Vintage Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of “Billy Elliot the Musical” on February 3 and plays Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m. through March 19 at the Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010. Tickets are $28 – $34 and available online at www.vintagetheatre.org or by calling 303-856-7830.
Set in a northern English mining town against the background of the 1984 miners’ strike, Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of a young boy’s struggle against the odds to make his dream come true. Follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community… and changes his life forever.
Kaden Hinkle (Billy Elliot) was recently seen as Ralphie Parker in “A Christmas Story, The Musical” at Town Hall. It was a show Kaden was familiar with having been an ensemble member of national touring production while it was in Denver in 2015. Hinkle already has an impressive resume having appeared the Denver premiere of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson for Ben Dicke Productions, Mary Poppins for BDT Stage, A Christmas Carol, Miracle on 34th Street and Tarzan the Musicalat the Arvada Center and Peter Pan at the Parker Arts Center (PACE).
The talented cast includes Adrianne Hampton (Mrs. Wilkinson), Benjamin Dienstfrey (Michael), Andy Anderson (Billy’s Dad), BrIan Robertson (Tony), Deborah Persoff (Grandma), Kris Graves (Mr. Braithwaite), Becca Farrell Fletcher (Dead Mum), Lauren Russell (Clipboard Woman), Jenny Weiss Mather (Lesley), Tristan Regini (Small Boy) and Grant Gonzalez (Tall Boy). The Miners: Michael Barlow, Court Clark, Doug Herman, Jordan Manchego, Shannon McCarthy, Eddie Schumacher and Will Treat. The Ballet Girls: Darrow Klein (Debbie Wilkinson), Macy Friday (Angela Robson), Kat Neuweiler (Tracy Atkinson), Audrey Graves (Keeley Gibson), Molly Fickes (Sharon Percy) and Grace Dotson (Susan Parks).
Vintage Theatre presents
“Billy Elliot the Musical”
February 3 – March 19
Fri/Sat at 7:30 p.m.; Sun. at 2:30 p.m
Tickets are $28 – $34
Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010.