Previews: October 1, 2008
Opening: November 13, 2008
Venue: Imperial Theatre, 249 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
Based on the film of the same name about a working-class British boy with ambitions that run contrary to family expectations, the London smash-hit musical arrives on Broadway. Set in England's North East against the background of the miners' strike, Billy Elliot concerns a working-class boy's dream of becoming a ballet dancer. Winner of multiple 2006 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical.
Photos by Matthew Blank