Billy Elliot at Pantages Theater

June 28th, 2011

Based on the 2000 film of the same name, Billy Elliot musical is an endearing story about a boy named Billy, who gave up good things in life because of his circumstances.

The musical is set in a mining town of northern England in the ‘80s. Billy is an orphan who desperately struggles to survive on his own. The musical is about how Billy strives to live and how he triumphs. The novel “The Stars Look Down,” written by A.J. Cronin, inspired the screenplay of the movie. The musical is based on the movie.

The book of the musical was written by Lee Hall who had also written the screenplay for the movie. The songs and the soulful music enhance the story and make it a moving portrayal of the orphan named Billy Elliot.

The musical has won several awards and it was first premiered in 2005 in London’s West End. Since then, audiences across the world have been captivated by the musical.

The appeal of Billy Elliot is that his is a universal story. It can be set against any time period or any geographical location. It is a human story, one that everyone will be able to relate to. The story is about how circumstances and cripple us and by the sheer force of will and hard work we can also rise above the limits set by circumstances. The musical is moving and inspiring.

Billy Elliot is a musical that the entire family will enjoy. It has a poignant theme, but it is not too dark or brooding. The comic elements bring certain lightness to the tale, but its essence is still maintained.

To enjoy the musical with your entire family and have a great evening, book your tickets as early as possible. Buy your Billy Elliot musical tickets today!