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SEASONED THEATRE PRODUCER JAMES THANE JOINS MICHAEL CASSEL GROUP

Michael Cassel Group, a leading live entertainment producer in Australia and Asia, announced today that seasoned theatre producer James Thane has joined the company as Executive Counsellor. Thane has spent almost 35 years in senior executive capacities for the three leading producers of the musical theatre world, across Broadway, the West End, Australia and Asia. “I have known James for eighteen years, the majority of that time working together at …Read More

INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL CASSEL ON WHY LES MISÉRABLES IS ONE OF THE GREATEST MUSICALS EVER!

After three years touring LES MISÉRABLES around Australia, Manila, Singapore and Dubai, Michael Cassel tells us why he believes it’s one of the greatest musicals ever made and how it’s managed to return more than 5500% to its original investors. Q. When did you first see LES MISÉRABLES? And how many times have you now seen it? A. I saw LES MISÉRABLES on my first trip to London. The story, the …Read More

Les Misérables confirmed to open in Brisbane in November 2015

– Photo: QPAC Queensland Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today that Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, LES MISÉRABLES, will open at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre in November with tickets going on sale this Thursday 21st May. “I welcome LES MISÉRABLES to Queensland and am certain that audiences will not miss their chance to see this much-loved musical in a new production at QPAC,” …Read More

Do you hear the people sing?

From this Thursday 26 March the Australian company of  Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of LES MISÉRABLES will  storm the barricades of Sydney’s Capitol Theatre for its Gala Opening. Cast of Les Misérables go from Shabby Chic to Stylish ahead of Sydney premiere. The Capitol theatre will be bathed in a sea of red, white and blue and patrons will be transported through the magic of Cameron Mackintosh’s stunning new production to the …Read More

Les Misérables Sydney – Tickets On-Sale Monday 25th August

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, LES MISÉRABLES will open at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in March 2015. Tickets go on-sale on Monday 25th August from Ticketmaster. Hailed by Australian critics as “a theatrical triumph” and “one of the world’s greatest musicals”, this new production of the much-loved blockbuster musical features glorious modernised staging, orchestrations and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. …Read More

2014 Sue Nattrass Award Recipient – Patricia Boggs

On Tuesday, Live Performance Australia announced Patricia Boggs as the recipient of the inaugural Sue Nattrass Award for her outstanding service to the Australian live performance industry. The Sue Nattrass Award, which will be presented as part of the 2014 Helpmann Awards, is a new honour named in tribute to and commemorating the lifetime service of Sue Nattrass AO who, amongst many achievements, has been a long serving LPA President and the …Read More

Watch Out Sydney and Perth, Cameron Mackintosh’s Musical Phenomenon Les Misérables Is Coming To You In 2015!

Cameron Mackintosh has announced that his acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, LES MISÉRABLES, will open at Perth’s Crown Theatre in January 2015 followed by Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in March 2015. The new production features glorious modernised staging, orchestrations and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. It has been praised by critics, fans and new audiences, breaking box office records internationally and inspiring …Read More