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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

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

Les Misérables confirmed to open in Singapore in May 2016!

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, Les Misérables, will open at Singapore’s Esplanade Theatre in May 2016 with tickets going on sale from Monday 2nd November. Shaun Seow, Chief Executive Office of MediaCorp said “MediaCorp, through our live entertainment company VizPro, is delighted to be presenting Cameron Mackintosh’s much loved musical in Singapore. We have a growing audience for world-class theatre who will no doubt …Read More

Les Misérables Asian Tour confirmed to open in Manila in March 2016

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg‘s legendary musical, LES MISÉRABLES, will launch its Asian tour in Manila in March 2016 with tickets going on sale on Tuesday, 29th September. Having celebrated triumphant seasons in Melbourne, Perth and currently playing in Sydney, Cameron Mackintosh is thrilled to bring the production to Manila. “Having created my new production over five years ago to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of ‘LES MISÉRABLES’ …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

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

Introducing Cosette – Les Misérables Australia

Emily graduated Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in 2012, with a Bachelor of Music Theatre. While at WAAPA, Emily played Kira in Xanadu and featured in Into the Woods, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and more. Soon after graduating, Emily made her professional debut in 2013 in Gypsy and Pirates of Penzance with The Production Company. Emily is thrilled to be playing her dream role …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

Review: Les Miserables

Review by Variety Written By: JUSTIN CHANG A Universal (in U.S./U.K.) release presented in association with Relativity Media of a Working Title Films/Cameron Mackintosh production. Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward, Mackintosh. Executive producers, Angela Morrison, Liza Chasin, Nicholas Allott, F. Richard Pappas. Directed by Tom Hooper. Screenplay, William Nicholson, Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schoenberg, Herbert Kretzmer, based on Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Boublil & Schoenberg’s original stage musical …Read More