Also starring is Jeff Award-winner Susie McMonagle
as “Mrs. Wilksinson” (Broadway: Les Miserables
at the Imperial Theatre, National Tours: Billy Elliot
and Mamma Mia!
and Next to Normal
at Drury Lane), Ron E. Rains
as “Dad” (BIG, The Musical
at Drury Lane, Goodman Theatre’s A Christmas Carol
as “Grandma” (Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, The Goodman Theatre), and Liam Quealy
as “Tony” (My Fair Lady
at Paramount Theatre, Pirates of Penzance
at Marriott Theatre). The cast also features Michael Harp
as “Michael” (The Sound of Music
at Lyric Opera, Chicago, Billy Elliot
in St. Louis), Brooke MacDougal
(Member of The Performer’s School ensemble, professional debut) and Peyton Schaffer
at Drury Lane,)
as “Debbie Wilkinson,” Terry Hamilton
as “George” (Airline Highway
at Steppenwolf Theatre), Brianna Borger
as “Mum” (The King and I
and Into The Woods
at Porchlight Theater), Rhett Gutter
as “Older Billy” (West Side Story
at Drury Lane, Brigadoon
at The Goodman Theatre) and Bret Tuomi
Mr. Braithwaite”(West Side Story
at Drury Lane, A Christmas Carol
at The Goodman Theatre).
Rounding out the cast are William Carlos Angulo, Julia Baker, Cody Bolithon, Johnson Brock, Grier Burke, Gary Carlson, Michael Di Leo, Abigail Dudich, Samantha Erne, Allison Graves, Sage Harper, Hannah Clare Horner, Raymond Interior, Amelia Grace Kuhlman, Princess Isis Z. Lang, Emily Leahy, Iris Lieberman, Ingrid Clare Lowery, Katie Malchow, Mia Moore, Ava Morse, Ashton Schaffer, Peter Scharbrough, Steven Spanapoulos, Brandon Springman, Holly Stauder, Zachary Uzarraga, Jonathan Weir, and Fred Zimmerman.
As the first regional production, an incredible artistic team has been assembled to bring this story to life, led by Artistic Director William Osetek (Next to Normal, Young Frankenstein and Spamalot at Drury Lane). Scenic design for BILLY ELIOTT was created by Kevin Depinet (Associate Designer for Tony Award winning August Osage County on Broadway, Camelot at Drury Lane) with Lee Fiskness as Lighting Designer (Resident lighting director Santa Fe Opera, Young Frankenstein at Drury Lane), Costume Coordination by Maggie Hofmann (Camelot, The Game’s Afoot, and Young Frankenstein [Co-design with Erika Senase] at Drury Lane), Garth Helm as Sound Designer (Tony nomination for Pippin on Broadway, West Side Story at Drury Lane), Nick Heggestad as Properties Designer (Resident properties designer at Drury Lane) and Penny Lane Studios (Samantha Umstead and Coral Gable) as Wig and Hair Designer (Steppenwolf, Lookingglass, Writers Theatre). Additionally, Christine Adair is the Dialect Coach (Broadway and First North American Tour productions of Mary Poppins) and Matt Hawkins is the Fight Choreographer (Les Miserables at Drury Lane Theatre and The Wheel and Belleville at Steppenwolf Theatre Company).
Tickets for BILLY ELLIOT are on sale now and available by calling the Drury Lane Theatre box office at630.530.0111, TicketMaster at 800.745.3000 or visiting www.drurylane.com. The performance schedule is as follows: Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. ($45), Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. ($45) and 8 p.m. ($55), Fridays at 8 p.m. ($60), Saturdays at 5 p.m. ($60), and 8:30 p.m. ($60), and Sundays at 2 p.m. ($60), and 6 p.m.($55). Student group tickets start as low as $30 and Senior Citizens start at $40 for matinees. Dinner and show packages are also available.
For more information on BILLY ELLIOT and the rest of the 2015-2016 theatrical season, please visitwww.drurylane.com.
About Drury Lane Theatre
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