The film is emblematic of the LGBT community, Priscilla queen of the desert , an ode to tolerance, telling the story of three drag queens face homophobia ordinary so that they can pass through the australian desert at the wheel of a bus christened Priscilla . Critical and popular success with some 150 performances, the musical comedy, adapted from this feature-length film, was created in February 2017 on the stage of the Casino de Paris. The film, like its theatrical version, recites the greatest hits disco 70’s and 80’s, of which It’s raining men , I will Survive or Finally .
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“Priscilla is a particular show, in a very parisian”
“because of the complexity… of the spectacle, a social and economic conditions unfavourable, this musical suffers from does not meet his public in the province, we are therefore sorry to announce the cancellation of the tour,” says the company’s Cheyenne Productions . Philippe Hersen, director at the Casino de Paris, “regrets this situation, in the name of the troop. “ Priscilla is a particular show, in a very parisian, and we are not surprised that his message of tolerance does not meet the same enthusiasm in the provinces as in Paris”, he says.
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in addition, for technical reasons, the show gave during the tour, could not benefit from the same infrastructure than the Casino. In 2017, Priscilla queen of the desert won the prize of the musical, awarded by The new yorker , the Crystal Globe for best comedy musical, the Trophy for best musical, as well as a nomination for the Molière.