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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

TICKET GIVEAWAY! Priscilla, Queen of the Desert rolls into town on 24 March for what will be the first production in Showbiz Christchurch’s 2017 season.

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tilising over 700 costumes, wigs and headdresses from the UK touring show, Showbiz’s production will be the first New Zealand theatre company staging of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. The show opens at the Isaac Theatre Royal on 24 March until 8 April. Translating the iconic movie to a stage musical setting required significant changes by the authors of the film, Stephen Elliot and Allan Scott, and the musical’s writer and first director, Simon Phillips. The musical has evolved considerably since the first production left Australia eight years ago, and there are now several stage versions, all different yet all preserving the audience focus on

Showcasing a successful install

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“Thank you so much for making the whole process so easy and stress-free. We are loving the new copier, especially the awesome new stapleless stapling function!”

the show’s three unique characters and their personal and physical journey. The show’s enormous success has seen versions staged from South Korea to Sao Paulo and in just about every language including French, Portuguese, Spanish, Greek and Swedish. Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is without doubt Australia’s most successful theatrical export. Metropol is proud to have two double passes to give away to the Saturday 25 March show. To be in to win simply head to www.metropol.co.nz/win (or scan our QR code with your smart phone), put in your details and tick the competitions you want to be in to win. Entries close on Monday 13 March and the winners will be notified on Tuesday 14 March.

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By Arrangement with Nullarbor Productions in Association with MGM On Stage Exclusively Licensed by Origin Theatrical Pty Ltd

SHOWBIZ CHRISTCHURCH PRESENTS

- Emma Dyer Office Manager at Metropol

- Ryan O’Driscoll Account Manager at Ricoh

WRITTEN BY

Stephan Elliott & Allan Scott BASED ON THE

Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture DISTRIBUTED BY

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. MUSICAL ARRANGEMENTS AND ORCHESTRATIONS BY

Stephen ‘Spud’ Murphy DEVELOPED FOR THE STAGE AND ORIGINAL DIRECTION BY

Simon Phillips

Phone Ryan: 03 374 8388

BOOK 0800 842 538 NOW: ticketek.co.nz/showbiz For more information visit showbiz.org.nz

Isaac Theatre Royal

24 March-8 April

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