BWW TV: 24601 is Back! Chatting with the Cast of LES MISERABLES on Opening Night
Les Miserables is at last back on Broadway, where it belongs. Just last night, the new revival of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Miserables opened at the Imperial Theatre. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand after the curtain went down, and he got to catch up with the cast right after they took their first official bows. In the video below, Will Swenson reveals what it's like sharing the stage with Ramin Karimloo, Andy Mientus gushes about making his Broadway debut, Nikki M. James chats about the "electric" opening night crowd and so much more!
Click below to check out what the rest of the cast had to say about bringing the classic musical back to Broadway audiences, and to catch an inside look at the first curtain call.
Mackintosh's production of Les Miserables is written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg and is based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, original adaption by Trevor Nunn and John Caird and additional material by James Fenton. The original Les Miserables orchestrations are by John Cameron with new orchestrations by Christopher Jahnke, Stephen Metcalfe and Stephen Brooker.
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