The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced that Billy Elliot the Musical will play an eight show run tonight, June 19 through June 24, 2012. The show remains part of the 2011/12 Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America - Fox Cities Series having originally been scheduled October 5-16, 2011. Following a brief hiatus, the producers of Billy Elliot The Musical have restructured the tour schedule.
The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center's Executive Vice President Maria Van Laanen is excited to share the new dates saying, "The postponement was unexpected, but rest assured Billy Elliot is worth the wait. Billy is such an inspiring young character, and there's a sense of community in this show that I think audiences in the Fox Cities will really identify with and appreciate. We're in for a treat next June."
Billy Elliot the Musical is a joyous celebration of one young boy's journey to make his dreams come true based on the smash-hit independent film of the same name with music by the legendary Elton John. 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 passion that inspires his family and his whole community. On Broadway, the show won ten 2009 Tony® Awards including Best Musical and won praise from fans and critics alike, including Ben Brantley of The New York Times who called Billy Elliot, "the most inspiring show I've seen in years."
The Center's Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America - Fox Cities Season Ticket Holders will be notified with the rescheduled dates via email. Season Ticket Holders will receive their tickets for Billy Elliot the Musical by mail this week. Group clients will be notified by the Center's group sales department.
Tickets for Billy Elliot the Musical will go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 23 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are available now as part of the 2011/12 Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America - Fox Cities Season Ticket Package and in conjunction with Boldt Arts Alive! Season Tickets. For information on Season Tickets Packages offered by the Fox Cities P.A.C., please visit foxcitiespac.com or contact the Center's ticket office in person or by phone at (920) 730-3760. Groups of 15 or more can also reserve tickets now for Billy Elliot the Musical by calling (920) 730-3786.
The performance schedule for Billy Elliot the Musical at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is: June 19 - 22 at 7:30 p.m.; June 23 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and June 24 at 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Billy Elliot the Musical is locally supported by Menasha Corporation.
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