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    Billy Elliot the Musical
    By Lee Hall, Elton John

    20:30, Thu 4th April 2019 - Sun 7th April 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    Easter Vacation

    Billy Elliot the Musical is a musical based on the 2000 film Billy Elliot. The music is by Elton John, and book and lyrics are by Lee Hall, who wrote the film's screenplay. The plot revolves around motherless Billy, 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 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.
    The musical premiered in London's West End in 2005 and was nominated for nine Laurence Olivier Awards, winning four including Best New Musical. The production is still running strongly, and its success led to productions in Australia, on Broadway and elsewhere. In New York, it won ten Tony Awards and ten Drama Desk Awards, including, in each case, best musical. It has also won numerous awards in Australia including a record-tying seven Helpmann Awards.

    Get involved with Billy Elliot the Musical:

    Auditions are being held at the times below – more details

    • Mon 1st Jun, 16:30–19:30, Random Location 1

    We are looking for: Publicist, Sound Designer, Producer, Technical Director, Costume Designer, Set Designer, Director, Lighting Designer, Production Manager and Master Carpenter – more details

    Cast

    Debbie Wilkinson -
    Jackie Elliot -
    Michael Caffrey -
    Tony Elliot -
    Mr. Braithwaite -
    Georgia Wilkinson -
    Jenny Elliot -
    Billy Elliot -
    George Watson -

    Band

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