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

A young gay man is beaten up by local thugs IN a DARK street. It’s a typical scene, both in drama plus in reality; plus it’s no coincidence so it features both in associated with the big mainstage programs playing in Edinburgh this week, in the Festival and Playhouse theatres. In Cabaret, it is the growth of Nazi physical physical violence in the streets of 1930s Berlin; as well as in Priscilla Queen regarding the Desert, it is a number of rednecks in a tiny town when you look at 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 because of the the son he fathered during a short youthful wedding.