Don’t miss the Theatre Under the Star’s 2013-2014 season debut with their kickoff production of Priscilla Queen of Desert, The Musical as three friends take on the road trip of a lifetime through the Australian outback.
The production will be at Hobby Center at 800 Bagby in Houston from September 29 – October 12, 2013.
Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Musical, has more than 500 dazzling 2011 Tony Award-winning costumes and a gratuitous collection of more than 20 dance-floor favorites including “It’s Raining Men,” “Finally” and “I Will Survive.”
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, the most successful Australian musical of all time, was adapted from the 1994 Academy Award® winning film, “The Adventures of 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.
This 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.
Tickets (starting at only $24) are available on-line at TUTS.com, by phone at (713) 558-TUTS (8887), outside the Houston area at (888) 558-3882, or in person at the Theatre Under The Stars Box Office, located at 800 Bagby at Walker.
An audio described performance is available Sunday, October 6 at 2 p.m.; open captioning is available Sunday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m.
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