Catch the award winning London show, Les Miserables at the opulent London Westend Queen’s Theatre! The show is adapted from the epic novel of Victor Hugo that is set up against the backdrop of French revolution. The show has went on becoming the world’s longest-running musical. The hugely loved show is enjoyed by people from all across the globe.
The show made its grand debut in the year 1985 and opened with lukewarm reviews. It was transferred from the Barbican to the Palace Theatre and finally settled to the Queen’s Theatre. The heart touching story of Les Miserables is set against the backdrop of the simmering French revolution, and revolves around the ex-convict Jean Valjean, and his struggles to escape from his scary past.
Mesmerizing musical score by duo Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, renowned for penning smash-hit Miss Saigon and Martin Guerre has churned out some great musical compositions like “I Dreamed a Dream”, “On My Own”, “Stars”, “Bring Him Home”, “Do You Hear the People Sing?”, “Master of the House”, “A Little Fall of Rain” and the show-stopping “One Day More”.
The blockbuster show was originally adapted and directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird. Other key highlights of the show are lyrics penned by Herbert Kretzmer, set designin by John Napier, costume designing by Andreane Neofitou, lighting design by David Hersey and sound design by Mick Potter and Andrew Bruce.
The original choreography and staging have been kept in the London West End production, whereas the Broadway version featured vamped-up video design and no revolving stage. The great thing about Les Miserable’s is that some of the most popular actors have performed in it like Sierra Boggess, Danielle Hope, Alfie Boe, Ramin Karimloo, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Rachelle Ann Go and Eva Noblezada. Current casting includes Killian Donnelly as John Valjean, Jeremy Secomb as Javert, Steven Meo as Thénardier, Paul Wilkins as Marius, Carley Stenson as Fantine, Karis Jack as Eponine, Jacqueline Tate as Madame Thénardier, Hyoie O’Grady as Enjolras and Charlotte Kennedy as Cossette.
Les Miserables is truly an epic and enchanting mesmerising musical beautifully depicting the French history with some of the wonderful performances.