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Priscilla Queen of the Desert

The Tidal Wave of Gay Portrayals of the Trans Experience

Dana Beyer | Posted 06.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

So we have one more example of gay men performing drag for major audiences and misconstruing for the masses what it means to be transgender.

Interview: Terence Stamp and Unfinished Song

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At 74, his eyes are still exceptionally blue and a little bit mischievous. He sits calmly, listens to a question about how often he is offered roles like the one he plays in Unfinished Song, and smiles.

Adding Music to Movies by Way of the Stage: Sleepless in Seattle to Kinky Boots

James Sims | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts
James Sims

Glancing at the shows nominated for Best Musical for this year's Tony Awards, it is easy to mistake the list as being a Hollywood box office report.

Priscilla Still Queen At Pantages

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

An evening at the The Pantages in Los Angeles for the touring production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is exactly what one would think: an evening of camp, of glamor, of sequins and catty remarks, of laughter and tears.

LOOK: Inside Priscilla's Closet

| Posted 04.04.2013 | Miami

With glitter, confetti and over 500 fabulous Tony Award-winning costumes, Priscilla Queen Of The Desert makes her way to Miami and onto the stage of t...

A Drag-tastic Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Pulls Out All the Stops

Robert Bullen | Posted 05.22.2013 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

Crammed on a bus with a seemingly unlimited supply of champagne, outfits and imagination, it's an adventure for all. Now, Priscilla isn't high art, but for what it is, it's pretty fantastic.

Another Broadway Play Bites The Dust

AP | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The wild – and exuberant – ride of "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" is coming to an end on Broadway. Producers said Wednesday ...

Actor Guy Pearce Pumps Up for Lockout

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.17.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Stranded in outer space, stranded in Serbia -- how much different can it be? Not much, says actor Guy Pearce, whose newest film, Lockout, opened Friday.

New Report Claims Broadway Audience 'Whiter Than Ever'

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

A new report shows that Broadway's audience is becoming increasingly homogeneous. The 2010-11 season saw a large dip in foreign patrons, while caucasi...

Hail to the Queens: Priscilla on Broadway Is a Global Culture Girl's Best Friend

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.18.2011 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

Watching Priscilla Queen of the Desert made me believe the world can indeed be a better place, one where sequins, feathers and great men (albeit ones dressed as women) lead us on a journey towards love and acceptance.

Lite-Fare: Cool D-Lites for a Hot Summer, SEI Water, Bar D'eau, Hotel Americano, Priscilla Queen Of The Desert, The Musical, Pilobolus, Roseanne...

Jill Lynne | Posted 10.01.2011 | New York
Jill Lynne

SEI Water, Bar d'Eau, Hotel Americano, Priscilla, Pilobolus, Roseanne...

Broadway Musicians' Union Sounds Off About Recorded Music

Jonathan Handel | Posted 07.16.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

The fur -- and feather boas -- are flying in New York, where the Broadway musicians' union is waging what the New York Times calls "an unusually aggre...

Nick Adams Keeps on the Drag for Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert

James Sims | Posted 06.29.2011 | Arts
James Sims

Priscilla is the story of three friends who head out on an adventure across the Australian outback, each in search of something missing in their lives.

Priscilla, How to Succeed

Howard Kissel | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts
Howard Kissel

Perhaps I found Priscilla dispiriting because I had been so exhilarated the night before by Rob Ashford's revival of Frank Loesser's How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Stage Door: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.26.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

This drag is a drag. Priscilla, based on the wonderful 1994 cult movie, is less a Broadway musical than a bad drag show on steroids.

Theater: "Priscilla" Totters In

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It would be nice to say Priscilla is harmless fluff, but it just isn't true.

London Theater on my Mind

Barbara Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barbara Isenberg

Every year, I go to London to get my theater fix. My small group of fellow theater lovers in tow, I hit six shows in eight days, and it never seems too much.