A show about drag queens on Broadway? That will never work right? Wrong. How about a little show called La Cage Aux Folles. Winner of last year's Tony Award for Best Musical Revival and one of Broadway's most popular shows. Well what about the fact that the show features some of the biggest hits of the 70's and 80's. Hello?
Ever heard of Mamma Mia or Rock of Ages? Priscilla Queen of the Desert which is based on the 1994 cult film is not only one of this season's most highly anticipated new shows but continues to play to packed houses in the West End where it received a nomination for Best Musical of the Year. Previews for the Broadway production are set to begin at the Palace Theatre on February 28 with opening night scheduled for March 20.
Leading the cast are Tony nominee Will Swenson (Hair, Rock of Ages)) as Mitzi, Nick Adams (Guys and Dolls, La Cage Aux Folles) as Felicia, and Tony Sheldon who received a 2010 Olivier nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. Now while I saw the movie when it first opened I don't remember that much about it except that I recall laughing quite a bit.
What can I say? Drag queens lip-syncing to "Shake Your Grove Thing" and "I Will Survive" is as good as it gets. By the way good seats are still available for all performances. In fact of you call right now you can get tickets to Priscilla for prices that can't be beat. This "Special Offer" is good right now thru April 18 so don't delay. Get your tickets to see Priscilla Queen Of the Desert. I guarantee it will have you dancing in the aisles.
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