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Solid introduced for Priscilla the Celebration! – There Ought To Be Clowns


The complete forged has been introduced for the eagerly awaited Priscilla the Celebration! at HERE @ Outernet in London’s Soho.  Trevor Ashley will play ‘Gaye Cliché’, Owain Williams ‘Tick’ / ‘Mitzi’, Dakota Starr ‘Bernadette’ and Reece Kerridge ‘Adam’ / ‘Felicia’, with Grace Galloway, Gracie Lai and Sara Louise because the ‘Divas’ and Steven Serlin as ‘Bob the Mechanic’, with Joni Ayton-Kent as Alternate ‘Bernadette’.  Additionally within the forged might be John McGlone, Matthew Facchino, Isidro Ridout, Brandon Gale, William Elijah-Lewis, Samuel Stokes, Dan Holland, Kimberly Blake, Lucy Park, Maria Myatt and Teagan Denham.

Randall A. Buck, Patrick Bywalski and Rod Gunner, in affiliation with Nullarbor Productions, Blue Stage Leisure and MGM On Stage current Priscilla the Celebration! at HERE @ Outernet.  With a guide by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott and extra materials by Phil Scott, based mostly on the Latent Picture/Particular Movies Movement Image distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., Priscilla the Celebration! is a grand celebration of 30 years of glamour and iconic leisure and might be staged by the inventive workforce behind Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical – you possibly can count on the identical award-winning costumes and head-dresses, re-directed by authentic director Simon Phillips.

Trevor Ashley is considered one of Australia’s most sought-after and profitable performers.  He lately was the runner-up in Queen of the Universe, the worldwide drag singing competitors hosted by Graham Norton, streamed worldwide.  In theatre, he has starred as Thénardier in Les Misérables, Herod in Jesus Christ Celebrity, the unique Australian Edna Turnblad in Hairspray and he created the function of Miss Understanding in Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical.  He has simply accomplished a sell-out run of Joseph and the Superb Technicolour Dreamcoat as Pharaoh.  He made his West Finish debut in 2013 in Liza (on an E), through which he performed Liza Minnelli.

Owain Williams’s theatre credit embody The Phantom of the Opera (His Majesty’s Theatre / Royal Albert Corridor), Les Misérables (twenty fifth Anniversary Tour / O2 Enviornment), Merrily We Roll Alongside (Theatr Clwyd) and Taboo (Brixton Clubhouse / London Palladium).  His TV presenting work consists of TAG (S4C), {a magazine} present for youngsters; Y Lifft / The Carry (S4C), the UK’s first multi-platform, utterly interactive gameshow for kids; Heno / Tonight (S4C), S4C’s primetime night journal present; Sam on the Display (S4C), an arts assessment present. 

Dakota Starr educated at LAMDA and their theatre credit embody Fisherman’s Buddies (UK Tour), Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s musical The Ladies (West Finish, Leeds Grand Theatre, The Lowry) and Troilus and Cressida (RSC).  Dakota’s display screen credit embody The DukeEmmerdaleOutlander and The Magnificent Eleven.  Dakota is non-binary.

Reece Kerridge’s theatre credit embody the Enviornment Excursions of Peter Pan An Enviornment Spectacular and Elf the Musical Enviornment SpectacularThe Spongebob Musical (authentic UK Tour forged), Prime Hat (The Mill at Sonning), Shrek the Musical (UK and Eire Tour), The Ebook of Mormon (Prince of Wales Theatre) and Our Home (Union Theatre).  Reece is the founder and co-host of Sit within the Stalls radio present, which broadcasts Saturday mornings on Field Workplace Radio.  Reece additionally performs because the Drag Artiste Gracie Lou.

Director Simon Phillips mentioned, “We’ve been telling theatregoers this story in over 30 nations now, for practically 20 years and, irrespective of the place now we have performed around the globe, multi-generational, various audiences – really, anybody intent on having an excellent time – have felt greater than welcome at a Priscilla present.  Given the immense mainstream visibility and recognition drag is having fun with, there has absolutely by no means been a greater time to have fun this heartfelt story of affection, friendship and acceptance and this spectacular, interactive manufacturing will embrace its viewers, immersing them in an expertise they may always remember.  This final celebration of Priscilla’s coming of age will carry everybody along with merely the most effective in feel-good leisure!”

Trans icon Munroe Bergdorf mentioned, “Priscilla is a timeless basic; for therefore many queer folks it was the primary time we noticed queer folks in films, that we noticed drag queens in films, that I noticed a trans girl on display screen…. I believe it’s actually vital we transfer with the occasions and supply new methods of telling tales which have impacted and empowered us all, so I’m very very excited and searching ahead to seeing [Priscilla the Party!]… it’s such a ground-breaking story, particularly when it comes to every thing occurring with the trans neighborhood proper now; that is what we’d like, we’d like tales that lead with pleasure, and to indicate that the trans expertise isn’t at all times about tragedy.”

Primarily based on the Oscar-winning film and Tony Award- and Olivier Award-winning musical, Priscilla the Celebration! tells the identical heart-warming, uplifting story of three mates, who hop aboard a battered previous bus to hunt fame and fortune in Alice Springs, and find yourself discovering greater than they may have ever dreamed of.  It’s 30 years because the unforgettable movie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, graced our screens and virtually 18 years since London first embraced the exceptional stage musical. Priscilla the Celebration! guarantees to be an unprecedented and unforgettable evolution of this legacy.

The stage is ready at HERE @ Outernet within the vibrant coronary heart of London’s Soho. This sensory expertise is poised to move contributors to the boundless Australian outback, a world of glitz, glamour and infinite leisure.  Attendees might be invited to unleash their internal diva as Priscilla Queen of the Desert transitions from a beloved musical into a rare immersive occasion.  Visitors can select between an unique premium eating expertise, that includes a luxurious three-course meal, or choose to sit down or stand on the dance flooring, the place a various array of bar snacks and drinks are available from the expansive bar space.

The viewers can count on an extravagant show of eye-popping costumes, an exhilarating soundtrack that encourages everybody to bop and sing alongside, and a present which unfolds throughout them.  There might be immersive dance flooring tickets as occurs at Guys and Dolls on the Bridge Theatre, with DJ and pre-show leisure much like Right here Lies Love on the Nationwide Theatre, a celebration sing-a-long environment like ABBA Voyage on the ABBA Enviornment, cabaret tables with eating choices much like Cabaret on the Playhouse Theatre and eating choices and post-show occasion as occurs at Mamma Mia! The Celebration – in different phrases, one thing for everybody!

The present will characteristic beloved classics, together with Sizzling StuffIt’s Raining MalesLadies Simply Wanna Have EnjoyableLastlyGo WestSay A Little PrayerBoogie WonderlandShake Your Groove Factor and I Will Survive.

From its dazzling debut in Sydney in 2006, the musical created by Allan Scott and Stephan Elliott has taken the world by storm.  It initially graced the London stage in 2009, earlier than conquering Broadway in 2011.  

The enduring message of acceptance and inclusivity that Priscilla carries stays as vital in the present day because it was when the curtains first rose.

Produced by Randall A. Buck, Patrick Bywalski and Rod Gunner, in affiliation with Nullarbor Productions, Blue Stage Leisure and MGM On Stage, Priscilla the Celebration! might be directed by Simon Phillips, with set and video design by Brian Thomson and Justin Nardella, costume design by Tim Chappell and Lizzy Gardiner, choreography by Andrew Hallsworth, musical preparations and orchestrations by Stephen ‘Spud’ Murphy, musical preparations, supervision and route by Steve Geere, lighting design by Per Hôrding, sound design by Ben Harrison and basic administration by RGM Productions.  

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