Billy Elliot

Broadway Snow Day Discounts

January 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

Due to the snow storm, producers and worried theatres won’t be filled for today’s matinee and evening performances, which is great news for those of you willing to make your way to a Broadway theatre. You can get these deals at the box office or online at BroadwayOffers.com. Here are the deals I’ve been able to find: Billy Elliot: Use code [...]

2010 Olivier Award Nominations and Winners

February 8, 2010 // 5 Comments

The West End’s Olivier Awards nominations are out and lots of trans-Pacific transfers are on the list, including the Broadway transfer of Spring Awakening, now on the West End, and the West-End transfers of A Little Night Music and Billy Elliot, now on Broadway. The official awards ceremony took place on March 21. Here are the categories that include [...]

A Big Broadway News Roundup

January 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Next to Normal Looking to Launch a National Tour Brian Yorkey, the book writer and lyricist for Broadway’s Next to Normal, told Playbill.com, “A tour is in the works. David Stone’s at work putting it together. I think it will launch later this year, in the fall or winter.” In addition to a national tour here in the US, there is also [...]

Two new Billys for Broadway

November 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

Billy Elliot The Musical will welcome two new boys into the rotation of the title role! The lucky two are Dayton Tavare, who played Billy in Sydney and Melbourne, and Liam Redhead, straight out of Canada’s National Ballet School. Both boys were chosen from more than 1, 500 who auditioned for the role. They will become the 6th and 7th Billys to join the [...]

A round-up of the latest casting changes

September 30, 2009 // 1 Comment

David Bologna leaves Billy Elliot David Bologna, whose performance as Michael earned him a nomination for a Tony Award in Billy Elliot the Musical, plays his final performance on Sept. 27. Laura Michelle Kelly and Christian Borle join the cast Mary Poppins Laura Michelle Kelly, who originated the title role in Mary Poppins on the West End, and Christian [...]

Casting changes for Billy Elliot on Broadway

August 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Alex Ko will step into the title character in Broadway’s Billy Elliot as Kiril Kulish departs the show in early October. He will join David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik and Tommy Batchelor in the Billy rotation beginning the week of Oct. 5. Also leaving the production are Haydn Gwynne, the current Mrs. Wilkinson, and David Bologna, one of the actors [...]

Casting Changes on Broadway; Tour News

June 24, 2009 // 1 Comment

On Broadway: Six Feet Under‘s Justina Machado will takeover the role of Daniela in Broadway’s In the Heights. Chelsea Morgan Stock is now playing Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Will Chase (Rent, Aida, The Full Monty, Miss Saigon) to Join Cast of Tony-Winning Billy Elliot as Tony, Billy’s older brother. On Tour: Guys and Dolls [...]
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