Why See Billy Elliot?
Billy Elliot is on tour and hits the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, PA, Closed November 27, 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.
Opening night: 16 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.
Two hours 45 minutes with one 15 minute intermission.
Cast and Creative
Director - Stephen Daldry
Choreographer - Peter Darling
Producer - Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions
Music - Elton John
Lyrics - Lee Hall
Written - Lee Hall
2009 TONY AWARDS
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 Costume Design of a Musical (Nicky Gillibrand)
DRAMA DESK AWARDS
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
17 reviews, average rating: (4.0 Stars)
Billy Elliot is funny, touching and more! The set designs are amazing,... more
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