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LES MISERABLES Announces Complete Casting For New Full Production at the Sondheim The Photo LES MISERABLES Announces Complete Casting For New Full Production at the Sondheim Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2021

Following the sell-out success of LES MIS√ČRABLES ‚Äď THE STAGED CONCERT, the longest running concert in the history of Shaftesbury Avenue, Cameron Mackintosh has announced full casting for the re-opening of the¬†new full production of¬†LES MIS√ČRABLES¬†at the¬†Sondheim Theatre¬†on¬†25 September 2021.

Roundup: Check Out These Socially Distanced Shows Photo Roundup: Check Out These Socially Distanced Shows
by Marianka Swain - Oct 15, 2020

Hurrah for the green shoots in our beleaguered industry. Lots of venues are mounting new shows and bringing back our favourites over the next few weeks and months - albeit with social distancing and safety measures in place. Here are some of the live theatrical goodies on offer.

BWW Interview: Shan Ako Talks LES MISERABLES Photo BWW Interview: Shan Ako Talks LES MISERABLES
by Cindy Marcolina - May 12, 2020

Shan Ako was starring as Eponine in the West End's Les Misérables before theatres were closed down. Now, everyone can enjoy her performance in the filmed version of last year's staged concert, so we caught up with her to hear all about her favourite music, how she found her own Eponine, and her super-positive pre-show ritual.

by Cindy Marcolina - Apr 25, 2020

Back in 2019, the former Queen's Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue was temporarily closed down to transform the building into the Sondheim Theatre and give its favourite tenant, Les Misérables, a major revamp.

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES, Sondheim Theatre Photo BWW Review: LES MISERABLES, Sondheim Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jan 16, 2020

Much of the conversation around the incoming of the revamped Les Misérables production to the West End has revolved around the revolve a?' or lack thereof. But this slicker touring version (first seen in 2009, for the 25th anniversary) is a beautiful fit for Cameron Mackintosh's marvellously refurbished Sondheim Theatre, and the show's indelible score and stirring human drama are, if anything, showcased more strongly than ever.

LES MISERABLES UK And Ireland Tour Announced Photo LES MISERABLES UK And Ireland Tour Announced
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2018

After nearly a decade since the last UK tour sold out within days, Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce that his acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schonberg's musical 'LES MISERABLES' will open at Curve Leicester for a season from Saturday 3 - Saturday 24 November 2018 (press night 14 November 2018 ), before playing the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin (5 December 2018 - 12 January 2019), Festival Theatre Edinburgh (22 January - 16 February 2019) and Manchester Palace Theatre (19 February - 30 March 2019). Further dates will be announced.

Photo Flash: La Vie Boheme! RENT 20th Anniversary Tour Celebrates Opening Night at the St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The 20th Anniversary production of Rent celebrated its opening last night 13 December at the St. James Theatre, London, and will run through 28 January 2017 before continuing on tour until May 2017. BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below!

Cameron Mackintosh Leaves Business to Foundation With Caveat: No New Productions
by Jessica Khan - Jan 18, 2016

Unstoppable West End impresario Cameron Mackintosh will not be leaving his business to his family after his death, according to a recent interview with the Financial Times. The company -- Cameron Mackintosh Limited -- will instead go to his foundation, but with one huge caveat: The organization will not be able to create new productions.

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

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Cameron Mackintosh's current Broadway revival of  Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's legendary musical LES MISERABLES will end its acclaimed run on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the Imperial Theater (239 West 45th Street).  The current Broadway version of LES MISERABLES is the only production of the musical currently playing in North America and stars Alfie Boe, the acclaimed star of the London 25th Anniversary Concert, as Jean Valjean through February 28.  John Owen-Jones, who is currently starring as The Phantom in Mackintosh's London production of The 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. 

LES MIS AT 30: Cast Share Their Photos!
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 8, 2015

It's the 30th anniversary of Les Miserables - and current and former cast members have been sharing their photos and memories on Twitter - we take a look at some of the best!

Earl Carpenter to Succeed Will Swenson in LES MISERABLES on Broadway
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 13, 2015

Acclaimed British actor Earl Carpenter will return to the role of Javert in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES beginning Tuesday, May 12 at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Will Swenson will give his final performance as Javert Sunday, May 10. Carpenter performed the role on Broadway last summer while Swenson was on hiatus from the production for another project.

Peter Jöback To Lead Swedish Revival Of The Phantom Of The Opera
by Isa Ponturo - Mar 24, 2015

It's official. Former Broadway and West End Phantom Peter Jöback is going to star in a Swedish revival of the original replica production of The Phantom Of The Opera in Stockholm 2016.

Reflections: My MISS SAIGON Story
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Jan 4, 2015

For some people, it may take just one special song to change their lives forever. Take for instance Tony winner, Disney Legend Lea Salonga and (BWW) UK's 2014 Best Featured Actress Rachelle Ann Go's personal revelations on the endless impact that MISS SAIGON has had on their personal and professional lives.

Will Swenson's Return to Broadway's LES MISERABLES Delayed
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 30, 2014

Will Swenson will now return to Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES a few days later than originally anticipated, BroadwayWorld has confirmed.

MISS SAIGON Is Broadway-Bound, But When?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Broadway's waiting list is getting long.

British Actor Earl Carpenter Joins Broadway's LES MISERABLES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

British actor Earl Carpenter's start date in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables in the role of Javert is tonight, August 15.

Earl Carpenter's First Performance in Broadway's LES MISERABLES Delayed
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 11, 2014

British actor Earl Carpenter's start date in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Claude-Michel Schönberg & Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES in the role of Javert has been pushed to Friday, August 15 due to visa issues, it was confirmed today.

Will Swenson to Take LES MISERABLES Hiatus Beginning 7/22 for Alliance's BULL DURHAM
by Nicole Rosky - May 27, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, John Behlmann, Melissa Errico and Will Swenson will star in BULL DURHAM, the new musical based on the beloved 1988 film, which Sports Illustrated proclaimed the '#1 Greatest Sports Movie of All-time.' BULL DURHAM will premiere at the Alliance Theatre on September 3, and will run until October 5. Swenson, who will play '"Crash" Davis', will appear in the new musical while on hiatus from the Broadway revival of Les Miserables, where he currently stars as Javert. Swenson will be gone July 22- October 5. A replacement has not yet been announced.

Photo Flash: New Shots of MISS SAIGON in Action; Opens in the West End Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

MISS SAIGON will make its highly anticipated return to the West End tomorrow, May 21, 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, in the musical's 25th anniversary year. Scroll down for several new production photos in anticipation of tomorrow's opening!

Just Released: Official Photo of Rachelle Ann Go as Gigi Van Tranh
by Oliver Oliveros - May 8, 2014

The social media team behind the 25th anniversary production of MISS SAIGON, currently in previews at Prince Edward Theatre (28 Old Compton St.), and Australian-born photographer Michael Le Poer Trench, who has been photographing the sung-through musical since its early years, have officially released the promotional photograph of multi-award winning recording artist-musical theater actress Rachelle Ann Go for MISS SAIGON.