Encore Theatre Company

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

The Musical

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Event Venue

Princess Theatre

Event Dates & Times

  • Thu, Mar 16 2023 7:30pm
  • Fri, Mar 17 2023 7:30pm
  • Sat, Mar 18 2023 7:30pm
  • Sun, Mar 19 2023 5:00pm
  • Wed, Mar 22 2023 7:30pm
  • Thu, Mar 23 2023 7:30pm
  • Fri, Mar 24 2023 7:30pm
  • Sat, Mar 25 2023 1:00pm
  • Sat, Mar 25 2023 7:30pm
  • Sun, Mar 26 2023 5:00pm
  • Wed, Mar 29 2023 7:30pm
  • Thu, Mar 30 2023 7:30pm
  • Fri, Mar 31 2023 7:30pm
  • Sat, Apr 1 2023 1:00pm
  • Sat, Apr 1 2023 7:30pm

Running Time

2 hours and 40 mins


  • $80 - Premium (inc Drink & program voucher)
  • $46 - $60 - A Reserve
  • $40 - $55 - B Reserve

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

General public tickets will go onsale Monday 8 August


Get ready to shake your groove thing Tasmania, because the Tasmanian Premiere production of Priscilla Queen of The Desert, The Musical is about to knock your frocks off!

Based on the Oscar-winning movie, Priscilla Queen of The Desert is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of.

It's the world’s best party musical featuring hit songs from the movie, including It’s Raining Men, I Love the Night Life, I Will Survive, Shake Your Groove Thing, Hot Stuff, Go West, Don’t Leave Me This Way and many more.

Proudly presented by Encore Theatre Company, all this feathered fabulousness and sequined splendour comes from the team that brought you Chicago, Mamma Mia, We Will Rock You and Strictly Ballroom.

Don’t Miss the Bus & Book Early!


17 March – 1 April 2023


Show Info

Priscilla is a fun, feel-good musical which at its heart tells a simple story about acceptance of yourself and others. The productions includes strong language. Adult themes including sex, death and cross-dressing are referenced in the musical.

 We would encourage parents and teachers to use their own judgement as to the age-appropriateness of the show, however we would recommend it for audiences 14 years and above.

Group tickets available, please see our pricing tab or contact the Theatre North Box Office on 

Phone: 6331 0052 or Email: boxoffice@theatrenorth.com.au

Please refrain from attending this event if you are feeling unwell or are carrying respiratory symptoms. For more information on Covid safety, please see Covid-Safe Visit

Staggered Arrival times will be applied and details will be sent in a pre-show email 48 hours prior to performance.

Mask Wearing 

Masks are no longer mandatory at the theatre, however we strongly encourage patrons to wear one.  

Our staff will be wearing facemasks to assist in keeping them healthy and to keep the show on the road.

Access Seating: Please call the box office on 6331 0052 to discuss options. For More information click here

Processing Fee Info: A processing fee of $6 applies to tickets purchased online. This is a per transaction fee, not per ticket fee, which will be applied at the end of your purchase.

Creative Credits

  • Director - Danny Gibson
  • Musical Directors - Denise Sam & Michael Stocks
  • Choreographer - Michelle Withington
  • Executive Producer - Belinda J King

Encore Theatre Company presents

Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical


Written by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture. Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc

Musical Arrangements and Orchestrations by Stephan ‘Spud’ Murphy

Developed for the Stage and Original Direction by Simon Phillips

By Arrangement with Nullarbor Productions In association with MGM On Stage Exclusively licensed by Origin Theatrical Pty Ltd



  • $80 - PREMIUM (includes Drink & Program Voucher)
  • Premium tickets & vouchers must be collected from the box office - Concessions not available


  • $60 - Full Price
  • $55 - Concession/Student
  • $55 each - Group (10+)
  • $46 - Child under 16 years


  • $55 - Full Price
  • $46 - Concession/Student
  • $46 - Group (10+)
  • $40 - Child under 16 years

All Babes in Arms (2 years and under) will require a ticket, available from the Box Office.

School group prices available. email boxofficemanager@theatrenorth.com.au to request a booking form.

Concessions available for Pensioners, Seniors, Health Care Card holders and Full Time Students.

Companion Cards accepted.

Reserved seating

A processing fee of $6 applies to tickets purchased online. This is a per transaction fee, not per ticket fee, which will be applied at the end of your purchase.

for all other enquires Phone: 6331 0052 or Email Theatre North at boxoffice@theatrenorth.com.au