Photo Coverage: Billy Elliot Celebrates 500th Performance
Last night, January 24, the Tony-winning cast of Billy Elliot celebrated it's 500th performance on Broadway at the Glass House Tavern after the show with the Tony Award winning cast of Billy Elliot Celebrating were Gregory Jbara (Dad), Kate Hennig (Mrs. Wilkinson), Carole Shelley (Grandma), Will Chase (Tony), Trevor Braun and Jake Evan Schwencke (Michael) and Billys Michael Dameski, Alex Ko, Trent Kowalik, Liam Redhead and Dayton Tavares alongside their company.
Billy Elliot: The Musical is the joyous celebration of one boy's journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a passion that takes him by surprise, and takes his whole family on an incredibly uplifting adventure.
Featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreographed by Peter Darling and directed by Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (240 W 45th St) Thursday, November 13th and was the winner of ten 2009 Tony Awards including Best Musical.
Tickets for Billy Elliot the Musical range from $41.50 to $136.50, and can be purchased at the Imperial Theatre Box Office (240 West 45th Street) or by calling Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200 or visiting www.Telecharge.com. The playing schedule for Billy Elliot is as follows: Tuesdays at 7pm, Thursday - Saturdays at 8pm, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm, and Sunday at 7:30pm
Billy Elliot the Musical is produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jon Finn and Sally Greene. Angela Morrison and David Furnish are Executive Producers. The production features scenic design by Ian MacNeil, costume design by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Rick Fisher and sound design by Paul Arditti. Musical supervision and orchestrations are by Martin Koch.
Photo Credit: Brian Estrada
Stephen Daldry and Liam Redhead
Kate Hennig and Liam Redhead
Dance Captain Robbie Roby and Doug Cecil
Ballet Girls of Billy Elliot