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Meet the Billy Boys: Ben Cook Says ‘Nothing Can Stand In His Way’ When Dancing On Stage in Billy Elliot

Get to know the young lead performers of the Billy Elliot national tour! Broadway.com brings you an intimate look at the stars of the Tony-winning musical, including Ben Cook. The 14 year old played Billy’s best friend Michael both on Broadway and on tour, and he is now taking the lead in the title role, which opens at the Municipal Auditorium Music Hall on January 22 and runs through January 27. The young actor credits A Chorus Line and Rent with inspiring him to be a performer. Watch the video below to learn more about Cook, including his love of photography and The Hunger Games and what it feels like to dance in Billy Elliot.

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