Why See Billy Elliot?
The one name on everybody's lips is BILLY.
Billy Elliot The Musical is the new show that has captured Broadway’s heart and received the best reviews for any musical in years. Called “EXTRAORDINARILY UPLIFTING” by Time Out New York and “INTOXICATING” by The New York Times, Billy Elliot is a joyous, exciting and feel-good celebration of one boy following his heart and making his dreams come true.
Based on the critically acclaimed feature film, Billy Elliot is brought to life by the movie’s original creative team – director Stephen Daldry, choreographer Peter Darling and writer Lee Hall - along with music legend Elton John, who has written what the New York Post calls “HIS BEST SCORE YET!”
The cast features Haydn Gwynne (Olivier Award nomination, London production), Gregory Jbara (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Carole Shelley (The Elephant Man, Wicked), Santino Fontana (Sunday in the Park with George revival) and, sharing the role of Billy, David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish.
Come discover for yourself the next great Broadway musical, Billy Elliot.
Previews from: 1 October 2008
Opening night: 13 October 2008
Billy Elliot is recommended for all audiences. Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Imperial Theater.
2 hours 45 minutes with one 15 minute intermission.
Cast and Creative
CastTade Biesinger, Giuseppe Bausilio, Peter Mazurowski & Joseph Harrington as Billy Elliot
Emily Skinner as Mrs Wilkinson
Gregory Jbara as Dad
Carole Shelley as Grandma
Patrick Mulvey as Tony
Neil McCaffey as Michael
Cameron Clifford as Michael
Stephen Hanna as Billy's older self
Joel Hatch as George
Laura Marie Duncan as Mum
Thommie Retter as Mr Braithwaite
Lilla Crawford as Debbie
CreativeDirected by Stephen Daldry
Choreographer Peter Darling
Produced by Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions
Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Lee Hall
Written by Lee Hall
Winner of Ten 2009 Tony Awards!
Best Book of a Musical
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Best Sound Design of a Musical
Best Original Score (Elton John and Lee Hall)
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical (David Bologna)
Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical (Haydn Gwynne and Carole Shelley)
Best Costume Design of a Musical (Nicky Gillibrand)
DRAMA DESK AWARDS
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Gregory Jbara)
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Haydn Gwynne)
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Orchestrations (Martin Koch)
Outstanding Lighting Design in a Musical (Rick Fisher)
Outstanding Sound Design (Paul Arditti)
What you thought
14 reviews, average rating: (4.2 Stars)
I saw Billy Elliot when if first opened in the West End and it was amazing! The... more
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