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Watch Bette Midler and the Cast of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL on the Today Show

WATCH THIS MORNING’S PERFORMANCE ONLINE NOW! 

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL

LIVE FROM “THE TODAY SHOW” OUTDOOR PLAZA

INTRODUCED BY PRODUCER BETTE MIDLER

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OPENING NIGHT THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 20
THE PALACE THEATRE

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“The Divine Miss M,” producer Bette Midler presented a live performance from Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The MusicaL on “The Today Show” this morning in advance of the spectacular new musical opening on Broadway at The Palace Theatre this Sunday, March 20.

Led by stars Tony Award® nominee Will Swenson, Olivier Award nominee Tony Sheldon and Nick Adams, the company performed the dance floor hit “I Will Survive” live from “Today’s” Rockefeller Plaza outdoor concert stage on the nationally televised broadcast.

Bette Midler also sat down for an interview during “Today’s” fourth hour hosted by Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, following a second performance by the Priscilla company of the Pat Benatar hit “We Belong” during the 9:00am hour.

Following smash hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The MusicaL began previews on Broadway on February 28.

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The MusicaL stars Tony Award® nominee Will Swenson, Olivier Award nominee Tony Sheldon and Nick Adams as the trio of friends on a heart-warming, uplifting 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. 

Featuring a score of over 20 dance-floor classics, a company of 27, and with a dazzling array of more than 500 outrageous costumes, the spectacular new stage musical is a sensational journey to the heart of fabulous!

Adapted from the 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 is by Simon Phillips, choreography by Ross Coleman, musical supervision and arrangements by Stephen ‘Spud’ Murphy and set design by Brian Thomson. Production supervised by Jerry Mitchell. Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner have re-created their Academy Award® winning costume designs originally designed for the film.  Lighting is designed by Nick Schlieper, sound design is by Jonathan Deans and Peter Fitzgerald and make up design is by Cassie Hanlon.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL is produced by Bette Midler; James L. Nederlander; Garry McQuinn, Liz Koops; Michael Hamlyn; Allan Scott; Roy Furman/ Richard Willis; Terry Allen Kramer; Terri and Timothy Childs, Ken Greiner, Ruth Hendel; Chugg Entertainment; Michael Buckley; Stewart Lane/ Bonnie Comley; Bruce Davey; Thierry Suc/TS3; Bartner/ Jenkins; Broadway Across America/H. Koenigsberg; M. Lerner/ D. Bisno/ K. Seidel/ R. Gold; Paul Boskind and Martian Entertainment / Spirtas-Mauro Productions / MAS Music Arts & Show; and David Mirvish.

TICKET INFORMATION:

Ticket prices range from $50.00 - $125.00 and are available by calling Ticketmaster at 877-250-2929, online at  www.ticketmaster.com and in person at The Palace Theatre at 1564 Broadway (between 46th & 47th Streets).

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

PRISCILLA will play the following schedule March 14 – 20, 2011:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday eve at 8p, Wednesday & Saturday mat at 2p; Sunday eve, March 20 at 6:30p (Opening Night). Dark Monday.

March 21, 2011 onward:

Monday, Thursday, Friday &Saturday eve at 8p, Tuesday eve at 7p, Sunday eve at 7:30p. Saturday & Sunday mat at 2p. Dark Wednesday.

Performance schedule variation: Week of April 25

No Monday evening performance 4/25. Added Wednesday evening performance 4/27 at 8:00p.

For more information, visit:

Get Priscilla Queen of the Desert Tickets

www.priscillaonbroadway.com

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