Billy Elliot: The Musical (2014)

Billy Elliot the Musical is a musical based on the 2000 film Billy Elliot. The music is by Elton John, and the book and lyrics are by Lee Hall, who wrote the film's screenplay. The plot revolves around Billy, a British motherless boy who trades boxing gloves for ballet shoes. The story of his personal struggle and fulfillment are balanced against a counter-story of family and community strife caused by the 1984–85 UK miners' strike in County Durham, in North Eastern England. Hall's screenplay was inspired in part by A. J. Cronin's 1935 novel about a miners' strike, The Stars Look Down, to which the musical's opening song pays homage.

Directing:
  • Stephen Daldry
  • Brett Sullivan
Writing:
  • Lee Hall
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  • Release Date: 2014-09-28
  • Views: 268
  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 163

Elliott Hanna

Billy Elliot

Ruthie Henshall

Mrs. Wilkinson

Deka Walmsley

Dad (Jackie Elliot)

Tom Holland

Former Billy (Encore)
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