When Did the Billys Debut?

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Ever wonder who has played the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical, or when a particular actor debuted in the role?

This article contains a comprehensive listing, by debut date, for each of the 189 young actors who have portrayed Billy Elliot in non youth/school productions  of the show on the worldwide stage since 2005.

 To access the list of Billys, click on the appropriate tab (below).

Billy Debuts

The Second Hundred 

Order of Debut of the Billys (101 to ??)
# Name Production Debut Date Location Code  Notes
101  Samuel Beau Reurekas The Hague  10-Jul-2015  Ne-9   
102 Wisse Scheele The Hague 12-Jul-2015 Ne-10  
103 Brandon Ranalli Patchogue Theatre 23-Jul-2015 P-2 Other Debut: Media, PA (19-Nov-2015) 
104 Laurian Serno The Hague 24-Jul-2015 Ne-11  
105 Nick van der Stroom The Hague 26-Jul-2015 Ne-12  
106 Brooks Landegger Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma 4-Aug-2015 OK-1  Other Debuts: Beverly, MA (30-Sep-2015)    Lancaster, PA (24-Sep-2016)
107 Benjamin Cheng POTS, Memphis, TN 13-Aug-2015 Me-1  
108 Amos Brotherus Helsinki 25-Aug-2015 H-1  
109 Lassi Hirvonen Helsinki 26-Aug-2015 H-2  
110 Henrik Björklund Helsinki  29-Aug-2015  H-3   
111 Andreas Kartsatos Athens 16-Oct-2015 G-1  
112 Petros Zampakas Athens 18-Oct-2015 G-2  
113 Sotiris Pierrakos Athens 21-Oct-2015 G-3  
114 Christian Roberto Italy 7-Nov-2015 I-3  
115 Euan Garrett London 16-Nov-2015 L-42  
116 Gunar Daniels Media, PA 18-Nov-2015 MPA-1  
117 Bjarni Kristbjörnsson Reykjavik 28-Nov-2015 R-4  
 118 Jamie Mann Jupiter, FL  9-Dec-2015  J-2  Other Debuts: Norwell, MA (18-Mar-2016)   Manchester, NH (3-Jun-2016)   Lancaster, PA (20-Sep-2016)
119 Ethan Ribeiro Winnipeg, CAN 12-Jan-2016 Wi-1  
120 Eamon Stocks Winnipeg, CAN 13-Jan-2016 Wi-2  
121 Grim Lohman Malmö 13-Feb-2016 Ma -1  
122 Jacob Hermanssson* Malmö 17-Feb-2016 Ma-2 Other Debut: Stockholm (10-Feb-2017)
123 Oliver Lohk Malmö 18-Feb-2016 Ma-3  
124 Lewis Smallman* Plymouth, UK 24-Feb-2016 U-1  
125 Adam Abbou* Plymouth, UK 25-Feb-2016 U-2  
126 Haydn May* Plymouth, UK 26-Feb-2016 U-3  
127 Matthew Lyons Plymouth, UK 27-Feb-2016 U-4  
128 Matthew Dean* San Jose, CA 22-Apr-2016 Sa-1 Other Debuts: Warwick, RI (28-Sep-2016)  Phoenix, AZ (16-Nov-2016) Berkeley, CA (16-Feb-2017)
129 Ford Mirowski Tulsa, OK 29-Apr-2016 Tu-1  
130 Seamus Whyte Helena, MT 29-Apr-2016 He-1  
131 Philipp Mergener Issaquah, WA 11-May-2016 Is-1  
132 Nolan Fahey Vancouver, BC 12-May-2016 V-1  
133 Vincent Bennett Issaquah, WA 12-May-2016 Is-2  
134 Parker Fullmore* Mendham, NJ 13-May-2016 Men-1 Other Debut: Berkeley, CA (18-Feb-2017)
135 Brandon Haring La Crosse, WI 13-May-2016 La-1  
136 James Ciccarelle Mendham, NJ 14-May-2016 Men-2  
137 Larsen Birdsong La Crosse, WI 14-May-2016 La-2  
138 Bito (Jacob) Gottesman Issaquah, WA 19-May-2016 Is-3  
139 Palmer Morrison Santa Cruz, CA 20-May-2016 SanC-1  
140 Kenny Takeshita Santa Cruz, CA 21-May-2016 SanC-2  
141 Nikita Baryshnikov Issaquah, WA 26-May-2016 Is-4  
142 Luke Garbacz San Diego, CA 28-May-2016 SanD-1  
143 Aaron Schueler San Diego, CA 28-May-2016 SanD-2  
144 Arnon Herring* Tel Aviv, Israel 1-Jun-2016 Tel-1  
145 Shon Granot Zilbershtein* Tel Aviv, Israel 2-Jun-2016 Tel-2  
146 Beniamin Bracki Warsaw, Poland 11-Jun-2016 Wa-1  
147 Cole Carrico Adrian, MI 11-Jun-2016 Ad-1  
148 Landon Brimacombe Adrian, MI 12-Jun-2016 Ad-2  
149 Thomas Whitcomb Indianapolis, IN 24-Jun-2016 In-1  
150 Christopher Renaud Marblehead, MA 24-Jun-2016 Mar-1  
151 Valin Shinyei Vancouver, BC 25-Jun-2016 V-2  
152 Miles Tardy Marblehead, MA 25-Jun-2016 Mar-2  
153 Seth Judice* Lakewood, OH 8-Jul-2016 Lakew-1 Other Debuts:  Phoenix, AZ (14-Dec-2016)  Boston, MA (27-Jan-2017)
154 Charles Pelletier Thomaston, CT 9-Jul-2016 Th-1  
155 Nathan Goodlett Fairfield, OH 21-Jul-2016 F-1  
156 Westin Brown Farmers Branch, TX 28-Jul-2016 FB-1  
157 John Bailey McAllister Budapest 29-Jul-2016 B-1  
158 Maurice Kimball* Lakewood, OH 29-Jul-2016 Lakew-2 Other Debut: Evergreen, CO (24-Feb-2017)
159 Áron Vizlendvai Budapest 30-Jul-2016 B-2  
160 Kamill Kökény Hámori Budapest 31-Jul-2016 B-3  
161 Aaron Ostroff Honolulu, HI 23-Sep-2016 HI-1  
162 Ben Shieff Auckland, NZ 7-Oct-2016  NZ-1  
163 Harry Sills Auckland, NZ 8-Oct-2016 NZ-2  
164 Jaxson Cook Auckland, NZ 10-Oct-2016 NZ-3  
165 Gavin Nienaber Lakeville, MN 14-Oct-2016 Lakev-1  
166 Pete Pierantozzi Verona, WI 20-Oct-2016 Ve-1  
167 Cade Pearlman Northbrook, IL 21-Oct-2016 Nor-1  
168 Asher Alcantara Northbrook, IL 22-Oct-2016 Nor-2  
169 Carson Burr Brandon, MB 27-Oct-2016 Man-1  
170 Brody Burr Brandon, MB 28-Oct-2016 Man-2  
171 Peanut Edmonson Cincinnati, OH 4-Nov-2016 Cin-1  
172 Braden Allen King Deal Park, NJ 4-Nov-2016 DP-1 Other Debut: Anchorage, AK (14-Feb-2017)
173 Patrick Higgins Venice, FL 8-Nov-2016 Vn-1  
174 Carson Maschmeier Venice, FL 9-Nov-2016 Vn-2  
175 Anthony Marino Greensburg, PA 18-Nov-2016 Gr-1  
176 Emile Gooding* Bristol, UK 25-Nov-2016 U-5  
177 Campy Rodriguez Brownsville, TX 8-Dec-2016 Br-1  
178 Marcel Cavaliere Kenner, LA 13-Jan-2017 K-1  
179 Arcangelo Ciulla* Italy 26-Jan-2017 I-4  
180 Jack Thistle St John’s, NL 2-Feb-2017 SJ-1  
181 Kaden Hinkle* Aurora, CO 3-Feb-2017 Au-1  
182 Carl Sjögren* Stockholm 9-Feb-2017 St-1  
183 David Fridholm* Stockholm 10-Feb-2017 St-3  
184 Aarón Márquez* Mexico City 10-Feb-2017 Mx-1  
185 Mauricio Arriaga* Mexico City 11-Feb-2017 Mx-2  
186 Ian González* Mexico City 11-Feb-2017 Mx-3  
187 Jesús Trosino* Mexico City 12-Feb-2017 Mx-4  
188 Shane Boucher* Boston, MA 18-Feb-2017 Bo-2  
189 Peter Dessert* Lawrence, KS 24-Feb-2017 Law-1  

Location Code Legend

A = Austin, Ad = Adrian, Au = Aurora, CO, B = Budapest,  Bo = Boston, Brownsville, Ch = Chicago, Cin=Cincinnati, Cl = Cleveland, Da = Dallas, De = Denmark, DP = Deal Park, Du = Durham, F = Fairfield,  FB = Farmers Branch, G = Greece, Gr  = Greensburg, PA, H = Helsinki,  He = Helena, HI = Honolulu, HI, I = Italy, In = Indianapolis, Is = Issaquah,  J= Jupiter,  K = Kenner, L = London, La = La Crosse, Lakev = Lakeville MN, Lakew = Lakewood OH,  Law = Lawrence, KS, Lou = Louisville, M = Melbourne, Ma = Malmö,  Man = Brandon, MB, Mar = Marblehead,  Me = Memphis,  Men = Mendham,   MPA = Media,  Mx = Mexico, N = New York City, Ne = The Netherlands, No = Norway, Nor = Northbrook IL, NZ = New Zealand, O = Ogunquit, OK = Oklahoma City, OT = Oakbrook Terrace,  P= Patchogue (LI, NY), R = Reykjavik, Sa = San Jose, SanC = Santa Cruz,  Se = Seoul, SJ = St John’s, SL = St. Louis, St = Stockholm, Sweden, Sy = Sydney, T = Toronto, Ta = Tallinn, Tel = Tel Aviv,  Th = Thomaston, Tu = Tulsa, U = UK/Ireland Tour, V = Vancouver, Ve = Verona, Vn = Venice, W = Washington State, Wa = Warsaw, Wi = Winnipeg 

The number after the location code (i.e. N-12) indicates the sequential order of the Billys who have made their debut as a full-time cast member in that location.

Note: Those names denoted by an asterisk (*) are currently in the role.

 To see the profile (bio) of a particular Billy, just click on his name.

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James Lomas, far right, pictured with the two other original Billy Elliots, George Maguire, left, and Liam Mower
The original Billys in BETM: (l-r George Maguire, Liam Mower and James Lomas)

The First Hundred 

Order of Debut of the Billys (#1-#100)
# Name Production Debut Date Location Code  Notes
1 Liam Mower London 31-Mar-2005 L-1  
2 George Maguire London 1-Apr-2005 L-2  
3 James Lomas London 2-Apr-2005 L-3  
4 Leon Cooke London 19-Sep-2005 L-4  
5 Travis Yates London 19-Dec-2005 L-5  
6 Matthew Koon London 1-Mar-2006 L-6  
7 Colin Bates London 13-Mar-2006 L-7  
8 Dean McCarthy London 4-Dec-2006 L-8  
9 Layton Williams London 26-Feb-2007 L-9  
10 Corey Snide London 16-May-2007 L-10 Also covered in Australia
11 Oliver Taylor London 18-Jun-2007 L-11  
12 Sam Angell London 3-Sep-2007 L-12  
13 Josh Fedrick London 12-Nov-2007 L-13  
14 Rhys Kosakowski Sydney 13-Nov-2007 Sy-1  
15 Lochlan Denholm Sydney 15-Nov-2007 Sy-2  
16 Rarmian Newton Sydney 16-Nov-2007 Sy-3  
17 Trent Kowalik London 17-Dec-2007 L-14 & N-3 NY Debut: 8-Oct-2008
18 Nick Twiney Sydney 12-Jan-2008 Sy-4  
19 Hogan Fulton London 19-May-2008 L-15  
20 Dayton Tavares Sydney 24-May-2008 Sy-5 & N-6 NY Debut: 19-Dec-2009
21 Joshua Waiss Gates Sydney 20-Jun-2008 Sy-6  
22 Fox Jackson Keen London 23-Jun-2008 L-16  
23 Tom Holland London 8-Sep-2008 L-17  
24 Tanner Pflueger London 29-Sep-2008 L-18 Also covered in New York
25 Kiril Kulish New York 1-Oct-2008 N-1  
26 David Alvarez New York 2-Oct-2008 N-2  
27 Michael Dameski Sydney 16-Oct-2008 Sy-7, N-8, Du-3  NY Debut: 31-Jan-2010      Durham Debut: 6-Nov-2010
28 Josh Denyer Sydney 6-Nov-2008 Sy-8  
29 Brad Wilson London 1-Dec-2008 L-19  
30 Tommy Batchelor New York 10-Feb-2009 N-4 & Ch-2 Chi Debut: 19-Mar-2010
31 Daniel Russell Melbourne 25-Apr-2009 M-1 & Du-4 Durham Debut: 14-Nov-2010
32 Oliver Gardner London 12-May-2009 L-20  
33 Alex Ko New York 6-Oct-2009 N-5  
34 Dean-Charles Chapman London 30-Nov-2009 L-21  
35 Liam Redhead New York 23-Dec-2009 N-7  
36 Cesar Corrales Chicago 18-Mar-2010 Ch-1  
37 J.P. Viernes Chicago 20-Mar-2010 Ch-3 & Da-2 Dallas Debut: 17-Jun-2011
38 Rhys Yeomans London 26-Mar-2010 L-22    
39 Giuseppe Bausilio Chicago 3-Apr-2010 Ch-4, Du-1, N-13

 Durham Debut: 30-Oct-2010     New York Debut: 3-Jul-2011

40 Jacob Clemente New York 3-Apr-2010 N-9    
41 Aaron Watson London 10-Jun-2010 L-23    
42 Sunu Lim Seoul 10-Aug-2010 Se-1    
43 Ji-myung Lee Seoul 11-Aug-2010 Se-2    
44 Jin-ho Jung Seoul 12-Aug-2010 Se-3    
45 Se-yong Kim Seoul 22-Aug-2010 Se-4    
46 Peter Mazurowksi New York 29-Aug-2010 N-10    
47 Scott McKenzie London 6-Sep-2010 L-24    
48 Marcus Pei Chicago 15-Sep-2010 Ch-5    
49 Myles Erlick Chicago 17-Oct-2010 Ch-6, N-14  NY Debut:  24-Sep-2011
50 Joseph Harrington New York 24-Oct-2010 N-11    
51 Lex Ishimoto US Tour 30-Oct-2010 Du-2    
52 Kylend Hetherington US Tour 10-Dec-2010 Cl-1    
53 Joon-hyung Park  Seoul  1-Jan-2011  Se-5   
54 Josh Baker London 24-Feb-2011 L-25  
55 Ryan Collinson  London   13-Apr-2011 L-26   
56 Tade Biesinger New York 17-May-2011 N-12, L-32,          SL-1

London Debut: 6-Feb-2013     The Muny Debut: 16-Jun-2014

57 Ty Forhan Toronto 22-May-2011 T-1    
58 Ethan Fuller US Tour 10-Jun-2011 Da-1    
59 Julian Elia Toronto 12-Jun-2011 T-2, N-15  NY Debut: 12-Nov-2011
60 Adam Vesperman London 25-Jul-2011 L-27    
61 Kaine Ward London 14-Nov-2011 L-28    
62 Zach Manske US Tour 15-Jan-2012 W-1    
63 Harris Beattie London 22-Feb-2012 L-29    
64 Harrison Dowzell London 14-May-2012 L-30    
65 Ben Cook US Tour 30-Jun-2012 Lou-1    
66 Noah Parets US Tour 1-Jul-2012 Lou -2, O-1  Ogunquit Debut: 25-Jun-2014
67 Redmand Rance London 22-Aug-2012 L-31    
68 Drew Minard US Tour 15-Dec-2012 A-1    
69 Mitchell Tobin US Tour 16-Dec-2012 A-2, L-36  London debut: 9-Dec-2013/ La Mirada/Alex Theatres debut: 16-Jan-2015/ Wichita debut: 8-Jul-2015/ Patchogue debut: 22-Jul-2015
70 Ali Rasul London 13-May-2013 L-33    
71 Elliott Hanna London 17-Jul-2013 L-34    
72 Bradley Perret London 13-Nov-2013 L-35    
73 Matteo Zecca London 12-May-2014 L-37    
74 Sam Faulkner Ogunquit 28-Jun-2014 O-2    NC Theatre debut: 10-Feb-2015
75 Ollie Jochim London 14-Jul-2014 L-38    
76 Kevin Haugan Norway 18-Sep-2014 No-1  
77 Tydo Korver The Hague 6-Nov-2014 Ne-1  
78 Stijn van der Plas The Hague 8-Nov-2014 Ne-2  
79 Jillis Roshanali The Hague 11-Nov-2014 Ne-3  
80 Svenno van Kleij The Hague 16-Nov-2014 Ne-4  
81 Brodie Donougher London 19-Nov-2014 L-39  
82 Carlos Puts The Hague 22-Nov-2014 Ne-5  
83 Roan Pronk The Hague 14-Dec-2014 Ne-6  
84 Carl-Emil Lohmann Copenhagen 22-Jan-2015 De-1  
85 Nicolas Stefan Anker Markovic Copenhagen 23-Jan-2015 De-2  
86 Oscar Dietz Copenhagen 24-Jan-2015 De-3  
87 Sölvi Viggósson Dýrfjörð Reykjavik 4-Mar-2015 R-1  
88 Hjörtur Viðar Sigurðarson Reykjavik 5-Mar-2015 R-2  
89 Thomas Hazelby London 11-Mar-2015 L-40  
90 Kaspar Kiisk Tallinn 27-Mar-2015 Ta-1  
91 Dominik Sowa Chorzow 9-Apr-2015 C = 1  
92 Karol Huget Chorzow 10-Apr-2015 C = 2  
93 Nicholas Dantes Oakbrook Terrace 10-Apr-2015 OT -1  Other debuts: Beverly, MA (29-Sep-2015); Jupiter, FL  (1-Dec-2015)
94 Kyle Halford Oakbrook Terrace 11-Apr-2015 OT-2  
95 Baldvin Alan Thorarensen Reykjavik 29-Apr-2015 R-3  
96 Allessandro Frola Rome 5-May-2015 I-1  
97 Simone Romualdi Rome 12-May-2015 I-2  
98 Sammy Kuit The Hague 26-Jun-2015 Ne-7  
99 Faas Jonkers The Hague 28-Jun-2015 Ne-8  
100 Nat Sweeney London 3-Jul-2015 L-41  

 

Location Code Legend

A = Austin, Ch = Chicago, Cl = Cleveland, Da = Dallas, De = Denmark, Du = Durham, I = Italy, L = London, Lou = Louisville, M = Melbourne, N = New York City, Ne = The Netherlands, No = Norway, O = Ogunquit ME, OT = Oakbrook Terrace, IL,  R = Reykjavik,  Se = Seoul, SL = St. Louis, Sy = Sydney, T = Toronto, Ta = Tallinn, Estonia, W = Washington DC

The number after the location code (i.e. N-12) indicates the sequential order of the Billys who have made their debut as a full-time cast member in that location.

Note: Those names denoted by an asterisk (*) are currently in the role.

Want to see the profile (bio) of a particular Billy?  Click on any name in blue.

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James Lomas, far right, pictured with the two other original Billy Elliots, George Maguire, left, and Liam Mower
The original Billys in BETM: (l-r George Maguire, Liam Mower and James Lomas)