Barbican Theatre News


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 Misérables 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 Misérables 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...)


by BWW News Desk - May 22, 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 Kathy Strain - May 19, 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...)

STAGE TUBE: Colm Wilkinson On the LES MISERABLES Film Set!STAGE TUBE: Colm Wilkinson On the LES MISERABLES Film Set!
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2012

Filming for the upcoming Les Miserables movie is well underway, and new footage of the show's original Valjean, Colm Wilkinson - who is playing the Bishop in this film incarnation - has just surfaced! Click below to hear from Wilkinson on set! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Colm Wilkinson in LES MIS Movie!Photo Flash: First Look at Colm Wilkinson in LES MIS Movie!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012

Colm Wilkinson, who originated the role of Jean Valjean in both the original London and Broadway productions of LES MISERABLES, will make a special appearance in the upcoming LES MIS film as the merciful Bishop. A picture was just released of Wilkinson in his Bishop garb opposite Hugh Jackman, Jean Valjean in the film. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Hugh Jackman Wishes 'Happy Mother's Day' from LES MIS Film Set!STAGE TUBE: Hugh Jackman Wishes 'Happy Mother's Day' from LES MIS Film Set!
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2012

Hugh Jackman takes a moment to wish everyone a happy Mother's Day from the set of the Les Misérables film.Hugh Jackman (Jean Valjean) takes a moment to wish everyone a happy Mother's Day from the set of the Les Misérables film. Check out the video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Isabelle Allen on LES MIS Film Set!Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Isabelle Allen on LES MIS Film Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2012

The Les Misérables film just released a new Facebook photo featuring Hugh Jackman (Jean Valjean) chatting with Isabelle Allen (Young Cosette) on the Les Mis film set. Check out the photo below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Russell Crowe as Javert in LES MIS Film!Photo Flash: Russell Crowe as Javert in LES MIS Film!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2012

Russell Crowe often posts on Twitter about the Les Miserables film, sometimes in character, and he recently retweeted a picture of himself in his Javert garb, which was then posted by the Les Miserables movie's official Twitter. (more...)

Ain't It Cool Reveals LES MIS Movie Teaser Details; Hathaway 'Raw'Ain't It Cool Reveals LES MIS Movie Teaser Details; Hathaway 'Raw'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2012

The highly anticipated film version of LES MISÉRABLES is heading toward its December release, and while shooting continues, Ain't It Cool News wrote about the trailer after previewing it at CinemaCon 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LES MISERABLES Film Poster!Photo Flash: First Look at LES MISERABLES Film Poster!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2012

Collider.com recently reported that the first official teaser poster for the upcoming LES MISERABLES film surfaced last weekend at CinemaCom in Las Vegas. Drawing inspiration from the musical production's iconic artwork, the first poster features a crimson-shaded Cosette against a cream background, proving director Tom Hooper is remaining loyal to the source material in many ways. Check out the debut poster below! (more...)

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