Priscilla Queen Of The Desert’s Australian Tony Award® nominated costume designer Tim Chappel took Seven Network Australia’s “Sunrise Morning Show” host Nelson Aspen on a backstage costume tour at the Palace Theatre on Broadway to discuss the inspiration behind his and partner Lizzy Gardiner’s acclaimed costume designs for the new hit musical.
Now watch the television segment from this morning online:http://au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/video/-/watch/25500935/
“Sunrise Morning Show,” Australia’s equivalent to “Good Morning America,” airs every weekday nationwide throughout Oz.
Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical’s celebrated design team, who won an Academy Award® for their designs for the film have been crowned with 2011 Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award this season in addition to a Tony Award® nomination for Best Costume Design of a Musical.
Priscilla Queen Of The Desert has been honored with three Best Musical award nominations from the Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award organizations. Olivier Award nominee Tony Sheldon has also received a Tony Award® nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical in addition to Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League nominations and the Theatre World Award for outstanding Broadway debut.
Following hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical opened to critical acclaim on March 20 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway).