Road trip! Casting has been announced for the first national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, starring Wade McCollum as Tick/Mitzi, Scott Willis as Bernadette and Bryan West as Adam/Felicia. The fabulous trio will hit the road beginning January 8, 2013 at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
In addition to McCollum, West and Willis, the Priscilla Queen of the Desert tour will feature Joe Hart as Bob. Rounding out the cast are Emily Afton, Nik Alexzander, John Capes, Andrew Chappelle, Shane Davis, Alex DeLeo, Taurean Everett, Christy Faber, Amy Hillner, Bre Jackson, Chris Klink, David Koch, Ralph Meitzler, Alex Rinler, Babs Rubenstein, Travis Taber, Brit West, Will B. Whitesell and Chelsea Zeno.
Featuring a book by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, Priscilla Queen of the Desert uses classic pop and disco songs to tell the story of three friends who head to Alice Springs, Australia, to perform in a drag show. As they travel together in a lavender bus, the friends encounter wild characters and wacky situations.
McCollum appeared in the Chicago company of Jersey Boys and off-Broadway in Triassic Parq. He stars as Nolan Grigsby on the web series Submissions Only. Willis appeared in State Fair on Broadway, and The Fantasticks off-Broadway. West appeared in Priscilla and Hairspray on Broadway.
The national tour will play 17 cities, including Pittsburgh, Miami, Orlando and Austin.
Click below to see clips from Priscilla's Broadway run!