UK News: Re-scheduled Previews and Casting for Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot The Musical is to re-schedule its first three preview performances. Performances will now begin on Thursday 31 March . The previews have been re-scheduled in order to give the 45 children who are performing in the production a less arduous rehearsal period leading up to their
Stephen Daldry, Director of
The re- scheduled preview performances are announced as Thursday 14th, Wednesday 20th and Wednesday 27th of April.
The press night, as previously announced, is on Wednesday 11 May and Opening Night on Thursday 12 May.
This new staging of
Set in the North East,
The full cast is: Joe Caffrey (Tony), Steve Elias (Mr Braithwaite), Anne Emery (Grandma) Trevor Fox (George), Haydn Gwynne (Mrs Wilkinson), Tim Healy (Dad), Stephanie Putson (Mum) and Billy will be performed by James Lomas from Sheffield, George Maguire from Essex and Liam Mower from Hull, who will alternate playing the title role during the run. Joining them will be Tyneside born Brooke Havana Bailey, Emma Hudson and Lucy Stephenson, playing Debbie - Mrs Wilkinson's daughter, and Brad Kavanagh from Cumbria, Ashley Lloyd from Blackpool and Ryan Longbottom from Dewsbury, playing Michael - Billy's best friend. The Company also includes Daniel Coll, Erica Ann Deakin, Alex Delamere, Damien Delaney, Susan Fay, Alan Forrester, Isaac James, Gillian Kirkpatrick, Chris Lennon, David Massey, Michelle McAvoy, Karl Morgan, Daniel Page, Steve Paget, Lee Proud, Mike Scott, Phil Snowden and Tessa Worsley. Billy Elliot The Musical is produced by Working Title and Old Vic Productions plc.
Billy Elliot The Musical is produced by Working Title and Old Vic Productions plc.