LOTTERY ANNOUNCED FOR THE L.A. PREMIERE ENGAGEMENT OF Billy Elliot Opening Tonight at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood




Hollywood, Calif., – The Los Angeles premiere of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL begins performances Tonight, Tuesday April 10 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a limited five week engagement through Sunday May 13. Broadway/L.A. is announcing that a day-of-show lottery for a limited number of $25 seats will be held for each performance.

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Each day, 2½ hours prior to show time, people who present themselves at the Pantages box office will have their names placed in a lottery drum and then thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. One entry per person per show. An ID is required to purchase the tickets.

Ben Brantley of The New York Times says that BILLY ELLIOT “Sends audiences into a mass swoon!” Time Out says it’s “The most electric and passionate show in years.” The Daily News calls BILLY “So exhilarating that you feel like leaping!” Liz Smith calls the show “Absolutely awesome,” The New York Observer raves that BILLY is “The best thing to happen to Broadway in a long while,” and WOR’s Dave Richardson cheers, “All I can say is WOW!”

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®.

Full priced tickets for BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL may be purchased online at or by phone at 1-800-982-2787. Prices are subject to change without notice. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Pantages Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets. The Pantages Theatre is located at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard, just east of Vine Street, and the box office opens daily at 10am. Groups of 10 or more can call 866-755-3075 or visit

For tickets or more information about BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL’s Los Angeles engagement, please visit the Pantages Theatre’s official website,

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