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Kravis Center: Tickets On Sale Now For Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical, April 23-28

Kravis Center: Tickets On Sale Now For Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical, April 23-28

 
 
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PRLog - Jan. 24, 2013 - THE FIRST NATIONAL TOUR
OF THE BROADWAY SENSATION
   

COMES TO THE KRAVIS CENTER
APRIL 23-28
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

(December 26, 2012) WEST PALM BEACH- Tickets are on sale now for the first national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical coming to The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, from April 23-28, 2013.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical will star Wade McCollum (“Tick/Mitzi”), Scott Willis (“Bernadette”) and Bryan West (“Adam/Felicia”) as the trio of friends, on a 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.  Joe Hart stars as “Bob.”

With over 500 dazzling 2011 Tony® Award-winning costumes, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical features a hit parade of over 20 dance-floor favorites including “It's Raining Men,” “Finally” and “I Will Survive.”

The new musical opened on Broadway to critical acclaim on March 20, 2011 at the Palace Theatre. The Hollywood Reporter called Priscilla “funny and fabulous! Joyous entertainment with eye-popping visuals and unexpected heart!”  NY-1 News raved “Beneath all that glitz beats a great big sequined heart!” WOR Radio sang “All the songs you’ve loved for years will blow you out of your seat!”

Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical won a 2011 Tony Award® for Best Costume Design for Academy Award® winners Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner’s designs. The new hit musical received three Best Musical award nominations from the Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award organizations. Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner were also honored with 2011 Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Costume Design.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical, the most successful Australian musical of all time, had its world premiere in Sydney in 2006.  Adapted from the 1994 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: Simon Phillips, choreography: Ross Coleman, musical supervision and arrangements: Stephen ‘Spud’ Murphy, set design: Brian Thomson, costume design: Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner, lighting design: Nick Schlieper, sound design: Jonathan Deans & Peter Fitzgerald, make up design: Cassie Hanlon.

For more information, visit: www.priscillaontour.com
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BIOGRAPHIES

WADE MCCOLLUM (Tick/Mitzi). Jersey Boys (Chicago/San Fran), Velociraptor of Faith in Triassic Parq the Musical (Off Broadway), Emcee in Cabaret (Dallas Theatre Center), Dracula in Steven Dietz's Dracula (GEVA/IRT),  Prior in Angels in America (Portland Playhouse), Woody in Toy Story the Musical (Disney/Pixar Workshop), The Narrator in Fly By Night, a new musical (TheatreWorks Palo Alto), Crumpet in The Santaland Diaries, Charlotte in I Am My Own Wife (Portland Center Stage), Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Los Angeles Celebration Theatre, Garland Award and LA Critic's Circle Award: Best Actor).  TV: Nolan Grigsby in season 2 of Broadway's favorite sitcom: “Submissions Only” www.submissionsonly.com. www.wadesong.com
SCOTT WILLIS (Bernadette). Who would have guessed twenty six years ago when Scott was backpacking through the Outback of Australia that he would now be making the very same trip to Ayers Rock in a bus named PRISCILLA?  Scott has performed in numerous Broadway and National Touring productions including the 30th Anniversary production of Annie as “Rooster Hannigan,” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s State Fair, the Tony Award-winning Crazy For You, David Merrick’s 42nd Street and the 50th Anniversary production of The Fantasticks in New York.  Annually, he stars as “Santa Claus” with the Radio City Rockettes in their Christmas Spectacular across America.
BRYAN WEST (Adam/Felicia) is thrilled to join the Priscilla tour direct from its fabulous Broadway run. Other Broadway credits include Hairspray, Wicked and Legally Blonde.
First national tours of Hairspray and Wicked and Wicked’s Los Angeles company. Recording artist BMG Records Europe.  To all the youth out there doubting themselves... It Gets Better!! Proud member of Actors Equity.

JOE HART (Bob).  Original Broadway Companies: Bonnie & Clyde, Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public.  National Tours: Annie Get Your Gun, Best Little Whorehouse In Texas with Alexis Smith, reprising his Aggie role in the film with Dolly Parton.  Ovation Award: Best Supporting Actor, Angels Of Lemnos; Ovation Nomination: Best Actor, Woman In Black (both Road Theater).  Other award winning shows: Bouncers (LA Drama Critics Circle), Anything Goes (Ovation), Napoli Milionaria (Ovation).  Film, TV, Commercials available IMDB.  Proud member of MTG and AEA.


Kravis on Broadway is sponsored by Denise and Bill Meyer. Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical runs Tuesday, April 23 at 8pm; Wednesday, April 24 at 2pm and 8pm, Thursday April 25 at 8pm; Friday, April 26 at 8pm; Saturday, April 27 at 2pm and 8pm; and Sunday, April 28 at 2pm. Tickets start at $25 and may be purchased now at the Official Kravis Center Website www.kravis.org/priscilla; by calling the Box Office at (561) 832-7469 or (800) 572-8471; in person at the Kravis Center Box Office located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach; and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Group orders of 10 or more receive a discount and may be placed by calling 561-651-4438 or 561-651-4304.

Beyond the Stage: Join us for a free pre-performance discussion by Jason Gillman and Jacqueline Bayne at 6:45 pm and a free musical presentation by Voices of Pride in the Dreyfoos Hall lobby at 7:15 pm on April 23.

About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts:
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts center whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality; by offering comprehensive arts education programs; by providing a Palm Beach County home in which local and regional arts organizations can showcase their work; and by providing economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County.

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palmbeachpr@yahoo.com.

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