Note: Olivér Lukács’s final show as Billy in Billy Elliot the Musical (BETM) in Budapest was on August 26, 2017.
Debut: July 1, 2017 (Budapest, Hungary)
Total Performances to Date: 10 (No partial shows)
Olivér first auditioned for BETM back in 2015 when they were casting for its first season in Budapest. He made it down to the final 16 boys who then received many weeks of training in acting, dancing and singing. They were then whittled down further to the final 10 boys, from which the original Billys and Michaels would be chosen. The identities of these boys were revealed at a press event in February 2016.
Olivér was eventually chosen as one of the original Michaels in Budapest. His first performance in this role was on 30-Jul-2016, and he went on to play Michael 18 times before his final show on 31-Dec-2016.
For the second season of BETM in Budapest Olivér has been promoted to the lead role of Billy. With his debut performance on 1-Jul-2017 he becomes the 197th actor in the world to play the role of Billy Elliot.
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