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BILLY ELLIOT Welcomes Tade Biesinger as 'Billy'

2009 TONY AWARD-WINNING

BEST MUSICAL

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL

 WELCOMES

TADE BIESINGER

AS ‘BILLY’

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(New York, NY –April 20, 2011)  Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions in association with Weinstein Live Entertainment announced today that Tade Biesinger will join the cast of the 10-time Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical, in the role of ‘Billy.’  The production which recently celebrated its 1,000 performance at the Imperial Theatre welcomes Biesinger as the thirteenth ‘Billy’ to perform on Broadway.  Current ‘Billy’ Alex Ko will play his final performance May 15, 2011 at 7:30pm.

TADE BIESINGER (Billy), 11.  Broadway debut!  Trained at Dance Impressions, Bountiful, Utah and Ballet West Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah.  Performed in Ballet West’s Nutcracker as Fritz and also in Madame Butterfly.  Winner of WCDE Mini National Male Elite Dancer, 2009 and NYCDA National Mini Male Outstanding Dancer, 2010.  Thanks to Kandee Allen, Vivian Colobella, Peter Christie, Michelle Harwood, my company team at DI, and all the kids I’ve danced with.  Special thanks to Mom, Dad, Briggs, Brooks, Cael, Liberty, family, friends, teachers, Ward, my community and the Billy Elliot staff!

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Billy Elliot the Musical is the winner of ten 2009 Tony Awards including Best Musical features music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry.

Billy Elliot is the joyous celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising talent that inspires his family and his whole community and changes his life forever.

Tickets for Billy Elliot the Musical range from $41.50 to $141.50, and can be purchased at the Imperial Theatre Box Office (246 West 45th Street) or by calling Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200 or visiting www.Telecharge.com.  The playing schedule for Billy Elliot is as follows: Tuesdays at 7pm, Thursday – Sunday at 7:30pm, Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday at 2pm.

Billy Elliot the Musical is produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jon Finn and Sally Greene. Angela Morrison and David Furnish are Executive Producers. The production features scenic design by Ian MacNeil, the associate director is Julian Webber, costume design by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Rick Fisher and sound design by Paul Arditti. Musical supervision and orchestrations are by Martin Koch.

 

For tickets and information visit www.BillyElliotBroadway.com 

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