West Bromwich Operatice Company Announce Cast for Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical

26 Jan 2018

Published in: Member News

Katie Walker Marion Luca Marandola and Georgie Hodson Benji and Tye Harris Tick in Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The MusicalTo mark Australia Day today, West Bromwich Operatic Society and Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announce the cast for Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical from 24th - 28th April.

Following recent auditions the young stars of the show who will alternate the role of Benji are Georgie Hodson, aged 11 from Bloxwich and Luca Marandola, aged 12 from Tettenhall.

Georgie and Luca join Tye Harris as Tick/Mitzi, John Wetherall as Bernadette, Zachary Hollinshead as Adam/Felicia, Niamh Allen, Tasheka Coe and Sarah Moors as the Divas, Simon Pugh as Bob, Elliott Mann as Miss Understanding, Katie Walker as Marion, Trish Humphreys as Shirley, Sophie Louise Johnson as Cynthia, Matt Evans as Farrah and Alex Wolliscroft as Young Bernadette. The company is completed by a talented group of local performers.

Direction is by Ben Cole, Musical Direction is by Adam Joy and Claire Flavell is choreographer.

Recent productions from West Bromwich Operatic Society at the Grand Theatre include Rock Of Ages (2017), Made In Dagenham (2016), Sunset Boulevard and Ghost The Musical (2015) and Sister Act (2014).

Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical originally opened in Australia and after a sell-out two year run, opened in London's West End followed by Broadway in the United States.

Get ready for the ride of your life! Based on the movie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of. With a dazzling array of outrageous costumes and a hit parade of dancefloor favorites including "Say a Little Prayer', "Go West', "Hot Stuff' and "Always on My Mind', this wildly fresh and funny new musical is a journey to the heart of fabulous!

Tickets for Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical from 24th - 28th April are now on sale by visiting the Grand Theatre in person, calling 01902 429212 or online at www.grandtheatre.co.uk.

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