Billy Elliot: The Musical

Musical - Original

Imperial Theatre

  • First Preview: October 1, 2008
  • Opening Date: November 13, 2008
  • Closing Date: January 8, 2012
  • Previews: 40
  • Performances: 1312

Music: Elton John

Lyrics: Lee Hall

Book: Lee Hall

Synopsis

Based on the hit film of the same name, Billy Elliot tells the story of a boy from a family of coal miners who dreams of becoming a ballet dancer, even though his father wants him to box.

 

Opening Night Cast

Haydn Gwynne in Billy Elliot: The Musical Haydn Gwynne Mrs. Wilkinson
Gregory Jbara in Billy Elliot: The Musical Gregory Jbara Dad
Carole Shelley in Billy Elliot: The Musical Carole Shelley Grandma
Santino Fontana in Billy Elliot: The Musical Santino Fontana Tony
David Alvarez in Billy Elliot: The Musical David Alvarez Billy Elliot
Trent Kowalik in Billy Elliot: The Musical Trent Kowalik Billy Elliot
Kiril Kulish in Billy Elliot: The Musical Kiril Kulish Billy Elliot
David Bologna in Billy Elliot: The Musical David Bologna Michael
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Opening Night Production Credits

Lee Hall Lee Hall Book
Elton John Elton John Music
Lee Hall Lee Hall Lyrics
Stephen Daldry Stephen Daldry Director
Peter Darling Peter Darling Choreographer
Ian MacNeil Ian MacNeil Set Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Book of a Musical Lee Hall Winner
2009 Outstanding Choreography Peter Darling Winner
2009 Outstanding Director of a Musical Stephen Daldry Winner
2009 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gregory Jbara Winner
2009 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Haydn Gwynne Winner
2009 Outstanding Lighting Design in a Musical Rick Fisher Winner
2009 Outstanding Music Elton John Winner
2009 Outstanding Musical   Winner
2009 Outstanding Orchestrations Martin Koch Winner
2009 Outstanding Sound Design Paul Arditti Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Winner
2009 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Best Musical Elton John
Lee Hall
Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Choreography Peter Darling Winner
2009 Outstanding Costume Design Nicky Gillibrand Nominee
2009 Outstanding Director of a Musical Stephen Daldry Winner
2009 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gregory Jbara Winner
2009 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Haydn Gwynne Winner
2009 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Carole Shelley Nominee
2009 Outstanding Lighting Design Rick Fisher Winner
2009 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner
2009 Outstanding New Score   Winner
2009 Outstanding Set Design Ian MacNeil Nominee
2009 Special Award David Alvarez
Trent Kowalik
Kiril Kulish
Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Theatre World Award David Alvarez Winner
2009 Theatre World Award Kiril Kulish Winner
2009 Theatre World Award Trent Kowalik Winner
2009 Theatre World Award Haydn Gwynne Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Actor in a Musical David Alvarez
Trent Kowalik
Kiril Kulish
Winner
2009 Book of a Musical Lee Hall Winner
2009 Choreography Peter Darling Winner
2009 Costume Design of a Musical Nicky Gillibrand Nominee
2009 Direction of a Musical Stephen Daldry Winner
2009 Featured Actor in a Musical David Bologna Nominee
2009 Featured Actor in a Musical Gregory Jbara Winner
2009 Featured Actress in a Musical Carole Shelley Nominee
2009 Featured Actress in a Musical Haydn Gwynne Nominee
2009 Lighting Design of a Musical Rick Fisher Winner
2009 Musical   Winner
2009 Orchestrations Martin Koch Winner
2009 Original Score Elton John
Lee Hall
Nominee
2009 Scenic Design of a Musical Ian MacNeil Winner
2009 Sound Design of a Musical Paul Arditti Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jan. 8, 2012 32 $1,118,453
$1,327,900
-$334,719 $98.40
$199.00
11366
1421
8
0
99.98% 0.07%
Jan. 1, 2012 31 $1,453,172
$1,694,745
$666,614 $113.72
$199.00
12778
1421
9
0
99.91% 12.65%
Dec. 25, 2011 30 $786,558
$1,258,645
-$31,399 $90.62
$199.00
8680
1421
7
0
87.26% 1.45%
Dec. 18, 2011 29 $817,957
$1,327,900
- $83.85
$199.00
9755
1421
8
0
85.81% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $4,176,140
$5,609,190
  $96.65 42579
45472
32
0
93.64 %  
Cumulative
  $183,514,378
$218,727,543
  $101.88
$300.00
1787108
1921187
1312
40
93.02 %  
 
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