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Monday, 18 April 2011 12:42

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Joins Million Dollar Club Grossing $1M+ Last Week

BROADWAY’S NEW HIT MUSICAL

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT

JOINS THE MILLIONAIRE’S CLUB

$1,003,206. Gross for Week Ending April 17, 2011

“All hail the Queen of Broadway!” – New York Post

“Audiences are flocking to Priscilla!” – The New York Times

“A musical extravaganza. Delightfully eye-catching and colorfully hilarious!” – Entertainment Weekly

Get Priscilla Queen of the Desert Tickets

Broadway’s new hit musical PRISCILLA Queen Of The Desert celebrated a top charting week and joined Broadway’s “Millionaire’s Club” - grossing $1,003,206. million for the week ending Sunday, April 17, 2011. 

The highest grossing new musical that has opened on Broadway this season also topped another chart this week as the Original Cast Recording of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Broadway Album Chart.

Following hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The MUSICAL opened to critical acclaim on March 20 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway).

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

For Tickets, Schedule and more information, visit:

www.priscillaonbroadway.com

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