Louis, MO / October 13, 2011 — NETworks
Presentations, Universal Pictures Stage
Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic
Productions bring the 2009 Tony
Award-winning Best Musical Billy
Elliot the Musical to
St. Louis’ Fabulous Fox Theatre from
Based on the international smash-hit film and featuring
music by Elton
John, book and lyrics by Lee
direction by Stephen
Elliot the Musical has
earned critical acclaim on Broadway including 10 Tony
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.
Billy Elliot the Musical features Ty
Forhan, Ethan Fuller, Kylend
Hetherington, and J.P.
the role of ‘Billy.’
Also featured are Leah
Hebert (Dad); Patti
Perkins (Grandma); Cullen
Titmas (Tony); Joel
Blum (George); Ben
Cook and Jacob
Blaire Cutler (Debbie).
Ben Brantley of the New
York Times says
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
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!”
The production features original direction by Stephen
Daldry, choreography by Peter
Darling, scenic design by Ian
MacNeil, associate direction by Julian
Webber,costume design by Nicky
Gillibrand, lighting design by Rick
sound design by Paul
Arditti. Musical supervision and orchestrations are by Martin
Koch. Touring production direction by Justin Martin and
choreography Kathryn Dunn.
The production has been awarded 81 national
and international awards including ten Tony
Awards, Best Musical by the New York Drama
Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Drama League and
Outer Critics Circle.
Additional information about Billy
Elliot the Musical is
available at www.BillyElliotTour.com.
Billy Elliot the Musical dances
onto the Fabulous Fox Theatre stage November 1-13.
Performance times are Tuesday-Saturday evenings at 8pm;
Saturday & Sunday matinees at 2pm and Sunday, November 6
at 7:30pm. There is also a weekday matinee on Thursday,
November 10 at 1pm. Ticket prices start at $33 and are
subject to change; please refer to fabulousfox.com for
current pricing. Tickets are available at the Fox
Theatre box office, online at metrotix.com and
by phone at 314-534-1111.
Group discounts are available by calling 314-535-2900.
The Fabulous Fox Theatre is located in Grand Center at
527 N. Grand Blvd. Billy
Elliot the Musical is
part of both the U.S. Bank Broadway Series and Dance St.
Louis 2010-2011 subscription seasons and is sponsored
locally by American Airlines.