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31 March 2010 @ 05:16 pm
Don Gallagher, the new Bernadette, performs 'Colour My World' with Jason Donovan (Tick/Mitzi) and Oliver Thornton (Adam/Felicia), with the rest of the Priscilla cast on The Alan Titchmarsh Show. direct link

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24 March 2010 @ 09:28 pm
Priscilla won 'Best Costume' at the Olivier Awards. source. The new cast also performed.

You can view a video of the cast celebrating their first birthday in the West End with Beverly Hills Bakery here.
 
 
07 March 2010 @ 12:14 pm
The cast performed 'Colour My World' for Let's Dance For Sport's Relief.

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Current Music: Annie Lennox - Into The West
 
 
15 February 2010 @ 12:54 pm
Priscilla won Best New Musical, best supporting actor (Oliver Thornton), Best Set Design (Brian Thomson) and Best Choreography (Ross Coleman) at the What's On Stage Award.

You can see the full results here.
 
 
08 February 2010 @ 11:51 pm
John Bowe will be taking over from Clive Carter as Bob in the London production. You can read his Wikipedia entry here.

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08 February 2010 @ 11:52 am
Best New Musical
Dreamboats and Petticoats
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Spring Awakening
Sister Act

Best Actor in a Musical/Entertainment
Rowan Atkinson for Oliver!
Aneurin Barnard for Spring Awakening
Bob Golding for Morecambe
Alexander Hanson for A Little Night Music
Tony Sheldon for Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Best Costume Design
Hello Dolly! designed by Peter McKintosh at the Open Air
Madame de Sade designed by Christopher Oram, Donmar at Wyndhams
The Misanthrope designed by Amy Roberts at the Comedy
Priscilla Queen of the Desert designed by Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner at the Palace

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29 January 2010 @ 01:09 pm
The new lead cast members are:
Bernadette - Don Gallagher
Divas - Portia Emare
Diva - Charlotte Riby
Miss Understanding - Newley Aucutt
Marion - Yvette Robinson

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29 January 2010 @ 01:09 am
Clive Carter (Bob) will be leaving the show on 6 March to takeover as 'The Wizard' in the West End production of Wicked. (source)
 
 
20 January 2010 @ 08:15 pm
Priscilla Queen of the Desert now booking to 26 Feb 2011

Priscilla Queen of the Desert - The Musical, has increased its booking period - tickets now on sale to 26 Feb 2011.

The show opened at the Palace Theatre 23 March 2009, following previews from 10 March to mostly good notices from the popular press: THE EVENING STANDARD says, "I welcome it with open arms and a glad rag-bag of positive adjectives." THE GUARDIAN says, "It is gaudy, garish and loud and seems to be as much about costumes as content." THE TIMES says, "There’s energy, fun, tunefulness and, above all, the most outrageous swirl of costumes that I...have yet encountered." THE DAILY TELEGRAPH says, "Wildly entertaining."
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27 December 2009 @ 07:03 pm
Todd McKenney taps into a wealth of experience
TODD McKenney, the controversial "nasty" judge on Dancing With The Stars, is dusting off his tap shoes for his first serious bout of tap dancing in 20 years.

The Sunday Telegraph can reveal exclusively that McKenney will star alongside iOTA in Smoke And Mirrors at The Famous Spiegeltent from January 7 for the Sydney Festival.

Devised and directed by Craig Ilott (who directed iOTA in the award-winning cult musical Hedwig And The Angry Inch), the new production replaces sexed-up burlesque show La Clique - one of the hottest tickets of the past three festivals.
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