Priscilla Queen Of The Desert, The Hit Musical, Makes Its SA Debut

Get ready for the most fun you’ll have in the theatre as the curtain lifts on the critically acclaimed hit adult musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, opening at Montecasino on Saturday with a special public holiday performance at 18:00 on 01 May 2017. You certainly don’t want to miss this spectacular must-see dazzling musical. 

Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical originally opened in Australia in 2006 and after a sell-out two-year run it opened on London’s West End, followed by Broadway in New York. It has won awards all over the world, including prestigious Olivier and Tony awards.

What Is Priscilla Queen of the Desert About?

Priscilla Queen of the Desert is a heart-warming and uplifting tale of three drag artist friends who hop aboard a battered old bus, AKA “Priscilla”, and go off on the adventure of a lifetime through the Australian Outback to perform in Alice Springs. On the way they find friendship, love and far more than they ever dreamed of.

With a dazzling array of over 500 award-winning costumes, 200 extraordinary headdresses and a hit parade of dance floor favourites including I Will Survive, Hot Stuff, Finally, Boogie Wonderland, Go West, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, and I Love The Nightlife, this wildly fresh and funny musical is the most fun you will have in the theatre!

The exceptionally talented South African 28-member cast, live band, crew and creative team will give audiences an unforgettable performance and a theatrical experience with all the sparkle to share in Priscilla’s “fabulousness”.


When Is It?

From Saturday, 29 April 2017 to Sunday, 18 June 2017. Show times are as follows:

  • No Monday performances
  • Weekdays: Tuesdays to Fridays: 20:00
  • Weekends: Saturdays: 15:00, 20:00 and Sundays: 14:00, 18:00


Where Is It?

The Teatro at Montecasino, 01 Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Tickets cost between R150 and R500. Tickets prices are as follows:

  • Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays/Sunday evenings: R150, R250, R350, R450
  • Fridays/Saturdays/Sunday matinees: R200, R300, R400, R500

Book now at Computicket by calling 0861 915 8000, visit Computicket or your nearest Computicket service centre.  This musical contains some strong language and adult themes, therefore parental guidance is recommended for children under the age of 12.


For More Information

For further information, visit or Stay current on the latest news on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube #PriscillaSA.

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4 thoughts on “Priscilla Queen Of The Desert, The Hit Musical, Makes Its SA Debut

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