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Tony Award-winning Best Musical Electrifies Kansas City January 22-27
Billy Elliot the Musical
January 22-27, 2013
Kansas City's Musical Hall
301 West 13th St., Kansas City, MO 64105
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 passion that inspires his family and his whole community. A big musical with an even bigger heart, Billy Elliot the Musical will enchant the dreamer in all of us. Recommended for ages 8+. Show contains adult language and may not be suitable for all audiences. We are giving away a pair of tickets to opening night, January 22 at the Music Hall, 7:30pm from our sponsor Besa PR. Keep reading for your chance to win!
Tickets are on sale now starting at $25 and are available online at www.theaterleague.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, the Municipal Auditorium box office, or by calling 800.745.3000. Performance times are: Tues. - Thurs., 7:30 pm; Fri., 8 pm; Sat., 2 and 8 pm; Sun., 1 and 6:30 pm. Recommended for ages 8+. Show contains adult language and may not be suitable for all audiences. Become a fan of Theater League on Facebook. The 2012-2013 Kansas City Broadway Series is welcomed by The Hotel Phillips.
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.
In addition to the Tony Award for Best Musical, Billy Elliot the Musical received the award for Best Direction of a Musical (Stephen Daldry); Best Book of a Musical (Lee Hall); Best Choreography (Peter Darling); Best Orchestrations (Martin Koch); Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Ian MacNeil); Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Rick Fisher); Best Sound Design of a Musical (Paul Arditti); Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical (David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, Kiril Kulish); Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical (Gregory Jbara).
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.
Ben Brantley of the New York Times says that Billy Elliot “Sends 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 Smith calls 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 show is produced by Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films, Old Vic Productions and NETworks Presentations, LLC. The production features scenic design by Ian MacNeil, associate direction by Julian Webber, costume design by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Rick Fisher and sound design by Paul Arditti. Musical supervision and orchestrations are by Martin Koch. Touring production direction is by Justin Martin and choreography is by Kathryn Dunn.
Additional information about Billy Elliot the Musical is available at www.BillyElliotTour.com
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We have a pair of tickets to Billy Elliot the Musical at the Kansas City Music Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 22nd at 7:30pm to give to one of our readers care of Besa PR.
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