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Odds & Ends: Brits Eye Beautiful, Kinky & Dusty, a Tony-Winning Billy's Grown-Up Role & More

Odds & Ends: Brits Eye Beautiful, Kinky & Dusty, a Tony-Winning Billy's Grown-Up Role & More
Jake Epstein, Jessie Mueller, Anika Larsen & Jarrod Spector
A British actress will headline 'Beautiful' in London.

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Beautiful, Kinky and Dusty's London News
A veritable plethora of news out of the West End today. Broadway.com has confirmed that Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is likely to be heading to London's Aldwych Theatre next year, however although its Tony-winning leading lady Jessie Mueller previously revealed to us that she would "gladly hop over the Pond for a while" to reprise her role, according to the Daily Mail, a British actress will headline the tuner in the U.K instead. Meanwhile, the Mail also reports that Kinky Boots is eyeing the Palace Theatre and that a new musical of Dusty Springfield, Dusty, is in the works, helmed by Jonathan Church with a script by Sandi Toksvig. Another tuner based on the pop legend, Forever Dusty, closed off-Broadway last spring.

Tony-winning Billy Elliot Star Kiril Kulish's Grown-Up Role
We don't feel old or anything. An all grown up Kiril Kulish, who won a Tony for playing the titular role in Billy Elliot, will appear opposite Twilight’s Booboo Stewart in the movie Sonata. Variety reports that the indie music drama will be penned by Matt Nicholas and Nastassja Sanchez and directed by Brendan Foley. Kulish will play the rival to the yet to be cast female lead.

A Child Explains Kinky Boots, Melts Our Hearts
Speaking of Kinky Boots, the below video of a six-year-old explaining the show's plot went viral this week. You'd have to have a heart of stone not to watch this and go all gooey inside. Happy Friday!

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