The Miners Association of Billy Elliot

The Miners Association of Billy Elliot

David Scheinmann/Barlow-Hartman via Bloomberg News

Striking members of the Miners Association form the tense social backdrop to "Billy Elliot" during a rehearsal at the Imperial Theatre in New York, U.S., on Oct. 1, 2008. The show opened to the public on Nov. 13, 2008 and has announced that it will close on Jan. 8, 2012.