Anastacia McCleskey, Jacqueline B. Arnold,
C. David Johnson, and Ashley Spencer
(© Tristan Fuge)
Anastacia McCleskey, Jacqueline B. Arnold,
C. David Johnson, and Ashley Spencer
(© Tristan Fuge)
On Wednesday, January 26, members of the press visited the cast recording session for Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical, which will begin previews at Broadway's Palace Theatre on February 28 with an official opening on March 20. The album will be released by Rhino on March 15.

Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott have adapted the show from the Academy Award-winning film about three friends searching for love and friendship in the middle of the Australian outback. The score is made up of well-known dance-floor songs: "It's Raining Men," "What's Love Got To Do With It," "Don't Leave Me This Way," "Material Girl," "Go West," "I Say A Little Prayer," "I Love the Nightlife," "True Colors," "Verdi: Follie Delirio vano e questo!," "Color My World," "I Will Survive," "A Fine Romance," "Shake Your Groove Thing," "Pop Muzik," "A Fine Romance (reprise)," "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," "Hot Stuff," "MacArthur Park," "Always On My Mind / Like A Prayer," "We Belong," and "Finally." The album will be produced by Stephen "Spud" Murphy and Frank Filipetti.

The show stars Nick Adams (Adam/Felicia), Tony Sheldon (Bernadettte), and Will Swenson (Tick/Mitzi), along with Mike McGowan (Frank), C. David Johnson (Bob), James Brown III (Jimmy), Nathan Lee Graham (Miss Understanding), J. Elaine Marcos (Cynthia), Jessica Phillips (Marion), Steve Schepis (Farrah), and Keala Settle (Shirley).

The cast also includes Ashley Spencer, Jacqueline Arnold, Anastacia McCleskey, Thom Allison, Kyle Brown, Bryan West, Tad Wilson, Joshua Buscher, Susan Dunstan, Gavin Lodge, David Lopez, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Jeff Metzler and Eric Sciotto.

For tickets and more information, click here.

Will Swenson, Tony Sheldon, and Nick Adams
(© Tristan Fuge)
Will Swenson, Tony Sheldon, and Nick Adams
(© Tristan Fuge)