Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Billy Elliot Broadway to Close on Jan 8
"Billy Elliot the Musical" will end its Broadway run with a final show on January 8 having been performed in the city more than 1,300 times. Featuring music by Elton John, the show won the 2009 Tony Award for best musical.
It tells the story of a young small town boy and his journey from the boxing ring to ballet class and an unexpected talent.
The show continues to tour across America and play in London.
Further international productions are also planned.