Photo Coverage: Inside LES MISERABLES' Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
Cameron Mackintosh's new production ofAlain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Miserables opened last night, Sunday, March 23 on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre. The cast of the new LES MIZ features Ramin Karimloo as Jean Valjean; Will Swenson as Javert; Caissie Levy as Fantine; Nikki M. James as Eponine; Andy Mientus as Marius; Samantha Hill as Cosette; acclaimed Canadian actor Cliff Saunders as Thenardier; Tony Award nominee Keala Settle as Madame Thenardier and Kyle Scatliffe, as the revolutionary Enjolras.
BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can catch full coverage from the theatre arrivals below!
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 Miserablesorchestrations are by John Cameron with new orchestrations by Christopher Jahnke, Stephen Metcalfe and Stephen Brooker.
The new production is directed by Laurence Connor and James Powell, with set and image design by Matt Kinley inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, costumes by Andreane Neofitou and Christine Rowland, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Mick Potter and projections realized by Fifty-Nine Productions. Musical staging is by Michael Ashcroft andGeoffrey Garratt. Musical supervision is by Stephen Brooker and musical direction by James Lowe.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride
Colm Wilkinson and wife Deidre Wilkinson
Sarah Wilkinson, Colm Wilkinson and wife Deidre Wilkinson
Diane Paulus and family
Sierra Boggess and Claude Michel Schonberg
Claude Michel Schonberg and Sierra Boggess
Audra McDonald and daughter Zoe Donovan