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Billy Elliot at the Canon Theatre in Toronto, ON, Ended 3 Sep 2011.
Set in a small English town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising talent for dance that inspires his family and his whole community, and changes his life forever.
Billy Elliot, The Musical is the new show that has captured Broadway’s heart and received the best reviews for any musical in years. Called “extraordinarily uplifting” by Time Out New York and “intoxicating” by The New York Times, Billy Elliot is a joyous, exciting and feel-good celebration of one boy following his heart and making his dreams come true.
Based on the critically acclaimed feature film, Billy Elliot is brought to life by the movie’s original creative team – director Stephen Daldry, choreographer Peter Darling and writer Lee Hall - along with music legend Elton John, who has written what the New York Post calls “his best score yet!
Audience: Strong language; strobe lighting effects; simulated cigarette smoking (non-tobacco) on stage. Suggested for ages 8 +.
Run time: 2 hours 45 minutes with one 15 minute intermission.
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