“An Evening with Priscilla Presley,” hosted by ABC 7’s Jen Stacy, presents a unique opportunity to journey with Priscilla through her fascinating life in an intimate, multi-media interview format where she will share stories and answer questions that will spark curiosity and intriguing dialogue. This live tour is in support of the Nov. 3 national release of the motion picture “Priscilla,” written, directed and produced by Sofia Coppola, which is based on the 1985 memoir “Elvis and Me” by Priscilla Presley.
Priscilla will share an open conversation offering audiences an extremely rare chance to gain insight into a world only a few have entered. Fans will enjoy an intimate evening with Priscilla sharing personal stories as well as a live question and answer session. Audiences will be treated to never-before-seen home footage of Priscilla and Elvis Presley.
Priscilla portrayed Jenna Wade on “Dallas,” the most successful evening soap-opera-style television drama of its time from 1983-1988. "Dallas" was seen by more than 300 million viewers worldwide every week. The show, set in the Texas city of its title, chronicled the adventures and exploits of the Ewing family and Priscilla became an instant audience favorite. During her five years on that top rated television series, she generated mass audience appeal, becoming one of the show's most popular leading ladies. She then displayed her considerable comedic talents in the box office smash “The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!,” then reprised her role in “The Naked Gun 2½” and “The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult.”
She has starred in the movie “Breakfast with Einstein” as well as the Showtime original movie “Haley Wagner Star,” a family-themed movie with a valuable message for young teenagers.She also guest starred on television's “Melrose Place” and “Touched by an Angel.” As a direct result of her appearances, the programs enjoyed their highest rated episodes in their seasons. In addition, Priscilla guest starred in back-to-back episodes of the award-winning ABC Television comedy series “Spin City.”
In 1979, Priscilla became co-executor of the Presley Estate after the death of Elvis' father, Vernon Presley. Although Priscilla and Elvis divorced in 1973, they remained very close until the time of his death. She has since brought the Presley Estate from a burgeoning entity into a phenomenally successful organization consisting of the famous Graceland Mansion, a worldwide licensing program, merchandising, music publishing, and television and video projects. Priscilla continues to be a steward of the Elvis Presley legacy.