Thursday, June 17, 2010

Elton May be Involved with 2012 Olympics


In a recent interview with This is London, Stephen Daldry ( London 2012 Artistic Director), shed some light on his plans for the global event;

I can't believe he'll resist the urge to tinker creatively. Surely, he must have sounded out Billy Elliot's composer Elton John as a potential star of the opening ceremony, perhaps surrounded by boy ballet dancers from the musical? “There will be no Billy Elliot dancers,” he says, sidestepping the Elton question. Which I take to mean that Daldry has let Boyle know the channel to Elton is open. But for now, his stated position on the creative side is “hands off”.

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