Les Miserables

Based on the novel by Victor Hugo

Valjean, an escaped convict, was wrongly imprisoned but is pursued by his nemesis, the policeman Javert.


by Fiona Scott - Sep 30, 2019
The West End production of Wicked, the untold story of the Witches of Oz, recently celebrated its 13th birthday. BroadwayWorld spoke to the resident Elphaba (Nikki Bentley), Glinda (Helen Woolf) and Fiyero (Alistair Brammer) about why they think the show is still magic.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
East West Players, the nation's longest running theatre of color and largest producer of Asian American theatrical work, is proud to announce a series of special partnerships with Asian AF (the comedy variety show created by Upright Citizens Brigade Member Will Choi), and Crazy Talented Asians (the variety talent showcase created by Singer/Songwriter AJ Rafael) that will bring two multi-day events to the David Henry Hwang Theater in the Little Tokyo district of Downtown Los Angeles.
by Dara Homer - Sep 30, 2019
Whether you have been waiting for a first time to see Les Miserables, or if you're debating getting tickets for the 10th time, the US Tour production provides a chance to see the show at its very best.
by Dara Homer - Sep 29, 2019
Whether you have been waiting for a first time to see Les Miserables, or if you're debating getting tickets for the 10th time, the US Tour production provides a chance to see the show at its very best.
by Barry Lenny - Sep 27, 2019
Tickets are selling fast, so don't delay.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
On Friday, October 4th Broadway Fright Night will take place at the Union County Performing Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Last Sunday, musical theatre leading man Jon Robyns appeared at London's Leicester Square Theatre in a concert performance as part of promotion for new album Musical Direction. It's the second album Robyns has produced, and he is touring the UK with it.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 25, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group just celebrated Opening Night for this rare revival of Shaw's beloved almost historical comedy Caesar & Cleopatra last night, September 24th at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). This limited Off-Broadway engagement, now in previews, will continue through October 12th only.
by Linnae Medeiros - Sep 25, 2019
We asked, and you answered! To celebrate the importance of arts in education, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to let us know which roles in their high school productions was their favorite to perform. We've now gathered some of the most popular answers for you to enjoy, with roles ranging from The Beast and Reno Sweeney to Fiona and Uncle Fester! Check them all out!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
The Segal Centre is proud to continue its mission of developing and premiering new musical theatre works with top Canadian talent with a new pop/rock musical about the Greek goddess Persephone. Directed by Brian Hill and featuring a high-energy score filled with epic anthems by Marcus Stevens and Oran Eldor, the North American premiere of Mythic will be in the Sylvan Adams Theatre from October 27 to November 17, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
On Monday, October 7th, 2019, many popular and talented Broadway performers will shine a light on Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) at the 5th annual breathless on Broadway benefit at Sardi's Restaurant, 234 West 44th Street, NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are teaming up for an all new album! The pair will release the joint album, Back Together, on November 1.
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2019
Jason Derulo shared a clip from the upcoming 'Cats' movie while showing off his gym and his fridge for Men's Health. Watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Identical, the world premiere of a 'Twin-sational' new musical, destined for London's West End, is based on the novel The Parent Trap by Erich Kästner, which inspired Disney films featuring Hayley Mills in 1961 and Lindsay Lohan in 1998. It tells the story of twin girls separated at birth, reunited by chance at a summer camp 10 years later. In an attempt to re-join their divorced parents, they decide to exchange identities.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 24, 2019
The New York Pops just hosted its annual cabaret fundraiser at Feinstein's/54 Below last night, September 23, starring Tony and Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis. The event is hosted by New York Pops Music Director Steven Reineke.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group celebrates Opening Night tonight, Tuesday September 24th, for this rare revival of Shaw's beloved almost historical comedy Caesar & Cleopatra at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through October 12th only. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Tony-nominated and Olivier Award-winning actress Jenna Russell (EastEnders and Sunday in the Park with George) will be taking to the stage in Piaf in May 2020. She will bring to life the sensational, world-renowned Edith Piaf, whose most famous songs include La Vie en Rose and Je Ne Regrette Rien. Pam Gems' play explores the extraordinary life led by Piaf a?" from singing in the streets to becoming one of France's biggest international stars.
by Ceri Boyd - Oct 9, 2019
Originally opening in London in 2002, Ben Elton's We Will Rock You - a jukebox musical based around the songs of legendary rock group Queen - has had fans on their feet across the globe as it's toured Europe, North America and Australia, and now tours the UK.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at rehearsals for George Street Playhouse's new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kruger (based on his best-selling novel), and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Today, producers Eden Espinosa, Bridget Elise Yingling, Scott Prisand, Doug Feurring and Jana Shea announced additional stars for the one-night-only 15th Anniversary reunion concert of BKLYN: The Musical. Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (Hair, Les Miserables) will reprise his role as Taylor Collins, and Grammy Award nominee Quentin Earl Darrington (Once On This Island, CATS) will play the role of Streetsinger. Original Broadway cast members Julie Reiber (Come From Away), Horace V. Rogers (Tarzan), Caren Lyn Tackett (High Fidelity) will complete the cast, joining the previously announced Eden Espinosa (RENT, Wicked) as Brooklyn, Karen Olivo (Moulin Rouge, In the Heights) as Faith, and stage star Ramona Keller (The Public Theatre's Hercules, City Center's Little Shop of Horrors) as Paradice. The concert, which benefits Covenant House Foundation (www.covenanthouse.org), will be presented on the 15th anniversary of the show's Broadway opening night, Monday, October 21 at 7:30 PM, at Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222). Tickets can be purchased HERE.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Eccentric Theater Company Presents MUSIC OF THE NIGHT: A Halloween Celebration. This event will be a costumed Halloween gala featuring the spookiest, most disturbing, creepiest music from musical theater and opera. Featuring songs from The Addams Family, Cry Baby, Don Giovanni, Faust, Fiddler on the Roof, Hansel and Gretel, Into The Woods, Little Shop of Horrors, Macbeth, The Medium, Mefistofele, The Phantom of the Opera, Salome, Il Trovatore, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Musical Theatre West (MTW) opens its 67th season with the West Coast regional theatre premiere of the 10-time Tony nominated musical Something Rotten! at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center October 18 a?" November 3.  From the co-director of The Book of Mormon and the producer of Avenue Q comes a no-holds-a?oeBarda?? deliciously loopy celebration of the greatest English playwright and the greatest American art form.   Music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Bristol Riverside Theatre follows up its season opener, An Act of God, with Kim Wayans and continues its 33rd Season with Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's Broadway hit, Next To Normal. This Tony and Pulitzer winning musical drama about a family coming apart at its center runs October 29 to November 24, 2019. Opening Night is Thursday, October 31 at 7:30pm. BRT's Artistic Director Keith Baker directs this rock musical that features NYC-based actress Donna Vivino in the role of Diana.. All performances are at Bristol Riverside Theatre in Bucks County, located at 120 Radcliffe Street. Tickets are $15-$55 and are available online at brtstage.org, at the theatre's box office, or over the phone at 215-785-0100. 
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 7, 2019
Jellicle Cats, come one, come all! Today marks the 37th anniversary of the original Broadway production of Cats! To celebrate the Tony and Olivier-Award winning musical, we're heading to the Jellicle Ball for a look back at the show's original and revival productions. Check out our guide for a look at the show's history and some of its most memorable moments.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Les Misérables will play eight performances in the Peace Concert Hall, March 3-8, 2020, as part of the Peace Center's 2019-2020 Broadway season. Tickets are $45-$105.
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019
This year's New York Comic Con hosted a panel featuring cast members and creatives from The Lightning Thief! The panel, titled 'The World of Percy Jackson: From Page to Stage,' was held Thursday, October 3, at 2:45pm in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Room 1A06.
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019
A new video debuted on YouTube this week featuring LAST DAYS OF SUMMER cast members Danny Binstock and Julian Lerner paying homage to a classic 1980s film.
by Fiona Scott - Oct 4, 2019
Why are religious musicals experiencing a comeback in the West End? BroadwayWorld spoke to London performers about stories of faith and how their personal outlook on life connects with the material.
by West End Video - Oct 4, 2019
The only other musical written by Rent composer Jonathan Larson, tick, tick...Boom!, opens at the Bridge House Theatre this evening. The show is semi-autobiographical, based on Larson's own career. Set in 1990s New York, it follows the complex life of Jon, a 'promising' young composer, approaching 30 and with no idea where his life and career are heading. This thought-provoking yet funny show is packed with great songs, and is just as relevant today.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Circuit Playhouse, Inc. which includes Playhouse on the Square, The Circuit Playhouse, and NewWorks@TheatreWorks at the Square will celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a weekend of events November 15 to November 17, 2019.
by Don Grigware - Oct 3, 2019
Actress/singer Pamela Clay has been performing a show she wrote about Edith Piaf entitled Forever Piaf for quite some time to great acclaim! She will perform it locally at Feinstein's Upstairs at Vitello's on October 16. In our conversation she talks about growing up in a musical family and how Piaf's outlook became the cornerstone of her life. Tell us about your background. As a child, how did you become interested in music? When did you know that it would be your career? PC: One of the first things I remember was hearing classical music. Both my parents were blessed with beautiful voices, played piano, and my father also played trumpet. Daddy was a child prodigy who played classical piano live on the radio at age five,
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Clear your calendars and bring your appetite, because Tweed & Company has another first ever don't miss production planned for this October, THE HAUNTING OF HUNGERFORD HOUSE! Recognizing the popularity and appeal of the dinner and a show combo, Hasting's County's resident professional theatre company has gone big this season, programming their first ever Musical Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre production amidst an already large, exciting, and successful 2019 season.
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Rachel York is set for a recurring role in the new Fox drama series Filthy Rich, according to Deadline. She will star opposite Kim Cattrall, Gerald McRaney and Melia Kreiling in the high-profile new drama. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Due to popular demand from family audiences, the producers of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical have announced a new performance schedule that will take effect the week of November 4 at the Longacre Theatre (220 W. 48th Street) through the end of the show's strictly limited 16-week holiday engagement. The new musical will celebrate opening night on Wednesday, October 16.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
George Street Playhouse has a new home at the brand new NBPAC (New Brunswick Performing Arts Center) which also serves as the resident home for American Repertory Ballet, Crossroads Theatre Company and the Mason Gross School of the Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Two brand new musical theatre shows are being premiered at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre this weekend.
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
According to Variety, actress Amandy Seyfried has joined David Fincher's 'Mank,' a biopic about Herman Mankiewicz. Mankiewicz was the screenwriter on 'Citizen Kane.'
by Maria Nockin - Oct 15, 2019
On Monday October 14, 2019, Arizona Opera and its Valley Friends presented a concert of arias by the Marion Roose Pullin Studio Artists at the Mon Orchid Gallery, a small hall with excellent, if somewhat live, acoustics. As a rule, AZ Opera chooses six singers and one pianist to be their studio artists. The program helps bridge the gap between the protected environment of academic studies and the rigors of a professional career.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, will go on sale Thursday, October 17 for its much-anticipated Buffalo engagement at Shea's Buffalo Theatre.
by Michael Quintos - Oct 12, 2019
30 years after its stage debut, experiencing MISS SAIGON nowadays exposes just how outdated and out-of-touch it is with our increasingly diverse world view. The musical's original production---which first debuted in the West End in 1989 before transferring to Broadway in 1991---became a global hit despite some loud, very understandable controversy. Most audiences, however, ignored the accusations of orientalism, misogyny, and white-washing and instead focused on the show's epic melodrama and theatrical splendor, much of it powered by the lush music of Claude-Michel Schönberg and the lyrics by Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby Jr. The show continues at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through October 13, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019
A reading of the new musical The Count of Monte Cristo was presented on October 11th at Tuacahn Center for the Arts. Scott S. Anderson directed the private presentation of the musical penned by the Tony Award nominated team of Frank Wildhorn, composer, and Jack Murphy, book and lyrics.
by Charles Shubow - Oct 11, 2019
Walter Bobbie demonstrates his amazing direction.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
CLUB CUMMING, Alan Cumming's East Village cabaret venue, presents a?oeCertified PUNK Accountanta?? Billy Anderson and a?oeDarling of Downtown Cabareta?? John C. Hume in The Wonder Bar Boys: EXposed! on Monday, November 4th at 7:30pm as part of the Club's new Monday Night Cabaret Series. After years of performing their own solo acts and selling out shows at famed venues Feinstein's/54 Below, Don't Tell Mama, and The Duplex, among others, these two cabaret veterans (and real-life EX-boyfriends) unite for the first time in a one-night-only Kiki for the Gawds to reclaim the grunge and glamour of the East Village, and celebrate the (in)famous location's own journey from the grit of the Wonder Bar and Eastern Bloc to the avant-garde realness of Club Cumming.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
On Tuesday, January 21st at 7pm and Friday January 24th at 7pm there will be a premiere presentation of the hilarious new show Spectacle: The Musical! written by Ashley Griffin and Evan Jay Newman at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street. Proceeds will benefit The WellLife Network. Tickets are $10 and available at www.triadnyc.com
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the one-night-only, all-star benefit concert performance of the Olivier Award-winning Best Musical Return to the Forbidden Planet, a musical of Shakespearean proportions by Bob Carlton. The 2019-'20 Season kick-off event will take place Monday October 21st at the Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are teaming up for an all new album! The pair will release the joint album, Back Together, on November 1. Ball took to Twitter today to give fans another sneak peek at the music.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Performances are set to begin this Tuesday, October 15th, with the official Opening Night on October 25th, for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 10, 2019
George Street Playhouse opens their inaugural season at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) with 'Last Days of Summer.' It is based on the contemporary novel by Steve Kluger and directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun with music by Grammy winner Jason Howland. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Julian Emile Lerner who plays Joey Margolis in the show.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Senior Moments 2? No, it's not déjà vu, you are having another a?oeSenior Momenta??!