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    Tickets will go on sale today for the Broadway Across America production of Billy Elliot: The Musical.

    Billy Elliot: The Musical will run from June 26-July 1 at the Kentucky Center for the Arts, located at 501 West Main Street in  downtown Louisville.  Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday morning and will cost $22.75 and up, depending on the seat. Tickets, once available, can be purchased at the Kentucky Center website, the Kentucky Center box office, or by calling the Kentucky Center at 1-800-775-7777.  More information on the show can also be found at the Kentucky Center website.

    Billy Elliot: The Musical showcases a boy who realizes his gift for ballet.  However, this discovery comes as his working-class family deals with many external issues, including a miner's strike and the passing of Billy's mom.  Billy attempts to secretly study the craft and looks to attend a well-known ballet school, a place on working-class child has ever gone.

    The musical features music from Elton John and Lee Hall's book and music.  The production earned a Tony Award for best musical in 2009.  The musical is also based on the 2000 movie of the same name.  

    Broadway Across America also recently released information on its 2012-2013 season.  For more information on the season, check the company's website.

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    A near life-long resident of Louisville, Brian has written for since spring 2010. He has also written for various publications and online sites, including the Mount Vernon Democrat and Louisville Catholic Sports. Brian spends most of his free time enjoying the theatre scene, hanging out at the nearest coffee shop, and enjoying life.

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