Barbican Theatre News

Theatre of the Damned Brings AS YE SOW to Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 1-27Theatre of the Damned Brings AS YE SOW to Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 1-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

AS YE SOW By Stewart Pringle, directed by Tom Richards, plays previews at The Pleasance Dome for Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Aug 1-3, and continues Aug 4-27 (no show on the 13th), 2012. All performances play at 12 p.m. (more...)

Janet Henfrey and More to Star in Finborough Theatre's BARROW HILL World Premiere, Aug 19Janet Henfrey and More to Star in Finborough Theatre's BARROW HILL World Premiere, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances on Sunday, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

LES MIS 25th Anniversary Tour Stops at Bass Concert Hall, 9/26-30; Tickets on Sale 7/27LES MIS 25th Anniversary Tour Stops at Bass Concert Hall, 9/26-30; Tickets on Sale 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh's new 25th anniversary production of Les Miserables will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 27 for the premiere Fort Worth engagement at Bass Performance Hall. The all new production of Les Miserables features glorious new staging and spectacular reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. (more...)

LES MIS 25th Anniversary Tour Stops at Bass Concert Hall, 9/26-30; Tickets on Sale 7/27LES MIS 25th Anniversary Tour Stops at Bass Concert Hall, 9/26-30; Tickets on Sale 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2012

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh's new 25th anniversary production of Les Miserables will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 27 for the premiere Fort Worth engagement at Bass Performance Hall. The all new production of Les Miserables features glorious new staging and spectacular reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

David Mirvish and Cameron Mackintosh are set to announce the Canadian Premiere of Cameron Mackintosh's highly acclaimed new 25th anniversary production of Les MisÚrables. (more...)

BARROW HILL Opens at Finborough Theatre, 8/20BARROW HILL Opens at Finborough Theatre, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

The world premiere of Barrow Hill, a first play by new playwright Jane Wainwright, starring Janet Henfrey, and directed by Abbey Wright - whose recent work includes the multi-four star production of Dublin Carol as part of the Donmar at the Trafalgar Studios season - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances on Sunday, 19 August 2012 (Press Night: Monday, 20 August 2012 at 7.30pm). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Anne Hathaway Chats LES MISERABLES on 'Live! With Kelly'STAGE TUBE: Anne Hathaway Chats LES MISERABLES on 'Live! With Kelly'
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2012

Anne Hathaway, who will soon star as Fantine in the eagerly anticipated film version of the epic musical LES MISERABLES, was a guest on yesterday's LIVE! WITH KELLY. The actress discussed how she prepared for her upcoming role. Check out her appearance below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2012

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh's new 25th anniversary production of Les Miserables will go on sale Sunday, July 8 at 12 p.m. for the Thousand Oaks premiere engagement at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The all-new production of Les Miserables features glorious new staging and spectacular reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. To purchase tickets, visit theaterleague.com or ticketmaster.com, call 800-745-3000 or visit the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Box Office. Ticket prices start at $54. For more information on the production, engagement dates and locations, please visit www.LesMis.com. For a video sneak peek of the New 25th Anniversary Production of Les Miserables, please visit www.LesMis.com/watch. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2012

Due to popular demand, Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Les Miserables returns to Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre for a spectacular two-week engagement, June 27-July 8, 2012. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh's new 25th anniversary production of Les Miserables will go on sale Sunday, July 8 at 12 p.m. for the Thousand Oaks premiere engagement at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The all-new production of Les Miserables features glorious new staging and spectacular reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. To purchase tickets, visit theaterleague.com or ticketmaster.com, call 800-745-3000 or visit the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Box Office. Ticket prices start at $54. For more information on the production, engagement dates and locations, please visit www.LesMis.com. For a video sneak peek of the New 25th Anniversary Production of Les Miserables, please visit www.LesMis.com/watch. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

Due to popular demand, Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Les Miserables returns to Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre for a spectacular two-week engagement tonight, June 27-July 8, 2012. (more...)

LOVE NEVER DIES' Sierra Boggess to Join LES MIS as FantineLOVE NEVER DIES' Sierra Boggess to Join LES MIS as Fantine
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2012

According to the Daily Mail, Sierra Boggess is set to join the West End's LES MISERABLES at the Queen's Theatre as Fantine this summer. (more...)

Anne Hathaway Talks Singing 'Fantine' in LES MIS FilmAnne Hathaway Talks Singing 'Fantine' in LES MIS Film
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2012

At the end of May, theatre fans were treated to an all new trailer for the highly-anticipated LES MIS film, dominated by Anne Hathaway's rendition of 'I Dreamed a Dream' from her role as Fantine. Now Hathaway is speaking out about what is was like to play the iconic role. On singing 'I Dreamed a Dream,' she told NY Magazine: 'I apparently looked like I was ready to face the guillotines. They just kept telling me and the cast to ignore the iconic nature of Les Miz and of the song. I had to sing it as if it had never been sung or heard before.' (more...)

2012 Tony Awards Clip Countdown - Day 20: LES MISERABLES2012 Tony Awards Clip Countdown - Day 20: LES MISERABLES
by Pat Cerasaro - May 31, 2012

Today we continue our expansive look at the most memorable moments from the sixty-plus years of the Tony Awards by saluting one of the biggest hit musicals of all time that is about to hit the silver screen in a big budget adaptation starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway - the emotionally devastating and faith-affirming LES MISERABLES. (more...)

Photo Flash: Spot the Cameos in The LES MIS MoviePhoto Flash: Spot the Cameos in The LES MIS Movie
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2012

The LES MISERABLES Movie team have released a photograph showing special guest cameo roles for three of LES MIS's big behind-the-scenes names on Facebook. Check out the pic below. (more...)

Photo Flash: New LES MISERABLES Movie Poster Released!Photo Flash: New LES MISERABLES Movie Poster Released!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

This morning, Cameron Mackintosh released the trailer for the upcoming movie of the long-running Broadway musical LES MISERABLES based on Victor Hugo's 19th-century French fable of social injustice, but that wasn't the only first-look fans would get treated to today. Check out the novie's just-released poster below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The LES MIS Movie Teaser Trailer is Here! Anne Hathaway Sings 'I Dreamed a Dream'!STAGE TUBE: The LES MIS Movie Teaser Trailer is Here! Anne Hathaway Sings 'I Dreamed a Dream'!
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2012

It's here! Today, Cameron Mackintosh released the trailer for the upcoming movie of the long-running Broadway musical LES MISERABLES based on Victor Hugo's 19th-century French fable of social injustice. Check it out below - the trailer is dominated by Anne Hathoway's rendition of 'I Dreamed a Dream' from her role as Fantine. (more...)

LES MIS Movie Teaser Trailer Released Today, 5/30!LES MIS Movie Teaser Trailer Released Today, 5/30!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

Not only did Hugh Jackman and producer Cameron Mackintosh give Les MisÚrables movie fans a Friday treat with this picture last week, taken on the Les Mis set, they also revealed that the first movie teaser trailer would be available today, Wednesday, May 30! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

In April of 2012, Peter Lockyer joined the U.S. Tour cast taking over the role of Jean Valjean. Peter Lockyer played Marius on Broadway many years ago and now has this new opportunity to play Jean Valjean. I recently interviewed Peter and learned a lot about his career and how he feels about being part of musical history. (more...)

LES MIS Movie Teaser Trailer Set for Release May 30!LES MIS Movie Teaser Trailer Set for Release May 30!
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2012

Not only did Hugh Jackman and producer Cameron Mackintosh give Les MisÚrables movie fans a Friday treat with this picture, taken on the Les Mis set, they have also revealed that the first movie teaser trailer will be available next Wednesday, May 30! (more...)

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