Evangelicals and Art: Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot is a musical that has been quite popular on both sides of the Atlantic. It is composed by Elton John and it opened on the West End of London in 2005, and came to Broadway in 2008. This musical is about a boy who gives up boxing to become a dancer. Its set against the 1984 and 1985 Miners Strike in the United Kingdom. Two songs that are touching are “The Letter” and “Electricity.” Enjoy your weekend! 

Elton John – Electricity 

Company – Stars Look Down 

Unknown – Shine 

Ann Emery – Grandma’s Song 

Company – Solidarity 

Liam Mower and Ryan Longbottom 

Elliot Hanna and Ruthie Henshell  – The Letter 

Elliot Hanna – The Angry Dance 

Joe Caffrey and Cast – Merry Christmas Maggie Thatcher 

Joe Caffrey and Tim Healy – He Could be a Star 

Billy Hanna – Electricity

 

 

 

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