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Photo Coverage: LES MISERABLES Asian Tour Officially Kicks Off in Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 20, 2016


No less that theater impresario Cameron Mackintosh, the world's first 'theater billionaire' according to Forbes, much-lauded composer Claude-Michel Schonberg, and prolific theater director Laurence Connor attended the gala premiere of the reimagined production of Schonberg and Alain Boublil's phenonemal musical LES MISERABLES' first-ever Asian Tour, which kicked off at the state-of-the-art The Theatre at Solaire, Solaire Resort and Casino, last Wednesday, March 16.

STAGE TUBE: LES MIS Asian Tour Cast Meets Press; Simon Gleeson Sings 'Bring Him Home'
by Jory Rivera - Mar 15, 2016


The reimagined production of LES MISERABLES' (LES MIS) producing and creative team, represented by producer Cameron Mackintosh, composer Claude-Michel Schonberg, and director Laurence Connor, who are also in town holding new auditions for the upcoming global productions of the mega-musical "Miss Saigon," presented to the members of the Philippine Press the full cast of the first Asian Tour of the new LES MIS earlier today.

STAGE TUBE: LES MIS Asian Tour Cast Meets Press; Rachelle Ann Go Sings 'I Dreamed A Dream'
by Jory Rivera - Mar 15, 2016


The reimagined production of LES MISERABLES' (LES MIS) producing and creative team, represented by producer Cameron Mackintosh, composer Claude-Michel Schonberg, and director Laurence Connor, who are also in town holding new auditions for the upcoming global productions of the mega-musical 'Miss Saigon,' presented to the members of the Philippine Press the full cast of the first Asian Tour of the new LES MIS earlier today.

Photo Coverage: LES MIS Asian Tour Cast, Mackintosh, Schonberg & Connor Meet the Press
by Jory Rivera - Mar 15, 2016


The reimagined production of LES MISERABLES' (LES MIS) producing and creative team, represented by producer Cameron Mackintosh, composer Claude-Michel Schonberg, and director Laurence Connor, who are also in town holding new auditions for the upcoming global productions of the mega-musical 'Miss Saigon,' presented to the members of the Philippine Press the full cast of the first Asian Tour of the new LES MIS earlier today.

LES MISERABLES Continues to Evolve, Surprise and Succeed
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 29, 2016


The original London production of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel LES MISERABLES (LES MIS), which was Messrs Schonberg and Boublil's first collaboration with theater producer Cameron Mackintosh, opened to very mixed reviews from the critics in 1985. But 'LES MIS has always been big for criticism,' says Meghan Lewit for The Atlantic. 'Bombast? Bathos? That's the point. The original production [which remains intact and continues to play at the Queen's Theatre in London until today] has endured because it gave audiences exactly what they wanted.'

Photo & Video: LES MIS Asian Tour Cast Preview 'Finale'
by Jory Rivera - Feb 21, 2016


Yesterday, select members of the press, including BroadwayWorld.com, were invited to a 'vocals only' rehearsal of Cameron Mackintosh's reimagined production of popular musical LES MISERABLES (LES MIS), which is embarking on its first Asian Tour (Manila: March 11 to April 17 at The Theatre at Solaire; Singapore: May 31 to July 17 at Esplanade Theatre).

Video: LES MIS Asian Tour Cast Preview 'One Day More'
by Jory Rivera - Feb 20, 2016


Earlier today, select members of the press, including BroadwayWorld.com, were invited to a 'vocals only' rehearsal of Cameron Mackintosh's reimagined production of popular musical LES MISERABLES (LES MIS), which is embarking on its first Asian Tour (Manila: March 11 to April 17 at The Theatre at Solaire; Singapore: May 31 to July 17 at Esplanade Theatre).

Earl Carpenter to Rejoin LES MISERABLES in Manila; Full Cast Announced
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 27, 2016


British actor Earl Carpenter, who originated the role of Inspector Javert in the reimagined production of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's book-to-stage adaptation of LES MISERABLES (LES MIS) and abruptly left the Broadway production last November due to a neck injury (cervical vertebrae impingement), will rejoin the company of the new production of LES MIS in its first Asian Tour (Manila-Singapore), which has been set to kick off at The Theatre at Solaire, Solaire Resort and Casino, in Manila from Friday, March 11, until Sunday, April 17.

LES MISERABLES London Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Original Cast Tonight - Colm Wilkinson, Alfie Boe, Frances Ruffelle and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015


Tonight 8 October 2015, the West End production of 'LES MISERABLES' at the Queen's Theatre continues to make history as it celebrates its 30th anniversary with a very special performance starting at 7.00pm.

LES MISERABLES London Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Online Ticket Lottery and Original Cast, Oct. 8 - Colm Wilkinson, Alfie Boe, Frances Ruffelle and More!
by Christina Mancuso - Sep 24, 2015


On Thursday 8 October 2015, the West End production of 'LES MISERABLES' at the Queen's Theatre continues to make history as it celebrates its 30th anniversary with a very special performance starting at 7.00pm. 450 tickets for this performance will be available to the fans through a mobile lottery and a charity auction to raise money for the Save the Children Syria Children's Appeal. Audience members wishing to attend this historic musical event will have the opportunity to enter the mobile lottery or auction by visiting lesmis.com/30 which will be live from 12.00 noon on Friday 25 September 2015.

West End's LES MIZ Announces New Cast; Rachelle Ann Go, Zoe Doano to Join Barricades
by Christina Mancuso - May 11, 2015


Now in its record breaking 30th year, Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce new casting for LES MISERABLES at the Queen's Theatre. Joining the cast from 15 June 2015 are: Phil Daniels as 'Thenardier', Jeremy Secomb as 'Javert', Rachelle Ann Go as 'Fantine'; Katy Secombe as 'Madame Thenardier' and Zoe Doano as 'Cosette.'

Rachelle Ann Go, Jeremy Secomb, Phil Daniels & More to Join West End's LES MISERABLES
by Tyler Peterson - May 11, 2015


Now in its record breaking 30th year, Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce new casting for "LES MISERABLES" at the Queen's Theatre. Joining the cast from 15 June 2015 are: Phil Daniels as 'Thenardier', Jeremy Secomb as 'Javert', Rachelle Ann Go as 'Fantine'; Katy Secombe as 'Madame Thenardier' and Zoe Doano as 'Cosette.'

Adam Mansbach to Release Sequel to GO THE F**K TO SLEEP - YOU HAVE TO F**KING EAT
by Christina Mancuso - Sep 24, 2014


From Adam Mansbach, the author of the international best seller Go the F**k to Sleep, comes the long-awaited sequel about the other great parental frustration: getting your little angel to eat something that even vaguely resembles a normal meal.

Lockyer And Thaxton To Star In London LES MISERABLES From June!
by Carrie Dunn - May 21, 2014


There will be major cast changes in the West End production of the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award winner "LES MISERABLES" at the Queen's Theatre from 16 June 2014. Joining the company are: Peter Lockyer as 'Jean Valjean'; David Thaxton as 'Javert'; Tom Edden as 'Thenardier'; Celinde Schoenmaker as 'Fantine'; Michael Colbourne as 'Enjolras' and Emilie Fleming as 'Cosette'.

CANDIDE Announces Eight Extra Performances, Until Mar 1
by Carrie Dunn - Jan 15, 2014


From Westphalia to the far reaches of the New World, Candide's journey of discovery is anything but dull. Through anguish, happiness, loss and love this is a whirlwind adventure that seeks to prove 'life is happiness indeed'. Leonard Bernstein's joyous musical comedy features a now-classic Overture, 'Make Our Garden Grow' and 'Glitter and Be Gay'.

Waddingham Leads Cast In BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER Reading, Directed By Jerry Mitchell
by Carrie Dunn - Dec 4, 2013


But I'm a Cheerleader: The Musical, with book and lyrics by Bill Augustin and music by Andrew Abrams, based on the 1999 Lionsgate cult motion picture, will receive its first London presentation in the form of an exploratory reading on Friday 6 December 2013 directed by Jerry Mitchell, it was announced today.

Clune and Dreyfuss Join Cast of Chocolate Factory's CANDIDE
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 9, 2013


Jackie Clune is to play the Old Lady and James Dreyfus is to play Dr Pangloss in the Menier Chocolate Factory's upcoming production of Candide.

Strallen, Thaxton and Janson To Star In Chocolate Factory's CANDIDE
by Carrie Dunn - Sep 11, 2013


Fra Fee, Cassidy Janson, Ben Lewis, Scarlett Strallen and David Thaxton have been cast in the Menier Chocolate Factory's Christmas musical Candide with music by Leonard Bernstein, book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler, lyrics by Richard Wilbur and additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker and Leonard Bernstein.

Review Roundup: THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Christina Mancuso - Aug 6, 2013


THE SOUND OF MUSIC opened at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre on 25 July and runs through 7 September 2013.

Photo Coverage: THE SOUND OF MUSIC At The Open Air Theatre!
by Carrie Dunn - Jul 30, 2013


Production images for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's production of The Sound of Music were released today.

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