Monday, 15 June 2015

Open auditions announced for Priscilla UK tour

Debbie O'Brien Casting have announced that open auditions for the upcoming UK tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert will be held later this week.

Producers are looking for an actor to play the leading role of Adam (Felicia). Open auditions will take place at 10am (for 10.30am start) on Thursday 18th June 2015 at Dragon Hall in Covent Garden (17 Stukeley Street, WC2B 5LT).

Please see details below:
  • Must have excellent dance and vocal skills (strong rock tenor is essential) and muscular physique
  • Must be prepared to start in late July for 1 year contract
  • Please wear close fitting dance clothes and jazz trainers, and bring heels if you have them
  • Prepare one up tempo pop song, and bring photo
  • Bring CV and sheet music (no backing tracks)

The new UK tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert opens at the Manchester Opera House in August with Jason Donovan and Duncan James sharing the role of Tick. Further casting is yet to be announced.

Based on the smash-hit movie, Priscilla 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. The score features classics including It’s Raining Men, I Will Survive, Hot Stuff, Finally, Boogie Wonderland, Go West, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun and I Love The Nightlife.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert 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. It has won numerous awards all over the world, including Olivier and Tony awards.

Photo Credit: Paul Coltas

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