Movie screens to show a special 'Billy Elliot'

Movie screens to show a special 'Billy Elliot'

NEW YORK, NY (AP) - If you despaired at missing the sight of 25 Billy Elliots onstage together this fall, get your dancing shoes on.

Fathom Events will next month broadcast to U.S. movie theaters the special performance that brought together past and present Billys for a spectacular finale of "Billy Elliot the Musical" at London's Victoria Palace Theatre.

The show will be screened across America on Nov. 12, Nov. 15 and Nov. 18.

The musical is based on the popular 2000 movie about a young boy who longs to dance ballet but lives in the bleak coal-mining area of Northern England. His story is set against the backdrop of a bitter miners' strike.



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