Photo Flash: West End's LES MISERABLES Debuts 30th Anniversary Postcards
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Les Miserables on 8 October 2015, the West End production has produced 30,000 limited edition postcards with specially commissioned photography. They will be available on a first come first served basis from Monday 20 April to anyone who books a ticket in person via the box office at the Queen's Theatre. Check them out below!
Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel, Boublil and Schönberg's magnificent score of "LES MISERABLES"includes the songs, "I Dreamed a Dream", "On My Own", "Stars", "Bring Him Home", "Do You Hear the People Sing?", "One Day More", "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables", "Master Of The House" and many more.
"LES MISERABLES" originally opened in London at the Barbican Theatre on 8 October 1985, transferred to the Palace Theatre on 4 December 1985 and moved to its current home at the Queen's Theatre on 3 April 2004 where it is still playing to standing room only. When"LES MISERABLES" celebrated its 21st London birthday on 8 October 2006, it became the World's Longest Running Musical, surpassing the record previously held by "Cats" in London's West End. In January 2010, the West End production broke another record by celebrating its historic 10,000th performance.
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the legendary musical "LES MISERABLES" made theatrical history with an international first - three different productions playing in London simultaneously. The Original Production at theQueen's Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, the acclaimed New 25th Anniversary Production at the Barbican (where the show originally premiered in 1985) and the celebratory concert at The O2.
Seen by nearly 65 million people worldwide in 43 countries and in 22 languages, "LES MISERABLES" is undisputedly one of the world's most popular musicals ever written, with new productions continually opening around the globe, with seven more currently scheduled. There have been 47 cast recordings of"LES MISERABLES", including the multi-platinum London cast recording, the Grammy Award-winning Broadway cast and complete symphonic albums, the live recording of the New 25th Anniversary Production and now the motion picture soundtrack which has sold over 1.5 million copies and has topped the iTunes charts. The DVDs of the 10th Anniversary RoyalAlbert Hall Gala Concert and the 25thAnniversary at the O2 Arena have sold millions of copies worldwide.
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