Billy Elliot stars give Starship patients a sneak preview of the show


Patients at Auckland Starship hospital were given a musical treat from a couple of the rising stars in the upcoming production of Billy Elliot. Stanley Reedy and Jaxson Cook are a couple of the young lads sharing the role in the Auckland Theatre Company musical, produced by ASB, opening on October 7. Alongside actress Rima Te Wiata, who is playing Billy's grandma, they gave the children and their families a sneak preview of their performance on Thursday afternoon before sticking around to answer a few questions and sign a few autographs. For those unable to come to the makeshift stage the actors took some time out in the afternoon to pay them a visit on the wards.

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