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A life-affirming musical about a young boy beating all odds to fulfill his dream.

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Billy Elliot’s Emily Skinner Had a One Track Mind in School

Billy Elliot’s Emily Skinner Had a One Track Mind in School

As kids all over America head back to school, Broadway.com decided to ask our favorite Broadway stars to look back at their own years in the classroom, sharing memories of favorite subjects and activities and describing their younger selves. Tony nominee Emily Skinner is currently chain-smoking her way through Billy Elliot as colorful ballet teacher Mrs. Wilkinson—no thanks ...

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Billy Elliot's Cameron Clifford on Playing Dress-Up and His Harry Potter Obsession

Billy Elliot's Cameron Clifford on Playing Dress-Up and His Harry Potter Obsession

Age & Hometown: 11; Flemington, NJ

Current Role: Tapping up a storm as Michael, the eccentric and sympathetic friend of the title character in the long-running Broadway musical hit Billy Elliot.

First Steps: Even without any professional dancers in his family, young Cameron was on the move by the age of four. “When I was little, if music came on, I ...

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Broadway’s Billy Elliot to Hold Second Annual Open Call for Ballet Girls

Broadway’s Billy Elliot to Hold Second Annual Open Call for Ballet Girls

Break out your tutus, girls, Billy Elliot is holding its second annual open call. On September 17, 2011, the show will be on the lookout for the latest batch of talented youngsters to join its ranks as Ballet Girls. Sign-ups for the open audition will begin at 10AM and will take place at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre.

According to a ...

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Daniel Jenkins Replaces Gregory Jbara in Billy Elliot; Katherine McGrath and William Youmans Join Cast

Daniel Jenkins Replaces Gregory Jbara in Billy Elliot; Katherine McGrath and William Youmans Join Cast

Billy Elliot will welcome a trio of new players this fall. Beginning September 6, Daniel Jenkins will take on the role of Dad, Katherine McGrath will play Grandma and William Youmans is assuming the role of George in the hit musical at the Imperial Theatre. Current stars Gregory Jbara (who earned a Tony Award for his performance), Carole Shelley and ...

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Billy Elliot’s Patrick Mulvey Isn’t a Nutcase, He Just Plays Them On Stage

Billy Elliot’s Patrick Mulvey Isn’t a Nutcase, He Just Plays Them On Stage

Age & hometown: 26; Joliet, Illinois

Current Role: Making his Broadway debut as Billy’s abrasive big brother Tony in Billy Elliot

Tony-in-Training: When Mulvey joined the Chicago company of Billy Elliot, it was like “letting the dog out of the cage,” jokes the Illinois native, who graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. “In the ...

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Billy Elliot’s Ballet Girls Raise the Barre on National Dance Day

Billy Elliot’s Ballet Girls Raise the Barre on National Dance Day

Considering the countless number of talented twinkletoes featured there, it’s no surprise that Broadway’s Imperial Theatre was a hot spot on National Dance Day! On July 26, one of Billy Elliot's title actors, Giuseppe Bausilio, and his Ballet Girl co-stars spilled out onto the sidewalk in front of their home away from home in celebration of dance ...

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Billy Elliot Star Carole Shelley on Her Cat's Strange Motherly Instincts

Billy Elliot Star Carole Shelley on Her Cat's Strange Motherly Instincts

After a two-show day, Broadway’s pet-owning performers love nothing more than coming home to their number one fan: a loyal four-legged friend. In honor of the annual Broadway Barks dog and cat adoption event, coming up on July 9 in Shubert Alley, we asked stage stars to show their puppy—and kitty!—love by telling us all about their ...

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Surprise! Billy Elliot Welcomes 1.5 Millionth Audience Member to Broadway

Surprise! Billy Elliot Welcomes 1.5 Millionth Audience Member to Broadway

The cast of Billy Elliot crossed another Broadway landmark on June 22 when they welcomed a very special guest to the Imperial Theatre: their 1.5 millionth audience member! After the cast took their bows at the matinee performance, Billy (Peter Mazurowski) and his onstage Dad (Gregory Jbara) came forward to surprise the milestone audience member, Caty Dougherty. The Philadelphia ...

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Broadway Newcomer Patrick Mulvey to Join Billy Elliot as Big Brother Tony

Broadway Newcomer Patrick Mulvey to Join Billy Elliot as Big Brother Tony

Patrick Mulvey will join the Broadway company of Billy Elliot on July 15 as Tony, the title character's older brother. He takes over the role from Will Chase, who will play his final performance on July 10.

Mulvey originated the role of Tony in the Chicago production of Billy Elliot, and also played the role on the first national ...

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Giuseppe Bausilio to Make Broadway Debut as Title Star of Billy Elliot

Giuseppe Bausilio to Make Broadway Debut as Title Star of Billy Elliot

Broadway's Tony-winning Billy Elliot is welcoming a new actor to the title role, 13-year-old Giuseppe Bausilio. Bausilio will become the 14th Billy to perform on Broadway, and will alternate the role with current cast members Tade Biesinger, Joseph Harrington, Peter Mazurowski and Dayton Tavares. Current star Jacob Clemente will play his final performance as Billy on July 3; Bausilio ...

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