Based on the smash-hit 1994 movie, the feel-good international hit sensation Priscilla 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 classics including I Will Survive, Hot Stuff, Finally, Boogie Wonderland, Go West, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, and I Love The Nightlife.
The musical production first debuted in Australia in 2006, and after its huge success has enjoyed tours across the world, including a two year strong West End run and a 2011 Broadway debut produced by Bette Midler.
This production of Priscilla is presented by Astravaganza Entertainment, a theatrical production company based in Country Durham who stage a variety of theatrical genres. Their previous productions, including The Little Shop of Horrors and Grease, have received outstanding reviews.
Astravaganza will also present the world’s favourite family musical, Annie, at Tyne Theatre & Opera House from Thursday 1 st to Saturday 3 rd June 2017.
Tickets for Priscilla Queen of the Desert are now on sale, so grab yours today for this wildly fresh and funny hit musical that will take you on a journey to the heart of fabulous!
Theatre Director Joanne Johnson says: “I’m thrilled that Astravaganza Entertainment will bring Priscilla Queen of the Desert to the Tyne Theatre & Opera House stage as it’s such a feel-good, glamorous show.
We have some excellent musical theatre productions coming up over the next year including White Christmas, The Wizard of Oz and Annie, and of course Oklahoma! which is presented by our very own Tyne Theatre Productions to raise funds for the Preservation trust.
There’s no better place to enjoy musical theatre than in our intimate, beautiful Opera House.”