Wed 30 March - Sat 2 April 2022
Tickets £20-£35 *

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Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the production of Cambridge Operatic Society’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Wed 19 – Sat 22 January 2022) has been rescheduled. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The new performances dates are Wed 30 March – Sat 2 April 2022. Your tickets have been automatically transferred to the corresponding dates for this new week.

If you are unable to make the new dates, please contact our Box Office by email on [email protected] or by phone on 01223 503333.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.


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High heels, check. Lipstick, check. Glitter… get ready for the iconic jukebox musical as the award-winning Cambridge Operatic Society revive Priscilla Queen of the Desert into a riotous new production.

Drag queens Mitzi Mitosis and Felicia hit the road in their campervan and drive across Australia to perform in Alice Springs. Along with their friend and transgender woman Bernadette, they encounter small-town bars, new friends and hate crime as they battle against the odds to make it in time for their opening number. Expect sing-along dance floor classics, eye-popping costumes and spectacular dance routines. Featuring an iconic musical score of pop hits such as Hot Stuff, It’s Raining Men and I Will Survive, this is a theatre trip guaranteed to have you dancing in the aisles!

The original motion picture was written and directed by Stephan Elliott, produced by Al Clark and Michael Hamlyn, executive producer Rebel Penfold-Russell and was financed with the assistance of the Film Finance Corporation Australia Limited and the New South Wales Film and Television Office.

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT is presented through special arrangement with and all authorised performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW), 122-124 Regent Street, 5th floor, London W1B 5SA. 

Book by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott 
Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture 
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. 
In association with MGM ON STAGE 
Musical Arrangements and Orchestrations by Stephen 'Spud' Murphy 
Developed for the Stage and Originally Directed by Simon Phillips 

Running Time


Age Guidance

14+ (contains strong language and adult themes)


Wednesday - Saturday, 7.30pm
and Thursday & Saturday, 2.30pm: £20/£25/£30/£35 *

* All ticket prices include a £3 per ticket booking fee

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  • Felicia, Mitsy Mitosis and Bernadette
  • Tink/Mitsy Mitosis
  • Bernadette
  • Diva's
  • Felicia