Saturday, September 10, 2011

Gig and Kid Await in 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert'

Mitzi (Will Swenson), Bernadette (Tony Sheldon) and Felicia (Nick Adams) embark on a colorful, musical roadtrip in “Priscilla Queen of the Desert.” Photo by Joan Marcus.


says roadtrip like three drag queens in a pink bus named “Priscilla.”

The men, Tick/Mitzi (Will Swenson), Bernadette (Tony Sheldon) and Adam/Felicia (Nick Adams), are crossing from Sydney through the Australian landscape headed for a gig at a casino in Alice Springs, clear at the other end of the country. The destination for one of them in “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” will also involve meeting the son he has never seen.

The excursion is both comic and heart-wrenching. There is a lot to like in “Priscilla Queen of the Desert,” including the energy of the fine cast, but it lacks freshness and a genuine connection in its story ... More shortly

1 comment :

  1. The pure lavishness of the production deserves to be knowledgeable as extravagantly as possible.


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