Monday, October 18, 2010

"Billy Elliot" musical coming to a close in Chicago next month

Get your tickets now before it's too late.

The first national tour of  "Billy Elliot the Musical" will come to a close in Chicago on Nov. 28 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph Street).
“On behalf of my fellow producers and the entire production team, I am grateful to the wonderful city for welcoming our show.  We appreciate the opportunity to have shared "Billy Elliot" with the seasoned theatergoers of Chicago,” said Eric Fellner, a producer of the show.

After 37 weeks and 288 performances, the first national tour of "Billy Elliot" will leave Chicago and will next be presented in Toronto, beginning Jan. 29, 2011, followed by the San Francisco engagement, where performances will begin on Sept. 13, 2011.

Tickets are on sale now for the final six weeks.  Individual tickets range in price from $30 to $100. A select number of premium seats are also available.  Patrons who have purchased tickets for performances after Nov. 28 should contact their point of purchase.

Tickets are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St. and 18 W. Monroe St.), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 7752000, all Ticketmaster retail locations (including Hot Tix and select Carson Pirie Scott, Coconuts and fye stores), and online at  

For groups of 15 or more, call (312) 9771710

"Billy Elliot the Musical" is the celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. 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 talent that inspires his family and his whole community and changes his life forever

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