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Latest Broadway Casualty: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Will Swenson as Tick, Tony Sheldon as Bernadette and Nick Adams as Adam in Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Photo: Joan Marcus

Following the news that Leap of Faith and the Nick Jonas–led How to Succeed in Business would lose their Broadway marquees, the drag spectacular Priscilla Queen of the Desert is also bidding the Great White Way farewell. The play will close after just one year and 526 performances — not even long enough to recoup its production costs. It looks like theatergoers are less interested in shows teeming with glitter and anal sex puns than previously thought.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert’s Broadway Goodbye