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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 wins 5 Helpmann Awards, including Best Musical!

The 2015 Helpmann Awards, celebrating the best work on Australian stages, was held at the Capitol Theatre on Monday 27th, with our glorious set providing a spectacular backdrop for the ceremony. This annual industry event honours artistic achievement in Australia’s live performance sectors, including musical theatre, contemporary music, comedy, cabaret, opera, classical music, theatre, dance and physical theatre. The Les Mis cast opened the show, with highlights including Kerrie Anne …Read More

The Kingdom of Cassel

Michael Cassel is an internationally recognised producer and entertainment executive, with credits including major theatrical productions, concerts, televised and special events. He knew from an early age that he wanted to produce and present prestige theatrical productions; which he is currently Executive Producer of the acclaimed new production Les Misérables currently playing in Sydney’s Capitol Theatre. Michael will produce the Australian premiere of Kinky Boots set to open at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne …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 opens in Perth to rave reviews

With “feet clapping, hollering, whistling and imploring the cast not to leave as the curtain finally fell,” the audience gave the cast a thunderous standing ovation after Wednesday’s opening night performance of Les Misérables at the Crown Theatre in Perth. Described as a “must-see for long time Les Mis lovers and newcomers alike”, and with some of Perth’s most famous faces in the audience. Click below to read the Perth opening night …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