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Billy Elliot the Musical - National Tour

The award-winning musical based on the international smash-hit film.

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Tony-Winning Musical Billy Elliot Dances into Indianapolis

The national tour of Billy Elliot opens on November 13 in Indianapolis. The Tony-winning musical, featuring a score by Elton John, plays the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre through November 18.

Billy Elliot tells the story of one boy's journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small British mining town, the plot follows Billy as he ...

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Meet the Billy Boys: Ben Cook Feels Like ‘Nothing Can Stand In His Way’ When Dancing the Lead in Billy Elliot

Get to know the young lead performers of the Billy Elliot national tour! Broadway.com brings you an intimate look at the stars of the Tony-winning musical, including Ben Cook. The 14 year old played Billy’s best friend Michael both on Broadway and on tour, and he is now taking the lead in the title role, which opens at the ...

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Indianapolis Jumps for Joy in Anticipation of Billy Elliot’s Arrival

Indianapolis is getting into the ballet spirit in anticipation of Billy Elliot’s arrival at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre on November 13 by showing off some fancy footwork. Broadway in Indianapolis’ Twitter page will feature a new photo every day from now until the show’s opening, including this pic of its staff members making a Billy Elliot ...

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Billy Elliot Writer Lee Hall on Being Turned Down by BBC and Why the Award-Winning Show Almost Never Happened

Billy Elliot was nominated for three Oscars, won three Olivier Awards, won 10 Tonys and became a box office smash on London’s West End and on Broadway. Next, the national tour will be arriving in Austin at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre from November 13 through November 18. But if the success of the musical about a boy ...

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Patti Perkins Reflects on Her Grandsons in Billy Elliot As They Grow as Performers and Children

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As Grandma in the national tour of the Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot, Patti Perkins plays the senile nana to the show’s titular boy. Onstage, she connects with Billy as she reminisces about her youthful dreams of being a ballet dancer. Offstage, Perkins plays mentor and acting coach to the numerous young actors that alternate in the challenging ...

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My Space: From Ballet Shoes to Doodles, Star Zach Manske Shows What Keeps Him Dancing in Billy Elliot

As Billy in the national tour of Billy Elliot, Zach Manske pirouettes toward his dreams of becoming a ballet dancer. When he’s not thrilling audiences in the Tony Award-winning musical, Manske can be found kicking up his heels backstage. Here, he shows off his favorite dressing room items. Take a look!


“My water bottle is very important because I always ...

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Billy Elliot's Cameron Clifford on Playing Dress-Up and Tap Dancing in the Limelight

Age & Hometown: 11; Flemington, NJ

Current Role: Tapping up a storm as Michael, the eccentric and sympathetic friend of the title character in the national tour of Billy Elliot.

First Steps: Even without any professional dancers in his family, young Cameron was on the move by the age of four. “When I was little, if music came on, I ...

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Billy Elliot Star Kylend Hetherington Cherishes Delivering Show’s Potent Message

The message of Billy Elliot has touched audiences and critics around the world, but few are affected more by the inspiring story of a boy who dreams of becoming a dancer than the cast. Kylend Hetherington, who plays the title role in the national tour, which comes to Indianapolis from November 13 through November 18, told Broadway.com why he ...

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Put on Your Ballet Shoes! Tickets Now on Sale for Billy Elliot in Indianapolis

Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Billy Elliot in Indianapolis. The Tony-winning musical, featuring a score by Elton John, will open on November 13 at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre and close on November 18.

Billy Elliot tells the story of one boy's journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small ...

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Spotlight On Billy Elliot: Watch Elton John and Stephen Daldry Describe How They Taught Billy to Dance

Broadway’s Tony-winning musical Billy Elliot is about to dance into Indianapolis from November 13 through November 18 at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre. But before Billy performs his first steps, Broadway.com is bringing you an inside look at the show in action, as well as what the creative team says makes the show soar. Click below to ...

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Ben Cook and Noah Parets Step Up to the Barre as New Leads in Billy Elliot Tour

Mrs. Wilkinson’s ballet class has two new members. Ben Cook and Noah Parets will both take the title role in the national tour of Billy Elliot. The actors will alternate performances as Billy and will become the 10th and 11th actors to perform the part in the national tour. Their first performance dates have yet to be announced.

Cook returns ...

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