Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Tony Sheldon Interview Priscilla West End / Broadway….
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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a musical with a book by Australian film director-writer Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, using well-known pop songs as its score.
Tony Sheldon owned the roll starring on Broadway and in the West End.
Adapted from Elliott’s 1994 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the musical tells the story of two drag queens and a transsexual, who contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert.
Sheldon is a remarkable actor with a captivating voice….
You’ll love Tony Sheldon from Priscilla in the West End and Broadway!
Sheldon comes from one of Australia’s leading theatrical families: his mother is Toni Lamond, his aunt Helen Reddy, and his grandmother Stella Lamond.
He won the 2005 Helpmann Award, the Sydney Critics Award, the Mo Award and the Glugs Award for his performance as Roger de Bris in The Producers.
He was also nominated for a Helpmann and a Green Room Award for his work in The Witches of Eastwick in 2003.
He wrote and directed The Times of My Life at the Ensemble Theatre (2006) and the Adelaide Cabaret Festival for his mother, Toni Lamond.
Sheldon has played more than 1200 performances as Bernadette in Priscilla Queen of the Desert in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, West End (2009) and Toronto prior to the Broadway premiere in March 2011.
He won the Green Room Award, Best Male Artist in a Leading Role, and was nominated for an Olivier Award (2010, London).
He was nominated for the Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in Priscilla on Broadway.
As they head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla, the three friends come to the forefront of a comedy of errors, encountering a number of strange characters, as well as incidents of homophobia, while widening comfort zones and finding new horizons.
Priscilla Queen of the Desert puts the F in Fabulous!! It’s so much fun!
Recorded May 2010 by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio.