Broadway's Billy Elliot Welcomes Daniel Jenkins, Katherine McGrath, William Youmans Sept. 6

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06 Sep 2011

Daniel Jenkins
Daniel Jenkins

Daniel Jenkins, Katherine McGrath and William Youmans join the Broadway cast of the Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical in the roles of Dad, Grandma and George, respectively, Sept. 6 at 7 PM at the Imperial Theatre.

Tony winner Gregory Jbara, Tony nominee Carole Shelley and Joel Hatch played their final performances in those roles Sept. 4 at 7:30 PM.

Daniel Jenkins' Broadway credits include Mr. Banks in Mary Poppins, Cliff in Wrong Mountain, Josh in Big, Prior in Angels in America, Huck (1985) and Mark Twain (2005) in Big River. 

William Youmans has been seen on Broadway in Wicked, Finian's Rainbow, Baz Luhrmann's La Boheme, The Farnsworth Invention, Pirate Queen, Titanic, Big River and The Little Foxes. 

McGrath's Broadway work includes A Tale of Two Cities (Miss Pross), The Music Man (Widow Paroo), and The Night of the Tribades.

Billy Elliot also currently stars Emily Skinner (Mrs. Wilkinson), Patrick Mulvey (Tony), Neil McCaffrey and Cameron Clifford (Michael) and Giuseppe Bausilio, Tade Biesinger, Joseph Harrington and Peter Mazurowski as Billy.

Billy Elliot the Musical, according to press notes, 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."

The musical features music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry.

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