Billy Elliot the Musical: Broadway Hit Won 10 Tony Awards
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The last date listed for Billy Elliot the Musical was Sunday August 19, 2012 / 6:30pm.
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Goldstar Member
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Great show - funny & poignant. Some fantastic characters in the show and superb performances, particularly from the lad who played Billy.
Not sure all US audiences will understand the socio-economic backdrop so I would reccommend reading the info provided before the show, it will help make things clear.
One minor criticism. The story is based in Durham in the North of England. The accent is hard for a Brit to imitate let alone an American. Some of the accents were really really bad, might have been better to try for a more nuetral English accent.
Still once I got used to them that didn't spoil the show.
Well worth going to see, don't take kids though (13 & under) there is a lot of very strong language
Quotes & Highlights
Visit the musical’s website http://www.billyelliottour.com/us-tour.
“A stirring production!” -Boston Globe
“Billy Elliot has all the right moves! A master class!” —Boston Herald
“Love, love, love Billy Elliot! One of the most inspiring musicals of my life.” —JoycesChoices.com
“__Billy Elliot will win your heart!” —Patriot Ledger__
Daldry and Darling’s vibrant stagings grab hold from the start. The Stars Look Down, razzle-dazzle girls’ dance-class Shine and explosively evolving Solidarity introduce the eclectic dance forms. The eyes never rest as Billy’s home and other sites unfold and slide in from the walls of Ian MacNeil’s boldly drab union-hall set (expressively lit by Rick Fisher).-San Francisco Chronicle http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/06/29/DD361K2QOE.DTL#ixzz1S80KKEy2
This touring production captures what Broadway audiences saw … —Variety
Check out the Goldstar member reviews https://www.goldstar.com/events/hollywood-ca/billy-elliot-the-musical?reviews=all#reviews for the show’s recent Los Angeles run.
The show runs 2 hours and 50 minutes, including intermission. Due to some mild language, it is recommended for audiences ages 8 and older.