Oakbrook Terrce’s Drury Lane Theatre will present the regional premiere of the international smash hit musical, Billy Elliot, previewing April 9, 2015, opening April 16 and running through June 7.
Multi-Jeff Award winner Rachel Rockwell will direct, with musical direction by Jeff Award-winner Roberta Duchak.
One of the most celebrated musicals on stage today, Billy Elliot has been dazzling London’s West End since 2005 and has captivated more than 9.5 million theatergoers around the world. The production is the winner of 10 Tony Awards and 10 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical, and features an explosive score by Elton John with book and lyrics by Lee Hall, who wrote the screenplay for the Academy Award-nominated film that inspired the musical.
More information will be available at www.drurylane.com.