Hollywood, Calif., – Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films, Old Vic Productions and NETworks Presentations, LLC, and Broadway/L.A., proudly announce that the 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Billy Elliot the Musical will make its L.A. Premiere at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a limited 5 week engagement from April 10 – May 13. Based on the international smash-hit film, Billy Elliot the Musical features music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry. Billy Elliot the Musical earned critical acclaim on Broadway including 10 Tony Awards. Billy Elliot the Musical is the joyous celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising talent that inspires his family and his whole community and changes his life forever.
1-800-982-2787, as well as at the Pantages Box Office (6233 Hollywood Blvd) and all Ticketmaster Outlets. Performances are Tue-Fri at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm and Sundays at 1pm & 6:30pm. Recommended for Ages 8 and up (Everyone must have a ticket; children under 5 will not be admitted to the theatre) Running Time: 2 hours and 50 minutes including intermission. Tickets start at $25 in the orchestra.
Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Billy Elliot the Musical will make its L.A. Premiere at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a limited 5 week engagement from April 10 – May 13.