Photo Flash: New Billy Elliot, Josh Baker Hits West End High Res Photos
Twelve year old Josh Baker from Rochester has just become the twenty-fifth boy to play the title role in the West End production of Billy Elliot the Musical as the hit show is shortlisted for the BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award, the only category voted for by the public. Voting is now open and will close on 9 March with the awards ceremony on Sunday 13 March 2011. Now in its sixth year at the Victoria Palace Theatre, the critically acclaimed, internationally award-winning musical has been seen by over 6 million people worldwide, including 3 million in the West End. Since its world premiere in 2005 a total of 53 boys, including Jamie Bell who played Billy Elliot in the award-winning film, have now performed the title role worldwide, making Josh Baker the 54th boy to play Billy.
STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME; Watch Fridays at 10:30PM on Pivot!STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights from MEMPHIS in the West End!VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Kevin Spacey's NOW: IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE Comes to OvationSTAGE TUBE: Maiden High School's Canceled ALMOST, MAINE Launches Kickstarter CampaignVideo Roundup: New ROCK OF AGES Star Frankie Grande Sings LITTLE SHOP, NEXT TO NORMAL & More!STAGE TUBE: IF/THEN's Ryann Redmond Guest Stars on Web Series LOCAL ATTRACTIONBWW TV: Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, Alessandro Nivola & More Talk THE ELEPHANT MAN; Opens on Broadway This December!BWW TV: Watch Highlights from DISGRACED on Broadway; Opens This Thursday!FIRST LISTEN: Nick Jonas Drops New Song 'Wilderness' from Upcoming AlbumVIDEO: Audra McDonald & More Featured in New TONY AWARDS PromoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Public Theater's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, Starring Adam Chanler-Berat, Kyle Beltran & MoreVIDEO: Bradley Cooper & Cast of THE ELEPHANT MAN Appear on 'Today'VIDEO: Janel Parrish Performs Saucy Samba on DANCING WITH THE STARSVIDEO: Alfonso Ribeiro Performs Spicy Salsa on DANCING WITH THE STARS; Earns Near Perfect ScoreVIDEO: Sneak Peek - CABARET's Alan Cumming Talks Shia LaBeouf Outburst on CONAN