Billy Elliot a Musical is to tighten in London after 11 years and 4,600 performances.
The final screen will tumble on a multi award-winning uncover during a Victoria Palace Theatre on 9 April.
The story about a miner’s son who dreams of apropos a ballet dancer is withdrawal to concede for a theatre’s refurbishment, announced final year.
But fans of a prolongation will not be left bereft as it will be embarking on a initial debate of a UK and Ireland.
The theatre’s makeover comes after it was bought by entertainment impresario Cameron Mackintosh, that is also partial of endless redevelopment work that is holding place around Victoria station.
The initial informal Billy Elliot shows will start in Plymouth in Feb before stops around cities including Sunderland, Bradford, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Dublin, with dates now designed until May 2017.
The Victoria Palace has been a musical’s home given it initial non-stop to good fanfare, following a commend achieved by a Oscar-nominated film on that it is formed and a large names concerned in bringing it to a stage.
The film’s director, Stephen Daldry, was partial of a show’s artistic group along with Sir Elton John, who wrote a score.
“Billy Elliot has been one of a many rewarding practice of my whole life. The gifted immature performers who have turn partial of a Billy Elliot family have vacant me with their achievements from a really start,” Sir Elton said.
“I am so gay that new audiences around a nation will now have a event to knowledge this unusual square of work.”
Daldry and a show’s lead producer, Eric Fellner, pronounced they knew it would have to leave a Palace entertainment during some indicate – though had not expected it would run as prolonged as it has.
“We knew when we did a strange understanding that we would leave one day though we had no thought it would be 11 years on,” Fellner told a Daily Mail.
He also reliable skeleton for a film chronicle of a low-pitched were “chugging along”, nonetheless he combined it was practically “three or 4 years away”.
The low-pitched has been seen by some-more than 5.25 million people in London and scarcely 11 million people around a creation in worldwide productions.