RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Billy Elliot (musical)

A collection of news and information related to Billy Elliot (musical) published by this site and its partners.

Top Billy Elliot (musical) Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Chicago Theater Review: Sting's 'The Last Ship'

    "The Last Ship" sets sail in Chicago on its way to a Broadway launch in October, filled with all the hope and heartache and working class nobility of a lush, lovely original score from Sting. The setting of this highly personal show is Sting's own hometown of Wallsend in Newcastle, where generations of men worked building giant ships before the shipyard shut down. In many moments, the production provides rare pleasures: the musical as deep, personal artistic expression. But the entwined narratives of a love triangle and an ill-defined crusade to build one last ship never cohere into a satisfying whole. Right now, the show poses an interesting question to those beyond loyal Sting fans: Do you want to live for two-and-a-half hours in a beautifully sad song?
  • CANNES: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard to Star in 'Prima'

    LONDON -- Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard are set to star in "Prima," produced by Daniel Dubiecki ("Juno," "Up in the Air") and Lara Alameddine of Los Angeles-based The Allegiance Theater. Embankment is selling international territories. Farmiga's...

    Cameron Mackintosh Acquires Two More West End Theaters, Will Name One the Sondheim

    Cameron Mackintosh, the U.K. stage producer behind global megahits including "The Phantom of the Opera" and "Les Miserables," has pacted to purchase the West End's Victoria Palace and the Ambassadors Theaters, bringing his theater group's roster of London...

    Cannes Film Review: 'Pride'

    The true tale of how two very different communities came together in London and Wales during the lengthy U.K. miners' strike of 1984-5 makes for an irresistible crowdpleaser in "Pride," the sophomore feature from garlanded British theater director Matthew...

    Michael Feinstein is keeping the standards alive

     Michael Feinstein is keeping the standards alive
    Perhaps the most concise way to summarize Michael Feinstein's work over nearly 30 years as a prominent keeper of the flame for the Great American Songbook is to say that the Great American song title that least applies to him might be Duke Ellington and...