Theatre reviews: Priscilla Queen for the Desert, Playhouse, Edinburgh

IN A BLACK road, a new homosexual guy is beaten up by neighborhood thugs. It’s a typical scene, in both drama plus in truth; also it’s no coincidence so it features both in associated with the big mainstage programs playing in Edinburgh this week, during the Festival and Playhouse theatres. In Cabaret, it is the growth of Nazi physical violence from the streets of 1930s Berlin; as well as in Priscilla Queen for the Desert, it is a lot of rednecks in a little town within the Australian bush using it down on Adam (also called Felicia), the young Sydney drag queen that has accompanied our hero Tick and their older trans buddy Bernadette on a riotous coach journey across Australia to Alice Springs, where Tick – now likewise a drag queen in Sydney – wants to reconnect with the the son he fathered during a quick marriage that is youthful.

Priscilla Queen associated with the Desert, Playhouse, Edinburgh **** |...