'Billy Elliot' opens in Chicago

April 11, 2010 9:09:27 PM PDT
A Broadway musical made its Chicago premier Sunday night with some real star power on the red carpet.Sir Elton John, who wrote the music for Billy Elliot the Musical, attended the opening.

The show began its Chicago run Sunday at the Oriental Theatre, where it will play through late October.

The critically acclaimed musical took home 10 Tony awards last year, including best musical.

After Sunday night's performance, Elton John joined the cast on stage for a curtain call, as well.