Billy Elliot the Musical - National Tour

The award-winning musical based on the international smash-hit film.

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Meet the Billy Boys: Ben Cook Feels Like ‘Nothing Can Stand In His Way’ When Dancing in Billy Elliot

Get to know the young lead performers of the Billy Elliot national tour! Broadway.com brings you an intimate look at the stars of the Tony-winning musical, including Ben Cook. The 14 year old played Billy’s best friend Michael both on Broadway and on tour, and he is now taking the lead in the title role on tour. The young ...

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Postcards from Boston: Billy Elliot’s Kat Hennessey Shares Photos of Her Beantown Adventures

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The national tour of Billy Elliot has been dancing up a storm during its four-week run in Boston and audiences are praising the Tony Award-winning musical. While the citizens of Billy’s British coal-mining town aren’t “expressing themselves” at the Opera House, they’re out on the town exploring what the city has to offer. Kat Hennessey, who plays Mum in ...

Meet the Billy Boys: Billy Elliot Star Kylend Hetherington Obsesses Over Chick Flicks, Twilight and Maroon 5

Get to know the young lead performers of the Billy Elliot national tour! Broadway.com brings you an intimate look at the stars of the Tony-winning musical, including Kylend Hetherington. This 14 year old grew up in Michigan and began dancing at age four. He says a rerun of Arthur Duncan on The Lawrence Welk Show had him “mesmerized” and inspired ...

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Meet the Billy Boys: Noah Parets Feels the Need For Speed in Billy Elliot

The young performers in Billy Elliot are tasked with executing complicated choreography worthy of dance pros with years of experience. Alternating in the role of the title character, these boys never fail to delight crowds with their leaps and pirouettes. Just who are these talented young dancers? Broadway.com brings you an intimate look at the stars. Noah Parets grew ...

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Meet the Billy Boys: Zach Manske Uses Greeting Card Inspiration to ‘Shine’ in Billy Elliot

In the Tony Award-winning musical Billy Elliot, young actors pirouette, tap and even fly across the stage in the title role. Just who are these talented young performers? Broadway.com brings you an intimate look at these adolescent stars and what makes them the entertainers that they are. First up is 12-year-old Zach Manske. The Minnesota native started dancing at ...

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Patti Perkins Reflects on Her Billy Elliot Grandsons Growing as Performers and Children

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As Grandma in the national tour of the Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot, Patti Perkins plays the senile nana to the show’s titular boy. Onstage, she connects with Billy as she reminisces about her youthful dreams of being a ballet dancer. Offstage, Perkins plays mentor and acting coach to the numerous young actors that alternate in the challenging ...

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Boston Loves Ballet! Watch Audiences Cheer for Elton John Musical Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot has tapped his way into Boston, and theatergoers who spoke to Broadway.com are raving about the “phenomenal” choreography in this Tony Award-winning show. In this “brilliantly written” musical, with music by Elton John, a young boy discovers a surprising passion for ballet that inspires his family and struggling community. Click below to see clips from the show ...

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Salma Hayek Feels the ‘Electricity’ of Billy Elliot in Boston

The British mining town where Billy Elliot takes place got some unexpected Latin flair when screen star Salma Hayek visited the national tour on July 29. The Academy Award nominee took in the matinee performance at the Boston Opera House with her daughter Valentina and a friend. After the show, the actress, who stars in Oliver Stone’s summer hit Savages ...

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Watch Local Billy Elliot Star Noah Parets Talk About His ‘Amazing’ Boston Homecoming

The national tour of Billy Elliot leaping through Boston for a four-week run at the Boston Opera House, and the talented young stars are already taking over the city. Beantown local Noah Parets made an appearance on Fox 25 Morning News to talk about his big homecoming. “All my friends and teachers will be there,” Parets said. The Sharon ...

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Tony-Winning Musical Billy Elliot Dances into Boston

The national tour of Billy Elliot opens on July 24 in Boston. The Tony-winning musical, featuring a score by Elton John, plays the Boston Opera House through August 19.

Billy Elliot tells the story of one boy's journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small British mining town, the plot follows Billy as he stumbles out of ...

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Billy Elliot's Cameron Clifford on Playing Dress-Up and Dancing in the Limelight

Age & Hometown: 11; Flemington, NJ

Current Role: Tapping up a storm as Michael, the eccentric and sympathetic friend of the title character in the national tour of Billy Elliot.

First Steps: Even without any professional dancers in his family, young Cameron was on the move by the age of four. “When I was little, if music came on, I ...

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Billy Elliot Writer Lee Hall Says Life Story is Reflected in Hit Show, Without the Ballet

Billy Elliot was nominated for three Oscars, won three Olivier Awards, won 10 Tonys and became a box office smash on London’s West End and on Broadway. Next, the national tour will be arriving in Boston from July 24 through August 19. But if the success of the musical about a boy growing up in a poverty-stricken English town who ...

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Penguins Inspired Boston Local Noah Parets to Tap His Happy Feet in Hit Musical Billy Elliot

For Noah Parets, one of the newest leads in the national tour of Billy Elliot, his first professional dance steps will be extra special. He will be making his national tour debut during his homecoming engagement in Boston. The Sharon, Massachusetts native will take the spotlight in the title role when the acclaimed hit plays the Boston Opera House from ...

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Ben Cook and Noah Parets Step Up to the Barre as New Leads in Billy Elliot Tour

Mrs. Wilkinson’s ballet class has two new members. Ben Cook and Noah Parets will both take the title role in the national tour of Billy Elliot. The actors will alternate performances as Billy and will become the 10th and 11th actors to perform the part in the national tour. Their first performance dates have yet to be announced.

Cook returns ...

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