The London production of Billy Elliot the Musical celebrated its fourth birthday in May and its 1700th performance. First performed at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney in November 2007, the Australian production has now transferred to Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne. The Broadway production, which opened in October 2008, continues its hugely successful run at the Imperial Theatre.
Set in the North East, Billy Elliot the Musical is a funny, heart-warming and feel-good celebration of one little boy's dreams. This staging of Billy Elliot the Musical is an adaptation of one of the most adored British films of the last decade which broke box office records across the world.
The score for Billy Elliot the Musical has been composed by music legend Elton John, choreography is by Peter Darling, designs are by Ian MacNeil with sound by Paul Arditti and lighting by Rick Fisher. Billy Elliot the Musical is presented in London by Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions in association with Tiger Aspect. Billy Elliot the Musical is based on the Universal Pictures/Studio Canal film.
Billy Elliot is currently booking until 3 April 2010 at the Victoria Palace Theatre, Victoria Street, London SW1. For the box office, call 0870 895 5577. Tickets are £19.50 to £65.00. Visit www.billyelliotthemusical.com.
Photo Credit: Alistair Muir/David Scheinmann