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''Billy Elliot'' Makes Brief Return to Budapest

Written by Chief Editor.

Billy Elliot the Musical opens tomorrow at Budapest's Erkel Theatre. It's a short engagement, only running through the 27th of August.

The cast includes Aron Vizlendvai in the title role; David Borka, portraying ''Michael''; Judit Ladinek playing ''Mrs. Wilkinson''; Andras Stohl as ''Father''; Eszter Csakanyi as ''Grandmother''; and Boglarka Simon in the role of ''Mother.''

The production also features soloists of the Hungarian National Ballet, the Children's Choir of the Hungarian State Opera, and the students of Madach Art School.

The show is performed in Hungarian, with English subtitles.

Billy Elliot the Musical only recently played the Erkel Theatre, running from June 29 to July 16. The Elton/Lee Hall musical was first performed in Hungary from July 29 to August 21, 2016 at the Hungarian State Opera House, before moving to the Erkel Theatre, where it was performed from September 6 to December 31, 2016.