Priscilla : Queen of the Desert The Musical

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Presented by Akron Civic Theatre at Akron Civic Theatre, Akron OH

Aug 29 - 31
Priscilla : Queen of the Desert The Musical

Priscilla : Queen of the Desert The Musical

Thursday Aug. 29, 2019 at 8:00pm
Akron Civic Theatre

Based on the 1994 popular movie of the same name, Priscilla Queen of the Desert follows the journey of two drag queens, Tick and Adam, and a transgender woman, Bernadette, as they travel across Australia in their bus, named Priscilla. Tick has been asked to perform at a hotel in Alice Springs by his estranged wife, Marion. Taking Adam and Bernadette along with him, the trio drive from Sydney to the remote resort town in the middle of the desert. Tick tells his companions that the trip is a favour to his wife, from whom he is separated, but does not reveal that he also has an 8-year-old son he does not know, but who now wants to meet his father. As they head west, Tick, Adam, and Bernadette learn to accept and support each other, whilst encountering a number of strange and colorful characters. After experiencing violent homophobic threats, Adam is forced to realize that not

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Cabaret: $20.00

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