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Bus named Priscilla is a million-dollar baby and ‘Queen’ of a flamboyant traveling show

Mar 18, 2013 – 10:19 pm
Scott Willis as Bernadette in Priscilla Queen of the Desert national tour Broadway in Chicago 2013 credit Joan Marcus

Preview: The bus has a name. Priscilla. And the Priscilla that’s coming to Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre is the same ostentatious vehicle with the glittering high heel on top that once revolved on a Broadway stage. “The original creators didn’t think it could be done,” says Scott Willis, who stars as the aging transsexual performing artist Bernadette in “Priscilla Queen of the Desert.” “But when it’s time to shuffle off to Buffalo, they always find a way to do it.” The show plays Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre March 19-30.

Broadway in Chicago, riding high, sets stage for ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ in a spring season splash

Jan 1, 2013 – 4:38 pm
Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox in the national tour production of Jekyll and Hyde

B’way bound ‘Big Fish’ starts here