Out Joan Rivers and Tony Sheldon Trading Gossip at Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Broadway veteran and all-around “theater enthusiast” Joan Rivers made a very special trip "Down Under" with her grandson, Cooper Endicott, when the duo stopped by Priscilla Queen of the Desert. While filming for Rivers' reality show Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, the pair headed to the Palace Theatre for a special backstage tour. Rivers, who is an investor in the ...

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Hot Stuff! Adam Lambert Joins the Party at Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Hot Stuff! Adam Lambert Joins the Party at Priscilla Queen of the Desert
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Singing sensation Adam Lambert joined Broadway’s most festive party when he took in the February 13 performance of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The theater vet and American Idol runner-up felt right at home with Priscilla’s splashy disco numbers and sparkly costumes. After the show, Lambert made his way backstage to meet the stars and pose for fun ...

Get On Your Feet! Pop Star Gloria Estefan Visits Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Get On Your Feet! Pop Star Gloria Estefan Visits Priscilla Queen of the Desert
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Well, she didn’t “do that conga,” but Latin pop star Gloria Estefan certainly felt the rhythm of the disco beat at Priscilla Queen of the Desert. After seeing the hit musical on February 10, Estefan stepped backstage at Broadway's Palace Theatre to greet the stars and Divas. Also in costume were nationally syndicated radio personalities Scott Shannon and ...

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