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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 1420 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102


Ended 27 Nov 2011 after 11 days

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Much of the power of Billy Elliot as an honest tear-jerker lies in its ability to give equal weight to the sweet dreams of terpsichorean flight and the sourness of a dream-denying reality.

Ben Brantley, New York Times

Closed 27 Nov 2011

Take a look here to see if Billy Elliot is showing somewhere nearby

Billy Elliot is on tour and hits the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, PA, Ended 27 Nov 2011.

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!'

Come discover for yourself the next great Broadway musical, Billy Elliot.

Additional Information


Opening night: 16 November 2011

Closing night: 27 November 2011


Due to the presence of bad language and violence, the producers of the show recommend that children under the age of 12 not be permitted to attend; however, children above the age of seven will be admitted.

Run time

Two hours 45 minutes with one 15 minute intermission.

What You Say

17 reviews, average rating: (4.0 Stars)

Chason: “Absolutely Incredible!”

Billy Elliot is funny, touching and more! The set designs are amazing, as w... more


We just had a wonderful trip to the bay area.....the ocean, the chowder, th... more

Dr. C: “WOW”

If you have not seen this, you must! I attended the Sat. 2012.08.04 show... more

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