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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 down ...

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 ...

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 and more ...

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’s ...

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 the ...

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 ...

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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 photos ...

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 Todd ...

Julie Reiber and Adam Lefevre Join Broadway’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Julie Reiber and Adam Lefevre Join Broadway’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Julie Reiber and Adam Lefevre will join the cast of Broadway’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert on February 6 at the Palace Theatre. Reiber assumes the role of Marion, Tick’s (Will Swenson) estranged wife, while Lefevre takes over as Bob, Bernadette’s (Tony Sheldon) love-interest. Reiber replaces Jessica Phillips, who departs Priscilla to star opposite Raul Esparza in the upcoming musical  ...

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Priscilla's Tony Sheldon Wants to Spend Valentine's Day With His Co-Stars...or Gavin Creel

Priscilla's Tony Sheldon Wants to Spend Valentine's Day With His Co-Stars...or Gavin Creel

Valentine’s Day is all about romance, so Broadway.com decided to collect romantic stories (and ideas for celebrating the national day of love) from some of the most passionate people we know: Broadway stars! Read on for memories, menus and much more.

TONY SHELDON (Bernadette in Priscilla Queen of the Desert)

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Kirstie Alley Gets a Disco Lesson from Priscilla Star Nick Adams

Kirstie Alley Gets a Disco Lesson from Priscilla Star Nick Adams
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A year ago, Kirstie Alley underwent a stunning personal transformation on the road to a second-place finish on Dancing With the Stars. Now the 61-year-old actress is beginning a new fitness project in which she vows to dance 30 minutes a day for 100 consecutive days (follow her at www.100daysofdance.com). On January 24, Alley enjoyed a tutoring session ...

Body by Broadway: Get Physical with Priscilla’s Pumped Nick Adams in Broadway.com's New Video Fitness Series

Body by Broadway: Get Physical with Priscilla’s Pumped Nick Adams in Broadway.com's New Video Fitness Series

You may have already given up on your New Year’s resolution to get into shape but we’re here to get you back on track! Broadway.com has rounded up the most beautiful, buff and brawny bodies on the Great White Way for a new video series called Body by Broadway. We headed to Gold’s Gym in New York City for ...

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She Loves the Nightlife! Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Visits Priscilla Queen of the Desert

She Loves the Nightlife! Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Visits Priscilla Queen of the Desert
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Game, set, match! The stars of the hit Broadway musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert welcomed a very special guest to the January 8 performance: tennis superstar and LGBT icon Billie Jean King! The champ, who was the first out professional female athlete, enjoyed the colorful show at the Palace Theatre, then stopped backstage to show the cast some of ...

Nick Adams on Drag Tips, Diet Tricks and Making the Jump to Lead Actor in Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Nick Adams on Drag Tips, Diet Tricks and Making the Jump to Lead Actor in Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Priscilla Queen of the Desert star Nick Adams has worked consistently in Broadway ensembles for the past five years, showing off his dancing skills in shows such as La Cage Aux Folles, Guys & Dolls, The Pirate Queen and Chicago. Adams has come a long way since gaining tabloid attention for his buff physique in A Chorus Line (including ...

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Priscilla's Nick Adams Looks Back on an Award-Winning Year, Courtesy of Broadway.com

Priscilla's Nick Adams Looks Back on an Award-Winning Year, Courtesy of Broadway.com

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2012. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

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Priscilla's Will Swenson Hopes to Soak in a Hot Tub With Natalie Portman in 2012

Priscilla's Will Swenson Hopes to Soak in a Hot Tub With Natalie Portman in 2012

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2012. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

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Priscilla's Tony Sheldon Hopes to Kick His Bagel Habit in 2012

Priscilla's Tony Sheldon Hopes to Kick His Bagel Habit in 2012

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2012. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

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Broadway Sweethearts Audra McDonald and Will Swenson Get Close for Marriage Equality

Broadway Sweethearts Audra McDonald and Will Swenson Get Close for Marriage Equality

One of Broadway’s cutest couples Audra McDonald (Porgy and Bess) and Will Swenson (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) took a moment from their busy schedules to show support for marriage equality. The two actors participated in photographer Adam Bouska’s NOH8 Campaign, a silent protest again Proposition 8. The theatrical duo joins a long list of theater, television, music and film ...

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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 ...

Girls Just Want to Have Fun! The Ladies of Priscilla Introduce New Makeup Line

Girls Just Want to Have Fun! The Ladies of Priscilla Introduce New Makeup Line

Need a few beauty tips? The ladies of Priscilla Queen of the Desert are ready to help! On December 1 Priscilla cast members Jessica Phillips, J. Elaine Marcos and Esther Stillwell introduced the Color Your World: Makeup For Everyone line from NYC New York Color at Manhattan's 50th Street Duane-Reade location. The line consists of eye and lip makeup, including ...

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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 ...

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