C. David Johnson, Tony Sheldon, Nick Adams and Will Swenson
(© Tristan Fuge)
C. David Johnson, Tony Sheldon, Nick Adams and Will Swenson
(© Tristan Fuge)
On Friday, September 24, the stars of Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical met with members of the press before leaving New York to start the show's 12-week engagement at Toronto's The Princess of Wales Theatre.

After that engagement concludes, the show will begin a run at Broadway's Palace Theatre on February 28. The production is directed by Simon Phillips.

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.

The show will star 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 more information about the show, click here.

Ashley Spencer, Jacqueline Arnold, Anastacia McCleskey
(© Tristan Fuge)
Ashley Spencer, Jacqueline Arnold, Anastacia McCleskey
(© Tristan Fuge)
The shoes
(© Tristan Fuge)
The shoes
(© Tristan Fuge)