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Priscilla Queen of the Desert

The Musical

November 10th - 14th  2021

Civic Theatre Newcastle 


The iconic hit musical has more glitter than ever, featuring a dazzling array of incredible costumes, headdresses and a non-stop parade of dance-floor classics including 'It's Raining Men', 'I Will Survive', 'I Love The Nightlife', 'Finally', and many more.


Based on the Oscar-winning film, 'Priscilla' is the hilarious adventure of three friends (two drag queens and a transgender woman), who contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. As they head west from Sydney aboard their battered bus, Priscilla, the three friends come to the forefront of a comedy of errors, encountering a number of strange characters, as well as incidents of homophobia, while widening comfort zones and finding new horizons. Their epic journey is a heart-warming story of self-discovery, sassiness and acceptance.

Production Team:

Director - Julie Black 

Choreography - Mick Dean & Renee Youman

Costume Design - Bev Fewins & Steven Harrison

Wigs - George Francis 

Set Design - Graeme Black & Donna Nipperess

Props Design & Set Dress - Jennifer Halliburton

Lighting Design - Jacob Harwood


Bernadette - Drew Holmes

Tick - Dave Baker 

Adam - Luke Baker 

Divas - Nicolette Black, Rachel Davies,                          Cassandra Griffin 

Bob - Rob Vidler 

Shirley - Annie Devine 

Marion - Amber Curby 

Cynthia - Dana Deng

Miss Understanding - Justin Charlton

Benji - Lachlan McFarlane & Cooper Youman

Ensemble: Jeffery Cutts, Abby Daly, Michelle Dayton,  Mick Dean, Erin Finnane, Chelsea Jackaman, Michael King, Lizzy Lindus, Libby McAneney, Bill Parry, Mike Peters, Rory Pollock, Chauntelle O'Brien, Hannah Richens, Jordan Snook, Billy Styles, Liz Thomas, Sam Weston, Renae Youman

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