Billy Elliot - 2008 Broadway Articles Page 4.6

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by BroadwayWorld TV - May 2, 2009
During the week of April 27- May 1, 2009, top-rated morning program 'Live with Regis and Kelly' gave the show's nationwide TV audience a vicarious thrill when America's favorite co-hosts jumped into the roles of some of the best Broadway characters during 'On Broadway Week.'
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2009
The schedule for the Sunday May 3 New York City Irish Dance Festival, 12:30 PM to 8 PM, opening event of the free, 9th annual Summer On the Hudson Festival, has been announced.
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2009
Fidelity FutureStage®, the producers of Billy Elliot the Musical and Elton John today announced the first ever Fidelity FutureStage® Playwriting Contest - a unique opportunity for area high school students to become Broadway's youngest playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2009
Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions in association with Weinstein Live Entertainment announced today that Tommy Batchelor has joined the rotation in the role of 'Billy Elliot.' Tommy joins Broadway's original Billys David Alvarez,Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulishon stage at the Imperial Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2009
Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions in association with Weinstein Live Entertainment announced today that Tommy Batchelor has joined the rotation in the role of ?Billy Elliot.' Tommy joins Broadway's original Billys David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish on stage at the Imperial Theatre.
by Peter James Zielinski - March 19, 2009
To celebrate the official kickoff to the Fidelity FutureStage Playwriting Contest, members of the Billy Elliot the Musical cast surprised students from three schools that were among the earliest contest registrants. David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish, the three young stars playing the title role in the new Broadway hit, made the students day with the surprise appearance.
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2009
A Class Act NY, New York City?s award-winning acting studio for kids and teens, is proud to announce that Billy Elliot stars Thommie Retter and Casey Whyland are coming to the studio to teach a one-day master class at Ripley-Grier Studios in New York City on Saturday, May 2nd. They will be joined by Nora Brennan of Nora Brennan Casting, the casting director responsible for assembling the child actors that put the show on the map.
by BWW News Desk - March 9, 2009
David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish, the three young stars playing the title role in the new Broadway hit, Billy Elliot the Musical will make a special guest star appearance at the 5th Annual 'ABC and SOAPnet Salute Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS,' performing the song 'Electricity.'
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2009
'All My Children' actor Cameron Mathison and the stars of BILLY ELLIOT, David Alvarez, Kiril Kulish and Trent Kowalik visited Good Morning America on ABC Friday, February 27th. Mathison enlisted the help of the Broadway 'Billys' to get over his fear of...ballet!
by BWW News Desk - February 2, 2009
David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish, the three young stars playing the title role in the new Broadway hit, Billy Elliot the Musical will make a special guest star appearance at the 5th Annual 'ABC and SOAPnet Salute Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS,' performing the song 'Electricity.'
by BWW News Desk - January 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.
by BWW News Desk - January 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.
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2009
Those three talented 'Billy Elliots' David Alvarez, Kiril Kulish and Trent Kowalik stopped by Bloomingdales on Lexington Avenue at 59th Street on Thursday January 15th to meet the fans and sign the hit musical's cast CD. BroadwayWorld tagged along with the terrific trio as they mixed and mingled! 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, 2008. With music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, this joyful musical lights up Broadway eight times a week!
by BWW News Desk - January 8, 2009
BLOOMBERG TELEVISION program 'Night Talk,' host Mike Schneider welcomed Stephen Daldry, the director of the Golden Globe nominated film 'The Reader' and the mega hit musical Billy Elliot to his program yesterday, January 7th, the segment is now available online.
by Adrienne Onofri - January 2, 2009
This fall brought the 4th B'way show and 2nd child for Kevin, a journeyman performer who also writes music.
by BWW News Desk - December 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.
by BWW News Desk - December 8, 2008
From a groundbreaking American President to a historic economic collapse - with everything from the Olympics to Puppycam in between - TIME takes a comprehensive look at the year at was with the Top 10 of Everything of 2008.
by BWW News Desk - December 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.