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A SHOW TO MAKE YOUR SPIRIT SHINE
Dreams don’t come easy in the hardscrabble mining town, riven by a bitter national strike, where eleven-year-old Billy lives with his bereaved family. But Billy’s discovery of his talent for dance awakens in him a passion that will transform his life and win the hearts of his whole community.
its inspirational story, moving dance numbers and music by pop legend Elton
John, this gritty new take on the smash-hit show – reimagined for Stratford –
really packs a punch.
This production includes strong adult language
and staged violence. It may not be suitable for young children or audiences
sensitive to mature themes. Strobe lights are used.
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Book and Lyrics by Lee HallMusic by Elton JohnOriginally Directed by Stephen DaldryDirector and Choreographer Donna Feore
Production support is generously provided by the Harkins & Manning families in memory of Jim & Susan Harkins and by Riki Turofsky & Charles Petersen.
Support for the 2019 season of the Festival Theatre is generously provided by Daniel Bernstein and Claire Foerster.
2019 publicity photography by David Cooper.
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