From London to New York: Priscilla, Sister Act, War Horse and Jerusalem to open on Broadway
Our USA round-up of what’s hot on Broadway and beyond, including Daniel Radcliffe in How To Succeed…, transfers of Priscilla and Sister Act, Elaine Paige in Follies and much more.
Two West End stars left their roles in major shows this weekend. On Saturday night (29 May) Jason Donovan left Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Palace Theatre and Broadway star Will Swenson left Hair at the Gielgud Theatre.
The critics’ reception to Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical shimmies into the West End tonight, starting previews at the Palace Theatre in London’s West End. Billed as the ultimate feel-good show, pre-opening buzz and reports from its run in Sydney suggest that the musical’s timing is perfect. With acres of chiffon, millions of sequins and some show stopping numbers, it promises to banish any feelings of gloom from the capital. Based on the Oscar award-winning film, PRISCILLA tells the story of Tick (Jason Donovan), Bernadette (Tony Sheldon) and Adam (Oliver Thornton), three glamorous Sydney drag queens who agree to take their …