Queen of Priscilla: Southborough superfan Tracy Warne travels world to see Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Superfan Tracy Warne has
seen Priscilla Queen of the Desert 27 times
by Anna White
A musical super-fan has forked out thousands of pounds and
travelled the world to watch her favourite show - and now the tour
is coming to her.
Tracy Warne, from Southborough, could not contain her excitement
when she discovered Priscilla Queen of the Desert would be playing
at the town’s Assembly Hall Theatre, where she also happens to
"I think I probably screamed," the 48-year-old said. "I've taken
the whole week off so I can go to every show."
The eight performances, between Monday, May 6 and Saturday, May
11, add to 28 other dates Tracy, of Bright Ridge, has booked this
year – and she still plans to see more.
By the end of this year, the front of house worker would have
travelled more than 11,300 miles to watch the musical at least 60
from Priscilla Queen of the Desert, which is coming to the
Assembly Hall Theatre, in Tunbridge Wells
Tracy fell for the show's dazzling lights and catchy songs in
It tells the tale of two drag queens and a transsexual who
travel across Australia in a lavender bus, named Priscilla, to
perform in Alice Springs.
Tracy and her younger sister Sheena Woods, 42, who lives in
Surrey, have travelled as far as New York and Milan to sing-a-long
with the cast on 27 different occasions.
They have even designed their own Priscilla merchandise to wear
on their trips, which Tracy, who is married to Alan, 65, said was
the key to getting them backstage at the Milan show.
She said: "The cast were all Italian and we couldn’t understand
what they were saying but every so often you’d hear
Tracy Warne loves the
dazzling lights and catchy tunes of musical Priscilla
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