Adam Vesperman
Adam Vesperman
Adam Vesperman, a 13-year-old from Seattle, Washington, will make his West End stage debut as the 27th boy to play the title role in the London production of Billy Elliot the Musical, at the Victoria Palace Theatre.

Based on the 2000 film of the same name, the show tells the tale of a young boy with a dream of being a dancer. The musical features music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, direction by Stephen Daldry, and choreography by Peter Darling.

The production features scenic design by Ian MacNeil, the associate director is Julian Webber, costume design is by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Rick Fisher and sound design by Paul Arditti. Musical supervision and orchestrations are by Martin Koch.

Also alternating in the role of Billy Elliot are Ryan Collinson, Josh Baker, Dean Charles-Chapman, and Scott McKenzie. Reece Barrett, Connor Kelly, Connor Lawson and Joe Massey alternate the role of Billy's best friend Michael; Francesca Mango, Emily Smith and Emily Williams alternate the role of Debbie. They perform alongside Genevieve Lemon (Mrs. Wilkinson), Martin Marquez (Dad), Tom Lorcan (Tony), Diane Langton (Grandma), Chris McGlade (George), Kay Milbourne (Dead Mum), Kevin Patricks (Mr. Braithwaite), and Barnaby Meredith (Older Billy).

The ensemble includes Ashley Andrews, David Bardsley, Romy Baskerville, Paul Basleigh, Alan Bradshaw, Spencer Cartwright, Caroline Deverill, Gillian Elisa, Helen French, Tim Funnell, Sergio Giacomelli, Shaun Henson, Stevie Hutchinson, Stuart Ramsay, Derek Richards and Russell Wilcox and swings Craig Armstrong, Dawn Buckland, Lucinda Collins, Kieran Jae and Mike Scott.

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