Les Miserables


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HAPPY 31ST BIRTHDAY LES MISERABLES

LES MISERABLES – THE WORLD'S LONGEST RUNNING MUSICAL
Cameron Mackintosh’s enthralling production of Les Miserables has been seen by over 70 million people, staged in 43 countries and in 22 languages all over the world. Les Miserables is now in its 31st year on the West End Stage and is officially the longest-running musical in the world.

Victor Hugo’s beautiful and timeless tale of crushed dreams, unreciprocated love, sacrifice and salvation is brought to life on stage with music and lyrics by Boublil and Schonberg (Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre, Marguerite), and is still as gripping and vital as when it was first staged all those years ago.

Alongside Cats, The Phantom Of The Opera and Miss Saigon, Les Miserables is one of Cameron Mackintosh's famed eighties mega-musicals. These shows broke the mould for musicals and went on to become the biggest-selling musicals in the world.

WHAT IS LES MISERABLES ABOUT?
Jean Valjean, having broken his parole, is on the run, pursued by the tireless, merciless policeman, Javert. In a world where leaving your past behind proves hard, Valjean’s promise to care for Cosette, the orphaned daughter of factory worker, Fantine, sees their lives altered like they could never have imagined.

Set against the backdrop of revolutionary France, Les Miserables is a tribute to the enduring nature of love, forgiveness and the unbreakable nature of the human spirit.

THE MUSIC OF LES MISERABLES
Les Miserables is entirely through-sung – that is there is no spoken dialogue in the show. It contains songs like On my Own, Bring Him Home, Empty Chairs At Empty Tables,  Stars and I Dreamed A Dream which was the song that launched Susan Boyle during her appearance on Britain's Got Talent around the world.

THE MOVIE
In 2012 Les Miserables was turned into a movie featuring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, Sasha Barron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter and Aaron Tveit. The movie is on track to become the highest-grossing movie musical ever.

SOME FUN FACTS ABOUT LES MISERABLES
There are approximately 101 cast and crew directly involved in every performance, not including front of house staff, ticket sales, wardrobe staff, set contractors, maintenance, office staff, advertising and publicity.

Each performance entails some 392 costumes consisting of over 5000 items of clothing and 85 wigs.

On 18th November 2004 a special concert performance was given at Windsor Castle in honor of the President of the French Republic and Jacques Chirac to celebrate the centenary of the Entente Cordiale.

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CAST
Jean Valjean – Peter Lockyer
Javert – Jeremy Secomb
Thenardier – Phil Daniels
Fantine – Patrice Tipoki
Enjolras – Bradley Jaden
Cosette – Zoe Doano
Marius – Rob Houchen
Eponine – Eva Noblezada
Mdm Thenardier – Katy Secombe

CREATIVE
Producer – Cameron Mackintosh
Author/Dramatist – Alain Boulil
Book & Music – Claude-Michael Schonberg
Lyricist – Herbert Kretzmer
Adaptation and Direction – Trevor Nunn and John Caird
Production Designer – John Napier
Lighting Designer – David Hersey
Costume Designer – Andreane Neofitou
Musical Staging – Kate Flatt
Sound Designer – Mick Potter & Andrew Bruce
Orchestrations – John Cameron

For all its legions of fans, there are many who would sniff at this revived ‘Les Miserables', branding it ‘opera lite'. In a sense they would be right: all this histrionic bombast is only really making soap opera respectable. But so what. This updated and improved production is a real rabble-rouser and while it may be tosh, it's still stirring, beautifully made Cameron Mackintosh.
Time Out

In all key respects, Trevor Nunn’s original RSC staging has stood the test of time well: the revolve whirls tirelessly, lending a cinematic fluidity to a bustling, beautifully lit spectacle which, using John Napier’s pile-it-high design and tons of dry ice, memorably evokes the 1832 Paris uprising, when the downtrodden masses (some of them) protested against the monarchy of Louis-Philippe. With its emphasis on poverty and injustice, mood of angry disillusion and yearning for redemption, it may be that the through-sung piece speaks more to our own troubled age than it did to the Eighties..
Dominic Cavendish, The Telegraph

Olivier Awards 2012

Audience Award for Most Popular Show

Tony Awards 1987

Best Musical

Best Book Of A Musical – Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg

Best Original Score – Claude-Michel Schonberg and Herbert Kretzmer

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical – Michael Macguire

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical – Frances Ruffelle

Best Direction of a Musical – Trevor Nunn and John Caird

Best Scenic Design – John Napier

Best Lighting Design – David Hersey

Drama Desk Awards 1987

Outstanding Musical

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical – Michael Macguire

Outstanding Orchestrations – John Cameron

Outstanding Music – Claude-Michel Schonberg

Outstanding Set Design – John Napier

Olivier Awards 1985

Best Actress In A Musical – Patti Lupone

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