Monday, December 5, 2016

Welcome to Billy Elliot the Musical at TheSkyKid.com 

On these pages is detailed information about Billy Elliot the Musical (BETM), contained in three main sections:  Profiles of the Billys, General BETM Information, and Billy Reference Information.

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We hope you enjoy browsing all there is to find out about the show that has been called “the greatest musical you’ll ever see”.

Current BETM Productions

Meet Billy Elliot: Camille Playhouse

The Camille Playhouse in Brownsville, TX presents Billy Elliot The Musical from Dec 8-18, 2016.

Meet Billy Elliot: Phoenix Theatre (AZ)

Phoenix Theatre presents a regional production of Billy Elliot The Musical in Phoenix, Arizona, from November 16 to December 24, 2016.

Meet Billy Elliot: Auckland Theatre Company (NZ)

A production of Billy Elliot The Musical is presented by Auckland Theatre Company in New Zealand from October 7 to December 10, 2016.

Meet Billy Elliot: Budapest, Hungary

A production of Billy Elliot the Musical is presented at the Hungarian State Opera House in Budapest, from July 29 to August 21, 2016, and at the Erkel Theatre from September 6, 2016.

Meet Billy Elliot: Israel

The Israeli production of Billy Elliot the Musical ran from June 1 to October 21, 2016 in Tel Aviv, and will continue in December with shows both in Tel Aviv and at the Mozkin Theatre in Haifa.

Meet Billy Elliot: UK & Ireland Tour

A tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland of Billy Elliot The Musical will take place from 24-Feb-2016 to 17-Jun-2017.

Meet Billy Elliot: Chorzow & Warsaw, Poland

Billy Elliot The Musical at the Teatr Rozrywki in Chorzow, Poland is in an open ended run beginning on Apr 9-2015.

Billy Profiles

There is no question that the boys who play Billy are a very large part of the success of this show across the world.  How talented and determined to perform at a high level of excellence they are is captured in this quote by Matthew Seadon-Young, who played Tony in the London production of the show:Matthew Seadon-Young Quote

The “Billy Profiles” part of the site features bios of the boys — who are currently in the role or have played Billy professionally in the past — all around the world since the first production of the show opened in London in 2005. You can access profiles of the Billys by clicking on the Meet Billy Elliot: Alphabetical Profile Index (below). Information on the most current Billys to debut can be accessed by clicking on their pictures just to the right of the Alphabetical Profile Index.

General BETM Information

Included in this section is an orientation to the show itself: how it started, its history and a synopsis of the show. Just click on the title of any article to be taken to it.

Billy Elliot the Musical: A Synopsis

This article is a synopsis of Billy Elliot the Musical, both for those who will be attending the show for the first time and for those who recently viewed it and have questions about some aspect of the show

Billy Elliot the Musical at TheSkykid.com

The BETM section of this site contains several articles continually updated to provide the most current info on the show. Here is a list of those articles.

Where Do All the Billys Come From?

How has the Billy Elliot the Musical creative team come up with all the super talented boys to play the part of Billy. This article summarizes how the Billys are identified and trained for the role.

Billy Reference Information

The section called “Billy Reference Information” contains historical information about the show and a complete listing of all past, current and announced future productions of the show.

Billy Elliot the Musical: Tracking the Billys

This article provides a listing of the actors who portrayed Billy for all past and current productions of the musical, by performance date.

Billy Elliot Dances Around the World

A compilation of information on all past, current and announced future productions of BETM in an at-a-glance format. Included is a complete itinerary/schedule for the UK/Ireland Tour.

When Did the Billys Debut?

This article contains a comprehensive listing, by debut date, for each of the young actors who have portrayed Billy Elliot on stage in all productions of the show worldwide.

Billy Elliot The Musical: Cast Information

A listing of all cast members of past and current productions of Billy Elliot The Musical.

Birthdays of the Billys

We've collected the birthdays of all the boys who currently play Billy in Billy Elliot The Musical, or have in the past, and listed them here, in one place.