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Imperial Theatre , (11/13/2008 - 1/08/2012)
First Preview:Oct 01, 2008 Total Previews:40
Opening Date:Nov 13, 2008   
Closing Date:Jan 08, 2012 Total Performances:1312

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: England's Northeast against the background of a miner's strike

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)
Produced by Universal Pictures, Working Title, The Old Vic Company, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jon Finn and Sally Greene; Produced in association with The Weinstein Company
Book by Lee Hall; Lyrics by Lee Hall; Music by Elton John; Music orchestrated by Martin Koch; Musical Director: David Chase; Dance arrangements by David Chase; Based on the film by Universal Pictures and StudioCanal
Directed by Stephen Daldry; Choreographed by Peter Darling; Associate Director: Julian Webber; Associate Choreographer: Kathryn Dunn; Assistant Choreographer: Nikki Belsher
Scenic Design by Ian MacNeil; Costume Design by Nicky Gillibrand; Lighting Design by Rick Fisher; Sound Design by Paul Arditti; Hair and Wig Design by Campbell Young; Make-Up Design by Campbell Young; Associate Set Designer (UK): Paul Atkinson; Associate Costume Designer (UK): Claire Murphy; Associate Lighting Designer (Programmer): Victoria Smerdon; Associate Sound Designer (UK): John Owens; Associate Costume Designer (US): Brian Russman; Associate Lighting Designer (US): Daniel Walker; Associate Sound Designer (US): Tony Smolenski IV; Assistant Costume Designer (US): Rebecca Lustig; Assistant Lighting Design: Kristina Kloss; Moving Light Programmer: David Arch
General Manager: Nina Lannan & Associates and Devin Keudell; Executive Producer: David Furnish and Angela Morrison; Company Manager: Gregg Arst; Associate Co. Mgr: Carol M. Oune; Assistant Co. Mgr: Ashley Berman
Production Stage Manager: Bonnie L. Becker; Production Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi and Patrick Sullivan; Stage Manager: Charles Underhill; Assistant Stage Mgr: Scott Rowen and Mary Kathryn Flynt
Musical Supervisor: Martin Koch; Conducted by David Chase; Associate Conductor: Shawn Gough; Reed 1 (Alto sax/Flute/Piccolo): Edward Salkin; Reed 2 (Alto sax/Flute/Clarinet): Rick Heckman; Reed 3 (Tenor sax/Clarinet): Mike Migliore; Reed 4 (Tenor Sax/Clarinet/Bass Clarinet): Jay Brandford; Trumpet 1/Cornet/Flugelhorn: James Dela Garza; Trumpet 2/Flugelhorn/ Cornet/Cornet in Eb: John Dent; Trumpet 3/Flugelhorn/Cornet: Alex Holton; Trombone/Euphonium: Dick Clark and Jack Schatz; French Horn/Tenor Horn: Roger Wendt and Eva Conti; Keyboard/Synthesizer: Joseph Joubert and Shawn Gough; Guitar/Variax: JJ McGeehan; Bass/Fretless Bass: Randy Landau; Drums: Gary Seligson; Percussion: Howard Joines; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Music Copying/Library Services: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Resident Director: B.T. McNicholl; Flying Effects by Flying by Foy
Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Adult Casting Director: Tara Rubin Casting; Children's Casting Director: Nora Brennan; Dance Captain: Greg Graham; Assistant Dance Captain: Cara Kjellman; Dialect Coach (UK): William Conacher; Resident Dialect Coach: Ben Furey; Fight direction by David Leong; Fight Captain: Grady McLeod Bowman; Marketing: Allied Live; Videographer: Suspension Productions; Photographer: David Scheinmann and Carol Rosegg
David Alvarez Billy Elliot (Oct 01, 2008 - Jan 03, 2010) Alternate
Santino Fontana Tony
Haydn Gwynne Mrs. Wilkinson
Gregory Jbara Dad
Trent Kowalik Billy Elliot (Oct 01, 2008 - Mar 07, 2010) Alternate
Kiril Kulish Billy Elliot (Oct 01, 2008 - Oct 03, 2009) Alternate
Carole Shelley Grandma (Oct 01, 2008 - Sep 04, 2011)
Juliette Allen Angelo Ballet Girl
Kevin Bernard Ensemble
David Bologna Michael Alternate
Grady McLeod Bowman Ensemble
Heather Burns Ballet Girl
Frank Dolce Michael Alternate
Eboni Edwards Ballet Girl
Darrell Grand Moultrie Ensemble
Eric Gunhus Ensemble
Meg Guzulescu Ballet Girl
Stephen Hanna Older Billy
Izzy Hanson-Johnston Ballet Girl
Joel Hatch George (Oct 01, 2008 - Sep 04, 2011)
Leah Hocking Dead Mum
Keean Johnson Tall Boy
Aaron Kaburick Ensemble
Donnie Kehr Ensemble
Jeff Kready Ensemble
Stephanie Kurtzuba Ensemble
"Expressing Yourself" Dancer
David Larsen Ensemble
Caroline London Ballet Girl
Merle Louise Ensemble
Marina Micalizzi Ballet Girl
Mitchell Michaliszyn Small Boy Alternate
Matthew Mindler Small Boy Alternate
Tessa Netting Ballet Girl
Daniel Oreskes Ensemble
Jayne Paterson Ensemble
Thommie Retter Mr. Braithwaite
Corrieanne Stein Ballet Girl
Jamie Torcellini Ensemble
Grant Turner Ensemble
Casey Whyland Ballet Girl
Erin Whyland Debbie
Swings: Maria Connelly, Samantha Czulada, Kyle DesChamps, David Eggers, Brianna Fragomeni, Greg Graham, Cara Kjellman, Kara Klein, David Koch and Liz Pearce
Understudies: Tommy Batchelor (Billy Elliot), Maria Connelly (Debbie), Eric Gunhus (George), Leah Hocking (Mrs. Wilkinson), Keean Johnson (Michael), Donnie Kehr (Dad), Jeff Kready (Tony), David Larsen (Tony), Merle Louise (Grandma), Daniel Oreskes (Dad), Jayne Paterson (Mrs. Wilkinson) and Jamie Torcellini (George)
Tony Award®
winner 2009 Best Musical [winner]
Produced by Universal Pictures, Working Title and The Old Vic Company; Produced in association with The Weinstein Company
winner 2009 Best Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Lee Hall
 2009 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre [nominee]
Music by Elton John; Lyrics by Lee Hall
winner 2009 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
David Alvarez
winner 2009 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Trent Kowalik
winner 2009 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Kiril Kulish
winner 2009 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Gregory Jbara
 2009 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
David Bologna
 2009 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Haydn Gwynne
 2009 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Carole Shelley
winner 2009 Best Choreography [winner]
Peter Darling
winner 2009 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
Stephen Daldry
winner 2009 Best Orchestrations [winner]
Martin Koch
winner 2009 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [winner]
Scenic Design by Ian MacNeil
 2009 Best Costume Design of a Musical [nominee]
Costume Design by Nicky Gillibrand
winner 2009 Best Lighting Design of a Musical [winner]
Lighting Design by Rick Fisher
winner 2009 Best Sound Design of a Musical [winner]
Sound Design by Paul Arditti
Theatre World
nominee 2009 Award [recipient]
David Alvarez
nominee 2009 Award [recipient]
Trent Kowalik
nominee 2009 Award [recipient]
Kiril Kulish
nominee 2009 Award [recipient]
Haydn Gwynne
Drama Desk Award
winner 2009 Outstanding Musical [winner]
Produced by Universal Pictures, Working Title and The Old Vic Company; Produced in association with The Weinstein Company
winner 2009 Outstanding Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Lee Hall
winner 2009 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Gregory Jbara
winner 2009 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Haydn Gwynne
winner 2009 Outstanding Choreography [winner]
Peter Darling
winner 2009 Outstanding Orchestrations [winner]
Martin Koch
winner 2009 Outstanding Music [winner]
Music by Elton John
winner 2009 Outstanding Lighting Design in a Musical [winner]
Lighting Design by Rick Fisher
winner 2009 Outstanding Sound Design [winner]
Sound Design by Paul Arditti
winner 2009 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner]
Directed by Stephen Daldry
music by Elton John; lyrics by Lee Hall
ACT 1Sung By
The Stars Look Down Full Company
Shine Mrs. Wilkinson, and Billy Elliot
We'd Go Dancing Grandma and Men's Ensemble
Solidarity Full Company
Expressing Yourself Billy Elliot, Michael and Ensemble
Dear Billy (Mum's Letter) Billy Elliot, Mrs. Wilkinson and Dead Mum
Born to Boogie Billy Elliot, Mrs. Wilkinson and Mr. Braithwaite
ACT 2Sung By
Merry Christmas, Maggie Thatcher Full Company
Deep Into the Ground Dad and Full Company
He Could Be a Star Dad, Tony and Ensemble
Electricity Billy Elliot
Once We Were Kings Full Company
Dear Billy (Billy's Reply) Billy Elliot and Dead Mum