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Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical LES MISÉRABLES will have its Middle East premiere at Dubai Opera, situated in the heart of Downtown Dubai on 15 November 2016. The much-loved and critically acclaimed show will open the city’s first purpose-built performing arts theatre. “I am delighted to be bringing my hugely acclaimed new production of LES MISÉRABLES to the stunning new Dubai Opera which is destined to …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

Full Performance: Les Misérables 2014 Australian Cast – Cast Announcement

Full performance of the 2014 Australian cast at the official cast announcement of Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of LES MISÉRABLES. Monday 14 October at The Chapter House, Melbourne.     Hosted by Simon Burke, featuring special guests, LES MISÉRABLES composer, Claude-Michel Schönberg and Victorian Premier Denis Napthine. Playing the iconic role of Jean Valjean is established actor and musical theatre star Simon Gleeson. Simon has worked extensively in theatre, film …Read More

Cast Announced For New Australian Production of Les Misérables

The acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical LES MISÉRABLES, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, will premiere in Melbourne in 2014. This much loved blockbuster musical returns to Australia after 17 years. Previews commence in June and opening night will be held on July 3rd 2014. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday 17th …Read More

Cameron Mackintosh & Herbert Kretzmer Talk LES MIS Origins

Story by Pat Cerosaro Broadway World.com Super-producer Cameron Mackintosh and noted lyricist Herbert Kretzmer open up about the impetus, development, shaping, refining, rehearsing and finalizing of the script and score for the international mega-hit mega-musical LES MISERABLES in a new interview with the Guardian UK. Among the many fascinating details discussed, Mackintosh recalls that the original version of the epic musical in its early form originally began with Fantine’s factory …Read More

How we made Les Misérables

Interviews by Anna Tims The Guardian The producer, Cameron Mackintosh, and librettist of the original 1985 show, Herbert Kretzmer, recall an adventure that began in a canoe surrounded by crocodiles, and ended with an all-night writing marathon. Cameron Mackintosh, producer In 1982, a young Hungarian director, Peter Farago, brought me the original French concept album of Les Misérables. He said that anyone who was mad enough to have turned TS Eliot’s cat …Read More

Cameron Mackintosh Bringing Re-Imagined Les Miserables to Broadway in Spring 2014!

Story By BWW News Desk Broadway World Cameron Mackintosh announced today that his acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece Les Miserables will come to Broadway in March, 2014 at a Shubert theater to be announced. This newly re-imagined Les Miserables is breaking box-office records across the country and around the world and inspired filmmakers to make the immensely successful movie which has been …Read More