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Priscilla Queen of the Desert comes to London at Bridewell Theatre

Sedos PriscillaSedos presents a new sell-out production of the award-winning musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Bridewell Theatre, off Fleet Street, from 22nd November – 2nd December 2017. The musical, which has book by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, is based on the 1994 Oscar winning Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

The critically-acclaimed stage musical version of Priscilla has played to packed houses all over the world during its 11-year journey since its premiere in Sydney in 2006. Sedos’ new production of Priscilla promises a vibrant and energetic production – with a cast of 25, many of whom are featuring in their first Sedos production.

A colourful and vibrant spectacular featuring all-time dance and pop hits from the 80’s and 90’s, the story follows the adventure of three friends brought together under unique circumstances. They travel in a wonderfully quirky bus from the glamour and sparkle of Sydney as they ‘Go West’ into the heart of the Australian desert continent.
The production has direction by Angus Jacobs, musical direction by Ryan Macaulay and choreography by Eloise Horton.

Director Angus Jacobs said: “We are thrilled to be bringing our special touch to this wonderful production and even more so that the run is completely sold out. We have designed some stunning original costumes for this production and coupled with the unique challenges (or opportunities!) presented by getting a moving bus onto the stage of the Bridewell Theatre, we are really thrilled with our fresh take on the show.

“From our first workshops back in July to our opening night later this month, the team have worked so hard and we can’t wait to share ‘our Priscilla’ with the audience.”

Since 2012 Sedos has been the resident theatre company at the Bridewell Theatre.
More information about SEDOS

LISTINGS DETAILS
Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical

Book by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, and based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
Wednesday 22 November to Saturday 2 December 2017
Evenings at 7.30pm, Saturday matinees at 2.30pm
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, off Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ
The whole run is sold out, but returns may be available from the theatre box office, which opens 30 minutes before the performance. More info: sedos.co.uk

CAST
Tick | Richard Upton
Adam | Ian Thiele-Long
Bernadette | Alex McKinven
Diva | Victoria Greenway
Diva | Corin Miller
Diva | Skyla Loureda
Bob | Mark Macey
Miss Understanding | John Bainton
Marion | Natalie Harding-Moore
Shirley | Rowena Turner
Cynthia | Romana Moss
Frank | Andy Macpherson
Jimmy | Claire Linney
Farrah | Alex Magliaro
Pastor | Chris Warner
Benji | Matthew Cise and Evan Huntley-Robertson

Ensemble:
Sarah Berryman
Lauren Coffey
James Franey
Matt Madeley
Emma Morgan
Tashan Nicholas
Caroline Scott
Ben Thiele-Long
Rebecca Weymouth
Josh Yeardley

PRODUCTION TEAM
Director | Angus Jacobs
Musical Director | Ryan Macaulay
Choreographer| Eloise Horton
Assistant Director | Laura Graham-Matheson
Producer | Lizzie Drapper
Set Designer | Steve King
Lighting Designer | Olly Levett
Sound Designer | Adrian Jeakins
Stage Manager | Andrew Laidlaw
Committee Liaison | Stephen Beeny

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