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LES MISERABLES Extends First Leg of 2016 Asian TourLES MISERABLES Extends First Leg of 2016 Asian Tour
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 10, 2016

There has been an increased interest for tickets to behemoth, long-running musical LES MISERABLES (LES MIS) since its major producer Cameron Mackintosh and Philippine partner Concertus Manila announced last September that the acclaimed Australian touring production of the the revamped 25th anniversary production of LES MIS, which must close this Sunday, January 17, at the Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane will transfer to The Theatre at Solaire, Solaire Resort and Casino in Manila starting Friday, March 11. Due to the high demand for tickets, which can be purchased at TicketWorld.com.ph, Mr. Mackintosh and Concertus Manila have released a new set of tickets that will extend performances in Manila until Sunday, April 17, thus far. (more...)

Breaking News: Goodbye to the Barricade- LES MISERABLES Will End Broadway Run Next Fall; Final Valjean Announced!Breaking News: Goodbye to the Barricade- LES MISERABLES Will End Broadway Run Next Fall; Final Valjean Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Cameron Mackintosh's current Broadway revival ofClaude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's legendary musicalLES MISERABLESwill end its acclaimed run on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the Imperial Theater (239 West 45thStreet). The current Broadway version ofLES MISERABLESis the only production of the musical currently playing in North America and starsAlfie Boe, the acclaimed star of the London 25thAnniversary Concert, as Jean Valjean through February 28.John Owen-Jones, who is currently starring as The Phantom in Mackintosh's London production ofThe Phantom of the Opera, and has played Valjean both on Broadway (in 2007) and in London, will succeed Boe in the role beginning March 1 for the duration of the show's Broadway run. This new production of the musical will have given 1,026 performances over two-and-a-half years. In total, since the 1987 opening of the original production,LES MISERABLESwill have played 8,202 performances on Broadway. (more...)

VIDEO: Adorable 3-Year-Old Performs LES MISERABLES' 'Do You Hear the People Sing?'VIDEO: Adorable 3-Year-Old Performs LES MISERABLES' 'Do You Hear the People Sing?'
by TV News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Below, three-year-old toddler Koen gives a passionate performance of the anthem, 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' from LES MISERABLES. Les Miserables. Do you think he's ready for Broadway? (more...)

Alfie Boe - Broadway's 'Jean Valjean' - to Depart LES MISERABLES This FebruaryAlfie Boe - Broadway's 'Jean Valjean' - to Depart LES MISERABLES This February
by Jessica Khan - Nov 12, 2015

A brand-new promo for Broadway's LES MISERABLES just hit YouTube (watch it below!), and it looks like Alfie Boe isn't long for the part of 'Jean Valjean'. The video announces the actor's departure date as February 28th, 2016. No word yet on who will replace him in the lead role, but BWW will keep our ears to the ground! (more...)

Adding Oscar-Nominated Song 'Suddenly' to LES MIS Stage Remains UncertainAdding Oscar-Nominated Song 'Suddenly' to LES MIS Stage Remains Uncertain
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 2, 2015

'If you don't have a camera zooming straight into the eyes or catching a close-up of a hand touching another hand, it doesn't work,' said Claude-Michel Schonberg, the French composer of now 30-year-old musical 'Les Miserables' (Les Mis), when asked about the possibility of adding the Oscar-nominated song 'Suddenly,' especially written for the 2012 movie adaptation, to 'Les Mis' onstage. (more...)

New Zealand Native Hayden Tee Will Take Over as Javert in LES MISERABLES!New Zealand Native Hayden Tee Will Take Over as Javert in LES MISERABLES!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

New Zealand native Hayden Tee will assume the role of Javert beginning Friday, January 29 in Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new Broadway production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES, now in its second year at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Tee comes directly to Broadway from the new Australian production ofLES MISERABLES, for which he has received wide acclaim. Earl Carpenter will give his final performance as Javert at the matinee on Sunday, January 24 before departing to star in the upcoming Manila engagement of LES MISERABLES. (more...)

More Australian Actors to Join Cast of LES MIS in Manila; Tickets Go On Sale to General Public Today, 10/30More Australian Actors to Join Cast of LES MIS in Manila; Tickets Go On Sale to General Public Today, 10/30
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 29, 2015

Australian actors Kerrie Anne Greenland (Eponine), Chris Durling (Enjolras), and Emily Langridge (Cosette) will join previously announced cast members Simon Gleeson (Jean Valjean), Earl Carpenter (Javert), and Rachelle Ann Go (Fantine) when the new Asian Tour of the newly reimagined LES MISERABLES (LES MIS) kicks off at The Theatre at Solaire (1 Aseana Ave. Entertainment City, Paranaque City) in March 2016. Visit TicketWorld.com.ph to buy tickets. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Peter Lockyer and Rachelle Ann Go Share LES MISERABLES Memories in Celebration of 30th AnniversarySTAGE TUBE: Peter Lockyer and Rachelle Ann Go Share LES MISERABLES Memories in Celebration of 30th Anniversary
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2015

The legendary production of Les Miserables is celebrating its 30th birthday this week and as part of the celebrations, check out the interview video below ofPeter Lockyer, who plays Jean Valjean, and Rachelle Ann Go who plays Fantine. (more...)

LES MISERABLES on Broadway Will Celebrate Show's 30th Anniversary with 'Fan Day' Next WeekLES MISERABLES on Broadway Will Celebrate Show's 30th Anniversary with 'Fan Day' Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES will celebrate the upcoming 30th Anniversary of the show's original and still going strong London production with a special Fan Day on Broadway on Tuesday, October 6 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). For that one day only, fans can purchase two tickets (select mezzanine seats) for $60.01 at the box-office only. Fan Day will also include a photo booth in the lobby, special contest offers, and promotional item give-aways. (more...)

LES MIS Asia Tour Sells Tickets Beginning Today, 9/29LES MIS Asia Tour Sells Tickets Beginning Today, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schonberg's legendary musical LES MISERABLES will tour across Asia, starting in Manila in March 2016. Tickets go on sale today, September 29. Check out lesmis.com/manila (SMART Infinity mobile subscribers and Visa cardholders will get the first pick on seats during the presale from September 29 to October 29). (more...)

Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Pre-LES MISERABLES Musical, LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE, to Play ChicagoAlain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Pre-LES MISERABLES Musical, LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE, to Play Chicago
by Michael Dale - Sep 3, 2015

Once billed as the first French rock opera, LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE will receive a one-night workshop staging. (more...)


by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 2, 2015

Just last night, Tony Award-nomineeMontego GloverandAlex FinkeandAlfie Boejoined the company ofClaude-Michel Schonberg&Alain Boublil'sLes Miserableson Broadway. Glover succeedsErika Henningsenas Fantine, while Finke (making her Broadway debut) replaces original cast memberSamantha Hill. Boe takes over forTony Award nomineeRamin Karimlooas Jean Valjean. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night, and brings you photos from the curtain call and after party below. Plus check out the beautiful tribute to late castmember Kyle Jean-Baptiste on the Imperial marquee. (more...)

Alfie Boe Joins Broadway's LES MISERABLES as 'Jean Valjean' TonightAlfie Boe Joins Broadway's LES MISERABLES as 'Jean Valjean' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Internationally-renowned performer Alfie Boereturns to Broadway to star as 'Jean Valjean' in Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new Broadway production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables, now in its second year at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Boe begins performances in Les Miserables tonight, September 1. (more...)

Meet the New Leads of LES MISERABLES on Broadway - Alfie Boe, Montego Glover & Alex Finke!Meet the New Leads of LES MISERABLES on Broadway - Alfie Boe, Montego Glover & Alex Finke!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

As reported yesterday, Tony Award-nominee Montego Glover and Alex Finke will join Alfie Boe, the internationally-acclaimed performer who takes over the role of Jean Valjean in Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables, on Sept 1. Glover succeeds Erika Henningsen as Fantine, while Finke (making her Broadway debut) replaces original cast member Samantha Hill. In honor of the trio boarding of one Broadway's most beloved hits, BWW brings you a brief look at their past performances! (more...)

Montego Glover & Alex Finke Will Join Cast of LES MISERABLES This September!Montego Glover & Alex Finke Will Join Cast of LES MISERABLES This September!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Tony Award-nomineeMontego Glover(Memphis) will assume the role of Fantine beginningTuesday, September 1in Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new Broadway production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil'sLES MISERABLES,now in its second year at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45thStreet). She succeeds Erika Henningsen in the role. Glover, who also received the Drama Desk and Outer Critics' Circle Awards for her acclaimed performance inMemphis, most recently co-starred on Broadway in the musicalIt Shoulda Been You. Also onSeptember 1,Alex Finkemakes her Broadway debut in the role of Cosette, succeeding Samantha Hill. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DEAR EVAN HANSEN - World Premiere at Arena Stage is a Masterpiece of a MusicalBWW Reviews: DEAR EVAN HANSEN - World Premiere at Arena Stage is a Masterpiece of a Musical
by Charles Shubow - Aug 5, 2015

Do not miss a summer surprise of this poignant and provocative new musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pasek & Paul's DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates Opening Night in D.C.Photo Flash: Pasek & Paul's DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates Opening Night in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theaterpresents DEAR EVAN HANSEN, which opened last night,July 30, in the Kreeger Theater (read the reviews!)for a run through August 23. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Electric World Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Shows Promise at Arena StageBWW Reviews: Electric World Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Shows Promise at Arena Stage
by Jennifer Perry - Jul 31, 2015

I am happy to report that there's a lot to like in this drama with comedic undertones. If it is to have a future whether in New York or elsewhere there's a more than solid foundation from which to build. (more...)

Boadway Revival of LES MISERABLES Plays 500th Performance TodayBoadway Revival of LES MISERABLES Plays 500th Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

BCameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES will celebrate its 500th performance today at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Now in its second year on Broadway, this newly-reimagined production of LES MISERABLES opened on Broadway March 23, 2014. (more...)

Alfie Boe to Succeed Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo in Broadway's LES MISERABLESAlfie Boe to Succeed Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo in Broadway's LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Internationally-renowned performer Alfie Boe will return to Broadway to star as 'Jean Valjean' in Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new Broadway production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables, now in its second year at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Boe begins performances in Les Miserables Tuesday, September 1. Tony Award nominee Ramin Karimloo will give his final performance as Valjean on Sunday, August 30. Boe made his Broadway debut as Rodolfo in Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed production La Boheme, for which he and his co-stars received a special Tony Award in 2003 for their performances. (more...)

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