STAGE TUBE: The Muny Opens 96th Season with BILLY ELLIOT- Watch Highlights!
The Muny is currently presenting the first show of its spectacular 96th season, Billy Elliot the Musical, directed by Steven Minning, choreographed by Alison Levenberg, with music direction by Colin Welford. Starring as Billy Elliot, and making his Muny debut, is 11 year-old Tade Biesinger. Co-starring are Emily Skinner as Mrs. Wilkinson, Daniel Oreskes as Dad, and Patti Perkins as Grandma. Joining them are Ben Nordstrom as Tony, Steve Isom as George, Michael Harp as Michael, and Maria Knasel as Debbie. Check out highlights from the production below!
The Muny production features scenic design by Robert Mark Morgan, sound design by Jason Krueger, lighting design by John Lasiter, video design by Rob Denton and costume coordination by Tracy Christensen. The production stage manager is Nevin Hedley.
Based on the 2000 film "Billy Elliot," the international hit Billy Elliot the Musical has its US regional premiere at The Muny. A powerful and moving story of a family struggling to help young Billy achieve his dream, the show features extraordinary dancing and wonderful music by the legendary Elton John. Book and lyrics are by Lee Hall. Billy Elliotthe Musical is the recipient of 10 Tony® Awards, including Best Musical.