ROME – Thursday, March 7 at Brancaccio theatre in Rome will be back “Priscilla La Regina del Deserto”, the award-winning Australian musical applauded by over 6 million viewers worldwide. A global event, which on the occasion of the Roman premiere will support with a special evening the 17th edition of Eurogames 2019, the biggest continental multi-sports event created to promote LGBT rights in sport and support the fight against all forms of discrimination, which will be hosted in the Capital from 11 to 13 July.
With over 350 thousand spectators only in Italy, the musical of records returns to the best theatres in Italy in the overwhelming version with live orchestra. Based on the homonymous cult movie “The Adventures of Priscilla The Queen of the Desert” – winner of an Oscar and Grand Prix Du Publique at the Cannes Film Festival – Priscilla is an overwhelming “on the road” adventure of three friends on board of an old pink bus nicknamed Priscilla, they leave for a trip through the Australian desert in search of love and friendship, ending up finding much more than they ever imagined. A sparkling musical with over 500 magnificent costumes, an exhilarating screenplay and a timeless soundtrack that includes 25 amazing international hits, including “I Will Survive”; “Finally”; “It’s Raining Men” and “Go West”.
Thanks to the collaboration with the Eurogames 2019, the Roman premiere of “Priscilla” will see the participation of numerous authorities and personalities who will join to officially begin the approaching march of the games that will see the participation of over five thousand athletes coming from all over the world, that will challenge on the fields of 13 facilities in the capital to compete in 17 different sports disciplines: an appointment never before landed in Italy for a three-day sport event in the name of respect, inclusion and equality to which everyone will be able to participate.