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Sam Faulkner (left) and Maximilien Baud star as Billy and Older Billy (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

NCT’s “Billy Elliot the Musical” Has It All: Delightful Dancing, Lively Music, and Hilarious Dialogue

The North Carolina Theatre‘s production of Billy Elliot the Musical has a six-day run at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, from Feb. 10th through the 15th. Would that it ran for another week. Sam Faulkner plays Billy Elliot, the young man who discovers his path in life by… Read More ›

Sam Faulkner of Charlotte plays young boxer-turned dancer Billy Elliot in "Billy Elliot the Musical" (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Raleigh’s David Wood and Charlotte’s Sam Faulkner Will Star in NCT’s Presentation of “Billy Elliot”

The Triangle’s premier professional producer of home-grown revivals of hit Broadway musicals, the North Carolina Theatre will stage Billy Elliot the Musical, the award-winning 2005 West End and 2008 Broadway musical based on the 2000 film, on Feb. 10-15 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in the heart… Read More ›

“Billy Elliot” to Star Raleigh’s Own Ira David Wood III

NC Theatre’s original production of Billy Elliot will run February 10 – 15, 2015 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

Pictured: Tyler Hollinger, Matthew Carlson and Kate Goehring (on screen) and Cheryl Koski and Matthew Carlson (on stage) in The Glass Menagerie. Photo: VanderVeen Photographers.

The Top Triangle Theatrical Productions of 2010

For years, Triangle Theater Review has argued that the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina has the liveliest theater scene between Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA. The year 2010 provided further proof, if any was needed, that we have the onstage talent, the backstage genius, and the wherewithal to mount any show available for local production.

“Billy Elliot the Musical” Is Glitzy and Great Fun

From the very first scene, the no-expense-spared Second North American Tour of “Billy Elliot the Musical,” now delighting Durham Performing Arts Center audiences, is a visual feast, with eye-catching mid-1980s costumes and elaborate sets recreating the grime of the mining town of Easington and the glamour of the Royal Ballet School. Sets and scenes change rapidly, with each one flowing into another almost cinematically, so that there is never a dull or lagging moment.