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MUSICAL THEATRE MELODIES - 4th October - "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (The Musical)"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 4th October at 9 p.m. will pay a 10th Anniversary tribute to the Australian "jukebox musical" Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, (based on the motion picture The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert written and directed by Stephan Elliott), from the 2006 original Australian cast recording starring Tony Sheldon, Jeremy Stanford, Michael Caton, Genevieve Lemon, Marney McQueen and Lena Cruz, with Sophie Carter, Amelia Cormack, Christina O'Neill, Trevor Ashley, Teresa La Rocca and Martine Monroe.

This will be preceded by an introduction to the musical (via telephone) from Brisbane-based composer/lyricist, writer and Australian Musical Theatre historian - Peter Pinne.

The remainder of the broadcast will feature a selection of recordings by Australian Musical Theatre perfomers.