The original recording of the Broadway cast for Priscilla Queen of the Desert the musical will be available for purchase at the Palace Theater from March 15. The album, from Rhino Records, will be available for purchase in stores and online on April 5.
Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott adapted the performance of the Oscar-winning film about three friends looking for love and friendship in the middle of the Australian outback. The sheet music is made up of well-known dancefloor songs. Simon Phillips directs.
Priscilla had its world premiere in Sydney in 2006. The London production is now in its third year in the West End at the Palace Theater. The musical recently wrapped up a tour of Toronto and will perform at the Palace Theater on Broadway, starting premieres on February 28 with a grand opening on March 20.
The tracklist for the new recording reflects the changes made to the American incarnation of the musical. Songs will include “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got To Do With It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Material Girl”, “Go West”, “I Say A Little Prayer”, “I Love nightlife â,â True Colors â,â Verdi: Follie Delirio vano e questo! â,â Color My World â,â I Will Survive â,â A Fine Romance â,â Shake Your Groove Thing â,â Pop Muzik â , “A Fine Romance (reprise)”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”, “MacArthur Park”, “Always On My Mind / I Say A Little Prayer”, “Like A Prayer”, “We Belong , ” and finally.” The album will be produced by Stephen “Spud” Murphy and Frank Filipetti.
The show stars Nick Adams (Adam / Felicia), Tony Sheldon (Bernadettte) and Will Swenson (Tick / Mitzi), as well as Mike McGowan (Frank), C. David Johnson (Bob), James Brown III (Jimmy), Nathan Lee Graham (Miss Understanding), J. Elaine Marcos (Cynthia), Jessica Phillips (Marion), Steve Schepis (Farrah) and Keala Settle (Shirley).
The cast also includes Ashley Spencer, Jacqueline Arnold, Anastacia McCleskey, Thom Allison, Kyle Brown, Bryan West, Tad Wilson, Joshua Buscher, Susan Dunstan, Gavin Lodge, David Lopez, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Jeff Metzler and Eric Sciotto.