St. Louis Fabulous Fox Theatre Presents BILLY ELLIOT, 11/1-13
Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions bring the 2009 Tony Award-winning Best Musical BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL to St. Louis' Fabulous Fox Theatre from November 1-13. Based on the international smash-hit film and featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL has earned critical acclaim on Broadway including 10 Tony Awards.
Tickets will go on sale February 26 at 10am for the St. Louis premiere engagement of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL. Tickets will be available at the Fox Theatre box office, online at metrotix.com, by phone at 314-534-1111 and MetroTix outlets. Group discounts are available for groups of 15 or more by calling 314-535-2900.
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL is the joyous celebration of one boy's journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising passion that inspires his family and his whole community and changes his life forever.
In addition to the Tony Award for Best Musical, Billy Elliot the Musical received the award for Best
Direction of a Musical(Stephen Daldry); Best Book of a Musical (Lee Hall); Best Choreography (Peter Darling); Best Orchestrations (Martin Koch); Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Ian MacNeil); Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Rick Fisher); Best Sound Design of a Musical (Paul Arditti); Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical (David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, Kiril Kulish); Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical (Gregory Jbara).
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL takes the stage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre November 1-13. Performance times are Tuesday-Saturday evenings at 8pm; Saturday & Sunday matinees at 2pm and Sunday, November 6 at 7:30pm. There is also a weekday matinee on Thursday, November 10 at 1pm. Ticket prices start at $33 and are subject to change; please refer to fabulousfox.com for current pricing. Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 26 at 10am and will be available at the Fox Theatre box office, online at metrotix.com, by phone at 314-534-1111 and MetroTix outlets. Group discounts are available by calling 314-535-2900. The Fabulous Fox Theatre is located in Grand Center at 527 N. Grand Blvd. BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL is part of both the U.S. Bank Broadway Series and Dance St. Louis 2010-2011 subscription seasons and is sponsored locally by American Airlines.
Photo by Carol Rosegg