Photo Flash: Park Players Present BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL

Highland Park Players proudly present the non-equity Chicago area premier of the 10-time Tony Award winning musical, Billy Elliot the Musical. Asher Alcantara of Wilmette and Cade Pearlman of Highland Park will be alternating the role of the iconic character, Billy. The musical that has won hearts of millions will be performed at the Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Avenue, from October 21st through November 6th. Performances are: October 21, 22, 28, 29 and November 3, 4, 5 at 7:30 pm and October 23, 30 and November 6 at 2 pm.

ALL tickets are $22 before October 1st and $25 on/after October 1st. Tickets are $20 to the Thursday, November 3rd performance. To purchase tickets, please go to www.highlandparkplayers.com or call the Northbrook Theatre at 847-291-2995.

Director, Ken Preuss says, "What makes Billy Elliot so powerful is it's a story about dreams being reached for at the same time as livelihoods are getting destroyed. This story is touching, beautiful, entertaining and powerful due to so many human elements intersecting with one another and we can't wait to share it with the audience."

Featuring a timeless score by Elton John, sensational dance and a powerful story that has captivated audiences around the world, Billy Elliot the Musical is a funny, uplifting and spectacular theatrical experience that will stay with you forever.

Additional cast includes: Alexis Armstrong (Glencoe), Brian Herrle (Glenview),

Michael Greenlief Jr. (Lombard), Ewan Parker-Eaton (Barrington), Jenny Rudnick (Vernon Hills), Gretchen Kimmeth (Chicago), Isabel Kaegi (Palatine) and Gerald Nevin (Glenview).

An ensemble of- Braden Cothers, Sean Blitzstein, Perry Georgopoulos, Mila Armstrong, Evelyn Halbach, Kaia Mavradas, Maya Neikrug, India Renteria, Liliana Renteria, Shayna Weinstein, Jay Daab, Laurie Gauger, Henry Gessner, Justine Klein, Dave Lemrise, Patrick Luce, Josh Ticho, Joe Vitaterna and Holly Weis.

Production staff includes: Bradley A. Rose- Executive Producer (Highland Park), Jacob Cohen- Producer (Chicago), Ken Preuss (Rolling Meadows), Jennifer Cupani- Choreographer (Buffalo Grove), Hannah Rose- Music Director (Highland Park), Adam Goldstein- Dialect Coach (Chicago) Chris Morgan- Stage Manager (Northbrook).

Visit Highland Park Players online at www.highlandparkplayers.com, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Photo credit: Sally Norlie.

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Photo Flash: Park Players Present BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
(Center) Alexis Armstrong (Mrs. Wilkinson) and the Ballet GirlsPhoto Flash: Park Players Present BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL

Cade Pearlman (Billy Elliot)

Photo Flash: Park Players Present BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
(L to R) Gerald Nevin (George) and Brian Herrle (Dad)Photo Flash: Park Players Present BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
(L to R) Michael P. Greenlief Jr. (Tony), Cade Pearlman (Billy Elliot), Brian Herrle (Dad) and Jenny Rudnick (Grandma)Photo Flash: Park Players Present BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
Asher Alcantara (Billy Elliot)Photo Flash: Park Players Present BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
(L to R) Asher Alcantara (Billy Elliot) and Alexis Armstrong (Mrs. Wilkinson)Photo Flash: Park Players Present BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL

Asher Alcantara (Billy Elliot)

Cade Pearlman (Billy Elliot)

Cade Pearlman (Billy Elliot)

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