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Closed September 4, 2016

"The barricades have once again gone up on Broadway. Are they worth dropping everything and joining this time? The answer is a resounding "Oui!" Bring your flag."

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press

Why See Les Miserables?

The revolution must end september 4, 2016!

A fugitive on the run, a promise made to a dying mother and, above all, the hope that despite our circumstances, we still have the power to change the course of our destiny.

Les Miserables is one of the few musicals that has truly lasted the test of not only time but over 20 translations and 42 countries around the world, and still retained its timeless message of the redeeming nature of love and the strength of the human spirit. This exciting new Broadway revival has been nominated for three 2014 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical and a Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical nomination for none other than Ramin Karimloo!

What Is Les Mis About?

Set against the dramatic backdrop of the 19th century France and the June Rebellion, Les Miserables follows the escaped convict Jean Valjean as he tries to build a new life for himself and his adopted daughter, Cosette. However, he is hunted for almost two decades by the unrelenting police inspector, Javert whose only dream is to see Valjean behind bars once again.

An Historic Production Returns

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of the Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece, Les Miserables, returned to Broadway's Imperial Theatre in 2014 - the show's home on Broadway for nearly 13 years and 5244 performances (1990 to 2003).

This newly re-imagined Les Miserables is still breaking box-office records and receiving rave reviews across North America, grossing more than $145 million. This new revival enjoyed a pre-Broadway run in Toronto, opening late 2013 to much critical acclaim.

Did you know?

Les Miserables has won over 100 major awards, including Oliviers, Tonys and Grammys!

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Additional Information

Dates

Previews from: 3 March 2014

Opening night: 23 March 2014

Audience

Les Miserables may be inappropriate for those aged under 14. Children under four years of age will not be admitted.

Run time

Two hours and 55 minutes with one 15 minute intermission.

And before you stop reading

Alfie Boe will not perform on the following dates: 2/14, 2/16, 2/21, 2/23 or 2/27 (matinee). He will play his final performance on 2/28.

Cast and Creative

Cast

John Owen-Jones as Jean Valjean
Hayden Tee as Javert
David Rossmer as Thenardier
Samantha Hill as Cosette
Chris McCarrell as Marius
Wallace Smith as Enjolras
Alison Luff as Fantine
Rachel Izen as Madame Thenardier
Brennyn Lark as Eponine
Sam Chuck and Athan Sporek as Petit Gervaise and Gavroche
Fabi Aguirre and Lilyana Cornell as Little Cosette and Young Eponine

Creative

Producer - Cameron Mackintosh
Directed & Adapted by Trevor Nunn & John Caird
Production Design - John Napier
Costumes Design - Andreane Neofitou
Lighting Design - David Hersey
Sound Design - Andrew Bruce
Lyrics - Herbert Kretzmer
Music - Claude-Michel Schonberg
Book - Alain Boublil, and Claude-Michel Schonberg

Awards

Les Miserables has earned over 100 international theatre awards including:

Tony Award Nominations 2014

Best Revival of a Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Ramin Karimloo
Best Sound Design of a Musical Mick Potter

Original Broadway Production (1987 - 2003)

1987 Tony Awards
Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Scenic Design
Best Lighting Design

1987 Drama Desk Awards:
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Orchestrations
Outstanding Set Design

West End Production (1985 - current)

1985 Laurence Olivier Awards
Best Actress in a Musical - Patti LuPone
Audience Award for Most Popular Show

What you thought

5 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)

5.0 star rating

Anonymous: “Masterful!”

I saw this on the second night of its debut and it was amazing. The casting... more

Anonymous: “Spectacular!”

One word, Wow! Attended the matinee on March 19 and was overwhelmed... more

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