Is Billy Elliot still on in London?

Is Billy Elliot the musical still running?

The show continues to play worldwide into 2021. Billy Australia toured in 2019/20 unfortunately coming to an early end due to Covid-19, Japan successfully played to audiences in late 2020 during Covid-19 with restrictions in place, and Korea will bring Billy to the stage once again later in 2021.

Why did Billy Elliot Close?

The hit musical is set to close in London after eleven years

The award-winning musical moves from the Victoria Palace due to a refurbishment programme at the theatre but will embark on its first UK and Ireland tour which will open in Plymouth in February. The tour is currently booking until May 2017.

Who has played Billy Elliot in London?

Original casts

Character Original London cast Billy Elliot Live cast
Billy Elliot Liam Mower James Lomas George Maguire Elliott Hanna
Mrs. Wilkinson Haydn Gwynne Ruthie Henshall
Dad Tim Healy Deka Walmsley
Tony Joe Caffrey Chris Grahamson

Who is the dancer at the end of Billy Elliot?

He became internationally recognized for creating the lead role of Swan/Stranger in Matthew Bourne’s contemporary dance production of the ballet Swan Lake, a role that was briefly featured in the 2000 film Billy Elliot where Cooper played the adult version of the titular character.

Adam Cooper (dancer)

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Adam Cooper
Parent(s) Dave Tamwyn

Who wrote the songs for Billy Elliot the Musical?

Why does Billy Elliot’s family not like him doing ballet?

Jackie’s fear and also anger is shown when he tells Billy that “[He] can forget about the ballet.” He also fears that Billy would keep doing ballet secretly if he allowed him to keep boxing, He then permits him to do boxing as well. … Ballet is thought to be a sport for girls only because of its attributes.