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    Billy Elliot the Musical
    By Lee Hall, Elton John

    20:15, Fri 6th September 2019 - Mon 9th September 2019 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
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    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.

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    Auditions for Billy Elliot the Musical

    Audition details

    • Wed 12th Aug, 20:30–Thu 13th Aug, 00:30, Random Location 31
    • Fri 14th Aug, 15:45–18:45, Random Location 42
    • Wed 5th Aug, 17:30–20:30, Random Location 19

    Contact before 19th Aug 2020 01:00 for more details.


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


    Clarinet -
    Harspichord -
    Drums -

    Production Team

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