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Priscilla Lets Us See the Drag Queens

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I recently wrote about how the Broadway musical version of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert was promoting itself with huge images of the three women who narrate the show rather than with the transsexual and two drag queen characters who star in it.

But I just picked up a magazine and saw the above ad, which features the latter trio!

But, oh, wait a minute, it was a gay magazine (Next)!

And the ad has also popped up on this very blog (which I’m thrilled about, mind you. Thank you, folks, for pumping money into my musings! No, really, thanks!!!)

And that’s pretty gay, too.

But then I glanced over at theatermania.com and broadwayworld.com and they’re still running the three-narrating-divas ad!

So I guess they’re being straightforward with the LGBT market while hoping the larger audience thinks they’re going to see Dreamgirls?

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