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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

THE WORLD’S LONGEST RUNNING MUSICAL LES MISÉRABLES ANNOUNCES SIMON GLEESON & HAYDEN TEE TO STAR IN ITS RECORD BREAKING 32ND YEAR ON LONDON’S WEST END

Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical LES MISÉRABLES is now in its record breaking 32nd year and Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce Australia’s Simon Gleeson and Hayden Tee will be reunited on stage as Jean Valjean and Javert at the Queen’s Theatre. Commenting on this exciting news, Michael Cassel, Executive Producer of the Australian production of LES MISÉRABLES, said “It’s wonderful that, three years after we …Read More

THE WORLD’S LONGEST RUNNING MUSICAL, LES MISÉRABLES TO PREMIERE AT DUBAI OPERA TOMORROW NIGHT

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

PR Supremo Deeta Colvin Joins Michael Cassel Group

Michael Cassel Group today announced the appointment of respected communications strategist Deeta Colvin as the Company’s Communications and Development consultant. In her role, Ms. Colvin will strengthen and enhance the company’s position as a leading live entertainment producer and will identify partnership and relationship opportunities across the company’s live entertainment activities. Established by Producer/CEO, Michael Cassel, the company was formed to produce and present prestige theatrical productions; to create and …Read More

Just Announced! Lea Salonga in concert

We are delighted to announce that Tony® and Olivier Award winning star Lea Salonga will be making her Sydney Opera House debut with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra this February and will also perform at The Arts Centre, Melbourne with the extraordinary Orchestra Victoria. With leading roles in London’s West End and on Broadway including Les Misérables and Miss Saigon and as a “Disney Legend” having provided the singing voice of …Read More

The Weekend Australian Review’s Hot 10 – the artistic tastemakers of the future.

The Weekend Australian launched the Review’s inaugural Hot 10 special edition – a twelve page special celebrating the brightest talent of 2016 – the artists to watch – in every major genre of the arts in Australia. Michael Cassel is featured as “a producer with global cred changing the face of the stage; a television pioneer”. Check out the Review’s Hot 10 – some of the country’s most exciting talent, …Read More

Les Misérables Announced Dubai Season Opening at Dubai Opera

Sir Cameron Mackintosh’s production of the legendary musical LES MISERABLES will have its GCC premiere at Dubai Opera, situated in the heart of Downtown Dubai from 10 to 24 November. The much-loved and critically acclaimed show has been added to a truly impressive inaugural season of performances scheduled at the city’s first purpose-built performing arts theatre. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on 26 May at 9am. …Read More

Les Misérables Opens in Manila!

Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical LES MISÉRABLES opened in Manila on 16th March to an extraordinary response with Producer, Cameron Mackintosh and Composer, Claude-Michel Schönberg in attendance. With a large touring company that includes 59 Australian actors, orchestra and crew, this new international tour, which has been overseen by Australian producers, the Michael Cassel Group, has been playing to full houses and standing ovations since the previews commenced last week at …Read More

Australian cast members set to star in international productions of Les Les Misérables

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, Les Misérables, has celebrated triumphant seasons in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney and opens at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre in Brisbane on November 10th. The Australian production boasts the most remarkable cast with the three leads ready to show the world why Cameron Mackintosh cast them in their respective roles as they continue their Les Mis journey at the conclusion of …Read More