Friday, March 20, 2020

'Bringing love to your front room': Layton Williams' unexpected debut concert by Chris Wiegand

As performers across the world see gigs cancelled, the former Billy Elliot star will be facing the unknown with a shake and a shimmy He was cast as Billy Elliot at 12, toured the UK in hit m…

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

BILLY ELLIOT prematurely closes in Melbourne amidst COVID-19 warnings by Gabi Bergman

Earlier tonight it was announced that Billy Elliot The Musical will be closing its doors at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre. The show is

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

Broadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008!

Billy Elliot made a huge splash in London in 2005 before it crossed the Atlantic. The Broadway production opened at the Imperial Theatre on November 13, 2008, where it remained for over thre…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Watch River Mardesic perform “Angry Dance” from BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL! by Gabi Bergman

Billy Elliot is blowing away Melbourne audiences – and we have a sneak peek for our readers! The Act 1 Finale,

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Billy Elliot dances into Melbourne’s Regent Theatre by Gabi Bergman

Based on the 2000 film of the same name, Billy Elliot The Musical is a show like no other. With

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

On the Couch with Robert Grubb by Arts Review

Who is Robert Grubb? Robert is one of Australia’s most accomplished and versatile performers who is currently starring in Billy Elliot The Musical. What would you do differently from what …

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Monday, February 10, 2020

The Oscars Go Broadway! Tony Winners Take the Stage at the 2020 Academy Awards by Michael Appler

Elton John, the Tony-winning composer of Aida, triumphed at the Academy Awards on February 9, winning an Oscar for Best Original Song. John, who also composed the scores to Broadway's The…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Lisa Sontag on Billy Elliot by Gabi Bergman

Get ready Melbourne, Billy Elliot is dancing his way right into the Regent! Based on the film of the same

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

How Matthew Bourne’s ‘Swan Lake’ Makes Boys Want To Study Dance by Artsjournal1

It’s not just that the piece is in the final scene of Billy Elliot. A corps de ballet of muscular men as feral swans, in place of the usual ethereal women in white tutus, shows boys differ…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Dear West End Producer: ‘What opportunities are there if I can dance but not sing?’ by @westendproducer

What opportunities out there for a Scottish billy Elliot lookalike that can dance but not sing 😂 — Jay Robertson (@JayRobe69536916) January

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Former Broadway Child Stars: Where Are They Now? Because They Owe Me Money by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. For many, being a child star can be a gamble - you either tend to the flame of stardom and carry it as far as it takes you, or you burn too bright and too q…

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Monday, December 30, 2019

AIN'T TOO PROUD Has Broken the Box Office House Record at the Imperial Theatre

Producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce announced today that Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations has once again broken the box office house record at the Imperial Theatre …

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Tony Winner Santino Fontana on How Tootsie Changed His Heart and Hamstrings by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

Elton John, Giles Terera & Stephen Mear are named in the New Year Honours list

What a Christmas present for Olivier Award winners Giles Terera (well known to musical theatre fans for playing Aaron Burr in the original West End production of Hamilton) and director and c…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

AIN'T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Breaks Imperial Theatre Box Office Record

Producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce announced today that the smash hit Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations has set a new box office record at the Imper…

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

The Boy in the Dress review – Robbie Williams has a ball with David Walliams by Michael Billington

Royal Shakespeare theatre, Stratford-upon-AvonA resplendent cast sing the praises of self-expression in Mark Ravenhill’s adaptation of the feelgood football novel The boy who defies tribal…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

BWW TV: Matthew Lopez and the Company of THE INHERITANCE Celebrate Opening Night!

The Barrymore Theatre was the place to be yesterday as the best of Broadway came out to celebrate an epic opening day of The Inheritance- directed by multi Olivier and Tony Award-winner Step…

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Photo Coverage: Go Inside the Epic Opening Night of THE INHERITANCE

The Barrymore Theatre was the place to be yesterday as the best of Broadway came out to celebrate an epic opening day of The Inheritance- directed by multi Olivier and Tony Award-winner Step…

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Inheritance is a funny, tender marathon drama: Review by Leah Greenblatt

Seven hours: It’s a runtime so outrageous, so almost unthinkably decadent, only Angels and boy wizards have dared to go there on Broadway before. It’s also approximately how long it take…

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BWW TV: Broadway Walks the Red Carpet on Opening Day of THE INHERITANCE- Watch Live!

Directed by multi Olivier and Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, Netflix's 'The Crown') and designed by Olivier and Tony Award winner Bob Crowley, The Inheritance will open toda…

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BWW TV: Watch Broadway Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Day of THE INHERITANCE- Live at 11:45am!

Directed by multi Olivier and Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, Netflix's 'The Crown') and designed by Olivier and Tony Award winner Bob Crowley, The Inheritance will open toda…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Photo Flash: First Look at THE INHERITANCE, Opening On Broadway November 17

Directed by multi Olivier and Tony Award-winner Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, Netflix's 'The Crown') and designed by Olivier and Tony Award winner Bob Crowley, THE INHERITANCE will begin …

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Justin Smith discusses returning to Billy Elliott a generation on by Peter J Snee

Based on the film of the same name, Billy Elliot the Musical is a funny, gritty, heart-warming and feel-good celebration following the journey of a young boy raised in a small British mining…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Signature Theatre’s “A Chorus Line” is a singular sensation by Andra Abramson

In the theater world, a performer who is a true triple threat – one with the ability to perform at the highest levels as an actor, singer, and dancer all at the same time – is rare. Luck…

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Billy Elliot casting update: Kelley Abbey withdraws from the show by Gabi Bergman

The producers of Billy Elliot the Musical have today confirmed that unfortunately due to personal circumstances Kelley Abbey is unable to continue in her role as Mrs Wilkinson and has had to…

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Billy Elliot the Musical announces casting update by Arts Review

The producers of Billy Elliot the Musical have today confirmed that unfortunately due to personal circumstances Kelley Abbey is unable to continue in her role as Mrs Wilkinson and has …

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Stephen Daldry Readies 6 Hour “Inheritance” for New York Debut, But His Heart is with South African Theater Troupe by Regina Weinreich

Stephen Daldry, known for directing such films as “Billy Elliot,” “The Hours,” and “The Reader,” and Netflix’s  “The Crown,” seems most proud

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Video Roundup: Celebrate World Ballet Day With Some Memorable Ballet Musical Moments

It's time to dance because today is World Ballet Day! To celebrate everything being beautiful at the ballet, we're looking back at some of the stage and screen's most iconic musicals featur…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Billy Elliot the Musical review – the sweetest spots are still the strongest by Cassie Tongue

Sydney Lyric theatreDance is the rightful soul of a show that reminds us we’re stronger, and better, when we look out for each other There might not be a musical easier to love than Billy …

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Photo Feature: Billy Elliot by David Hooley

Billy is back!  Its been 10 years since the original Australian production of Billy Elliot the musical graced our stages, and now four more boys are taking on the iconic role.  David Hoole…

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Friday, October 18, 2019

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Signature Theatre's A CHORUS LINE

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Signature Theatre's rehearsals for A Chorus Line with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and book by James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dant…

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