Summer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway! Summer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2019

We're feeling electricity because we're looking back at the 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Billy Elliot! Take a look at the show's opening night at Broadway's Imperial Theatre with the show's stars David Alvarez, Gregory Jbara, Santino Fontana, and more! Be sure to check out all the footage! (more...)

SAG Awards Stunt Ensemble Nominations Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Screen Actors Guild Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and Awards Committee Member Scott Bakula will announce the recipients of the honors for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles from the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards red carpet during the live SAG Awards digital pre-show, according to an announcement today (more...)

Tharp's Sinatra Wynn Special to Feature COME FLY AWAY Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2010

Twyla Tharp's new show at Wynn Las Vegas - SINATRA Dance With Me - will feature 14 of the world's finest dancers, including Karine Plantadit, Keith Roberts, Laurie Kanyok, John Selya, Laura Mead, Charlie Neshyba-Hodges, Marielys Molina, Matthew Stockwell Dibble, Todd Burnsed, Michelle Camaya, Kyle DesChamps, Meredith Miles, Mark Myars, Candy Olsen, Justin Peck, Carolyn Doherty, Amanda Edge, Cody Green and Ronny Todorowski. (more...)

BROADWAY BARES Raises $1,015,985 for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2010

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Sunday's BROADWAY BARES XX: 'STRIP-OPOLY' made history by raising $1,015,985 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BC/EFA Announces NIGHT OF A THOUSAND GOWNS Fundraiser
by Brian Estrada - Mar 19, 2010

Members of Broadway Bares, Tom Viola (Broadway Cares /Equity Fights AIDS), David Ludwigson (God's Love We Deliver), and The Imperial Court of New York's Emperor XVIII Tony Monteleone & Empress XXIII Anne Tique assembled at Times Square's Red Stairs yesterday in anticipation of the extravagant charity event - the 24th Annual Night of a Thousand Gowns. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Billy Elliot Celebrates 500th Performance
by Brian Estrada - Jan 25, 2010

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. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BROADWAY BARES 19.0 'CLICK IT' Backstage Pass - Part One!
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 23, 2009

BROADWAY BARES 19.0 'CLICK IT!' was held Sunday, June 21, featuring two performances (9:30 PM & Midnight) at Roseland Ballroom (239 West 52nd Street). BROADWAY BARES 19.0 'CLICK IT!' was produced by and benefited Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Plays Special Actor's Fund Performance 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2009

A hit in London and one of the most highly anticipated shows of the season, Billy Elliot officially opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre on Thursday, November 13th. The show will play a special Actor's Fund performance on Sunday, January 25th at 8pm. For tickets call 212-221-7300 ext. 133, email at 'tickets@actorsfund.com. (more...)

Actors Fund Hosts A BILLY ELLIOT Special Performance 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2009

The Actors Fund will host a Special Performance of Billy Elliot which is this Sunday, January 25th at 8 pm at The Imperial Theatre. People can purchase tickets through the box office and telecharge at 212-239-6200. They can purchase premium tickets through The Actors Fund at 212-221-7300 ext. 133. A hit in London and one of the most highly anticipated shows of the season, Billy Elliot officially opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre last night, Thursday, November 13th. The show will play a special Actor's Fund performance on Sunday, January 25th at 8pm. For tickets call 212-221-7300 ext. 133, email at 'tickets@actorsfund.com. With music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, this joyful musical lit up Broadway as Elton John joined the cast for the Opening Night bows. BroadwayWorld's cameras caught the exciting moments as the curtain came down on a triumphant evening. Directed by Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot has played over 1,300 performances and recently celebrated its 3rd anniversary in London. Billy Elliot the Musical opened at London's Victoria Palace in May 2005 to unanimous critical acclaim. The production went on to sweep London's nine awards for Best Musical, including the Olivier, Evening Standard and Critics' Circle Theatre Awards. In London, Billy Elliot has now been seen by over 1.5 million people and has grossed over ?65 million. The musical opened to equal acclaim at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney, Australia in December 2007. The two current productions have played to over 2.3 million people. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Plays Special Actor's Fund Performance 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2008

A hit in London and one of the most highly anticipated shows of the season, Billy Elliot officially opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre last night, Thursday, November 13th. The show will play a special Actor's Fund performance on Sunday, January 25th at 8pm. For tickets call 212-221-7300 ext. 133, email at 'tickets@actorsfund.com. (more...)

DVR Alert: World Premiere Of 'FINDING BILLY' Airs On Ch. Thirteen Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2008

Tune in to Thirteen (WNET/Ch. 13) on Monday, December 1st at 8pm for the world premiere of 'Finding Billy,' a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the nationwide search for the three actors who play the lead role in Billy Elliot the Musical on Broadway. During the broadcast, stars David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, Kiril Kulish and Carole Shelley will be present in the Thirteen studio to talk about the show. (more...)

Billy Elliot Headed BACK to the Big Screen... Eventually
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2008

Baz Bamigboye in the UK Daily Mail spoke with the creative team of BILLY ELLIOT at the show's NY premiere and asked each about the prospect of the film-based stage show going BACK to the big screen. (more...)

'Finding Billy' Behind the Scenes Look at BILLY ELLIOT to Air Dec. 1 on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2008

Tune in to Thirteen (WNET/Ch. 13) on Monday, December 1st at 8pm for the world premiere of 'Finding Billy,' a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the nationwide search for the three actors who play the lead role in Billy Elliot the Musical on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BILLY ELLIOT Opening Night Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - Nov 14, 2008

A hit in London and one of the most highly anticipated shows of the season, Billy Elliot officially opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre last night, Thursday, November 13th. With music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, this joyful musical lit up Broadway as Elton John joined the cast for the Opening Night bows. BroadwayWorld?s cameras caught the exciting moments as the curtain came down on a triumphant evening. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek of BILLY ELLIOT, Opening on Broadway 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2008

A hit in London and one of the most highly anticipated shows of the upcoming theatre season, Billy Elliot began preview performances on October 1, 2008. With music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical opens at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (240 W 45th St) Thursday, November 13th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Broadway Preview of 'Billy Elliot'
by Walter McBride - Oct 2, 2008

A hit in London and one of the most highly anticipated shows of the upcoming theatre season, Billy Elliot began preview performances last night, October 1, 2008. With music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical opens at Broadway's Imperial Theatre on Thursday, November 13th. (more...)

'Billy Elliot' Soars at the Imperial Starting Tonight, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2008

A hit in London and one of the most highly anticipated shows of the upcoming theatre season, Billy Elliot the Musical begins preview performances tonight, October 1, 2008. With music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical opens at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (240 W 45th St) Thursday, November 13th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cast of 'Billy Elliot' Meet and Greet the Press
by Walter McBride - Jul 29, 2008

On July 29th, 2008 the cast and creative team of the upcoming Broadway musical 'Billy Elliot' met the press. With music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical opens at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (240 W 45th St) Thursday, November 13th. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for BILLY ELLIOT; Gwynne, Jbara, Shelley
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2008

The full cast of the Broadway production of Billy Elliot the Musical has been announced by Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions in association with Weinstein Live Entertainment. (more...)

My Fair Lady- Almost Loverly
by Pati Buehler - Mar 17, 2008

While you may have grown accustomed to its face, this resurrected classic still needs a little bit of luck to fully capture the charm of this 'old friend' we've grown to love. (more...)

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