DAVID IAN PRODUCTIONS AND THE AMBASSADOR THEATRE GROUP PRESENT
THE UK TOUR OF THE INTERNATIONAL SMASH HIT MUSICAL PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
JASON DONOVAN as TICK
RICHARD GRIEVE as BERNADETTE
AND GRAHAM WEAVER as FELICIA
OPENING AT MANCHESTER OPERA HOUSE
ON SATURDAY 9 FEBRUARY 2013
David Ian Productions and the Ambassador Theatre Group are delighted to announce the UK tour of the international smash hit musical PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT opening at the Manchester Opera House on Saturday 9 February 2013 where it will play until Saturday 23 February 2013. Full tour schedule attached.
JASON DONOVAN will reprise the role of Tick (to 4 May 2013 only), the part he played when the show originally opened in the West End. Jason reached the final of last year’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. He has had a hugely successful and varied career as both an actor and world-wide recording artist, selling over 13 million albums to date. As well as “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” his other West End credits include the title role in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and Caractacus Potts in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”. His touring credits include Captain Von Trapp in “The Sound of Music”, Frank N Furter in “The Rocky Horror Show”, the title role in John Doyle’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd” and he can currently be seen as The Artilleryman in “The War of the Worlds”. His television credits include “Neighbours” and “Echo Beach”. He was also a finalist in ITV’s smash hit “I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!”. RICHARD GRIEVE will play Bernadette having previously played the part of Tick in the West End production of the show. He is probably best known as Jonny Foster in “Emmerdale”. A native Australian, he played Sam Kratz in “Neighbours” and Dr Lachlan Frazer in “Home and Away”. His UK theatre credits include the national tour of “Footloose - The Musical” and “Bells Are Ringing” at the Unicorn Theatre. His theatre credits in Australia include Greg Connell in “The Boy from Oz” and “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”. GRAHAM WEAVER will play Felicia, which he played in the West End production of the show. His other theatre credits include Mary Sunshine in “Chicago” and “Assassins”.