Theatre reviews: Priscilla Queen regarding the Desert, Playhouse, Edinburgh

Theatre reviews: Priscilla Queen regarding the Desert, Playhouse, Edinburgh

IN A BLACK road, a new homosexual guy is beaten up by regional thugs. It’s a typical scene, both in drama plus in reality; plus it’s no coincidence so it features both in for the big mainstage shows playing in Edinburgh this week, during the Festival and Playhouse theatres. In Cabaret, it is the rise of Nazi physical physical violence regarding the streets of 1930s Berlin; as well as in Priscilla Queen associated with the Desert, it is a lot of rednecks in a little town into the Australian bush using it down on Adam (also called Felicia), the young Sydney drag queen who may have accompanied our hero Tick and their older trans buddy Bernadette on a riotous coach journey across Australia to Alice Springs, where Tick – now likewise a drag queen in Sydney – wants to reconnect using the the son he fathered during a short youthful wedding.

Priscilla Queen associated with Desert, Playhouse, Edinburgh **** | Still No clue, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh ****

Joe McFadden, Miles Western and Nick Hayes celebrate most of the camp joys of drag

On the basis of the famous 1994 movie – with book by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott – the 2006 phase musical form of Priscilla is just a celebratory coming-out show par excellence, revelling when you look at the freedom to place queer culture centre phase, and celebrate all of the super-camp joys of drag. Continue reading “Theatre reviews: Priscilla Queen regarding the Desert, Playhouse, Edinburgh”