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Les Miserables - 1987 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the novel by Victor Hugo

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

Running Time:

3 hours, with one intermission

Imperial Theatre (Broadway)


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249 West 45th St.
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by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2007
Producer Cameron Mackintosh announced today the final extension of his current Broadway production of Boublil and Schonberg's Les Miserables, now through Sunday, January 6 only at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). The current production of Les Miserables opened on November 6 of 2006. Originally planned as a six-month limited engagement, Les Miserables extended by an additional nine months due to strong box-office sales.
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2007
Broadway's original Cosette, three-time Tony Award nominee Judy Kuhn, will return to Les Miserables twenty years later, to play the role of Fantine (Cosette's mother) beginning Tuesday, October 23
by BWW News Desk - September 5, 2007
The Cameron Mackintosh Broadway and London productions of Les Miserables will swap Jean Valjeans this fall. John Owen-Jones, currently playing Valjean in Les Miserables at the Queens Theatre in the West End, will make his Broadway debut in the role beginning October 23 at the Broadhurst Theatre, while on October 22 Drew Sarich, currently playing Valjean on Broadway, will make his West End debut.
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2007
The world's longest running musical, the legendary Les Miserables will celebrate its 9,000th performance in London on Friday, August 10th at the Queen's Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2007
Broadway veteran Chip Zien will take over the role of Thenardier in Les Miserables at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) beginning Friday, June 29
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2007
On November 9th, 2006, the opening night of Broadway's Les Miserables, BroadwayWorld introduced the artwork of Christine Jimenez. Recently, the talented artist created more caricatures and portraits of Les Miz stars, and is pleased to share them with BWW readers.
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2007
Rosie O'Donnell may be the next to play feisty innkeeper's wife Madame Thenardier in Broadway's Les Miserables,
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2007
Four new principals will join the cast of Les Miserables, beginning Tuesday, April 24th at the Broadhurst Theatre
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2007
Lea Salonga, the Tony Award-winning star of Miss Saigon, will start performances as Fantine in Broadway's LES MISÉRABLES a few days early
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2006
Due to her previously announced casting in the upcoming LAByrinth Theater Company production of Bob Glaudini's Jack Goes Boating, Tony Award-nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega will take a leave of absence from Les Miserables
by Michael Dale - November 26, 2006
Despite an exceptional ensemble of actors putting their own spins on the original 1985 John Caird/Trevor Nunn direction, for now and seemingly forever, there will be no revolutionary new interpretations of the Les Miserables experience
by Broadway Beat - October 20, 2006
This week on Broadway Beat catch rehearsals for the eagerly awaited revival of Les Miserables, opening night of Jay Johnson: The Two and Only! and one on one with Donna McKechnie right here on BroadwayWorld.com!
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2006
On October 30th, two-time Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega will celebrate the release of her new album 'Redemption Songs' (Sh-k-Boom Records) at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - October 7, 2006
A new recording of Les Miserables, Broadway and the West End's longest running musical, will air on BBC Radio 2 on Sunday, October 8 at 2PM EST
by Mark Rupp - October 5, 2006
The stars of Les Miserables, which will storm Broadway once again on November 9th, recently gathered at a press conference!
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2006
On October 9th, Les Miserables will become the longest-running musical on the West End
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2006
Tony Award-nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger, who currently appears in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, has been cast as the waifish Eponine in the upcoming Broadway return of Les Miserables
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2006
Drew Sarich, Doug Kreeger, Megan McGinnis and more round out the cast of Les Miserables, which returns to Broadway this fall
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2006
While he performed in Florida this week, the Orlando Sentinel appears to have gotten the scoop that Norm Lewis will start as Javert in the upcoming revival of Les Miserables.

Les Miserables Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Les Miserables have their been?
Les Miserables has had 13 productions including West End which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 1987, US Tour which opened in 1987, US Tour which opened in 1988, US Tour which opened in 1988, Broadway which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2006, US Tour which opened in 2010, Broadway which opened in 2014, US Tour which opened in 2017, West End which opened in 2021 and West End which opened in 2021.

What Tony Awards has Les Miserables been nominated for?
Best Musical , Best Book of a Musical for Claude-Michel Schonberg, Best Costume Design for Andreane Neofitou, Best Direction of a Musical for Trevor Nunn, Best Direction of a Musical for John Caird, Best Lighting Design for David Hersey, Best Lighting Design for David Hersey, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Claude-Michel Schonberg, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Herbert KretzmerBest Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Alain Boublil and Best Scenic Design for John Napier .

What Tony Awards has Les Miserables won?
Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical for Claude-Michel Schonberg, Best Costume Design for Andreane Neofitou, Best Direction of a Musical for Trevor Nunn, Best Direction of a Musical for John Caird, Best Lighting Design for David Hersey, Best Lighting Design for David Hersey, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Claude-Michel Schonberg Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Herbert Kretzmer and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Alain Boublil Best Scenic Design for John Napier .

What other awards has Les Miserables been nominated for?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), .

What other awards has Les Miserables won?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), .

What productions of Les Miserables have their been?
Les Miserables has had 13 productions including West End which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 1987, US Tour which opened in 1987, US Tour which opened in 1988, US Tour which opened in 1988, Broadway which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2006, US Tour which opened in 2010, Broadway which opened in 2014, US Tour which opened in 2017, West End which opened in 2021 and West End which opened in 2021.

What awards has Les Miserables been nominated for?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), .

What awards has Les Miserables won?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), .

What songs are in Les Miserables and what's the order?
Look Down [i]
Freedom Is Mine
My Rooms Are Full
Come In, Sir, for You Are Weary
Valjean Arrested/Valjean Forgiven
Soliloquy [i]
At the End of the Day
I Dreamed a Dream
Lovely Ladies
Fantine's Arrest
The Runaway Cart
Who Am I?
Come to Me
The Confrontation
Castle on a Cloud
Oh Help! I Think I Hear Them Now
Now Look Who's Here
Master of the House
Tell Me Your Name, Have No Fear
The Bargain
Thénardier Waltz
Stars
Look Down [ii]
The Robbery
Javert's Intervention
That Inspector Thinks He's Something
Eponine's Errand
Red and Black
Do You Hear the People Sing?
I Saw Him Once
In My Life [i]
A Heart Full of Love
'Parnasse, What Are You Doing?
This Is His Lair
One Day More
Building the Barricade
On My Own
At the Barricade
You at the Barricade, Listen to This
I Have Overheard Their Plans
Bravo, Little Gavroche!
Good God! What Are You Doing?
A Little Fall of Rain
She Is the First to Fall
Night of Anguish
First Attack
Little People
Drink with Me to Days Gone By
Bring Him Home
Dawn of Anguish
The Second Attack
The Final Battle
Dog Eats Dog
Soliloquy [ii]
Turning
Empty Chairs at Empty Tables
Every Day
Valjean's Confession
The Wedding Chorale
Beggars at the Feast
Alone I Wait in the Shadows
Now You Are Here
Finale
In My Life [ii]

What is the order of songs in Les Miserables and what's the order?
Look Down [i]
Freedom Is Mine
My Rooms Are Full
Come In, Sir, for You Are Weary
Valjean Arrested/Valjean Forgiven
Soliloquy [i]
At the End of the Day
I Dreamed a Dream
Lovely Ladies
Fantine's Arrest
The Runaway Cart
Who Am I?
Come to Me
The Confrontation
Castle on a Cloud
Oh Help! I Think I Hear Them Now
Now Look Who's Here
Master of the House
Tell Me Your Name, Have No Fear
The Bargain
Thénardier Waltz
Stars
Look Down [ii]
The Robbery
Javert's Intervention
That Inspector Thinks He's Something
Eponine's Errand
Red and Black
Do You Hear the People Sing?
I Saw Him Once
In My Life [i]
A Heart Full of Love
'Parnasse, What Are You Doing?
This Is His Lair
One Day More
Building the Barricade
On My Own
At the Barricade
You at the Barricade, Listen to This
I Have Overheard Their Plans
Bravo, Little Gavroche!
Good God! What Are You Doing?
A Little Fall of Rain
She Is the First to Fall
Night of Anguish
First Attack
Little People
Drink with Me to Days Gone By
Bring Him Home
Dawn of Anguish
The Second Attack
The Final Battle
Dog Eats Dog
Soliloquy [ii]
Turning
Empty Chairs at Empty Tables
Every Day
Valjean's Confession
The Wedding Chorale
Beggars at the Feast
Alone I Wait in the Shadows
Now You Are Here
Finale
In My Life [ii]

What productions of Les Miserables have there been?
Les Miserables has had 13 productions including West End which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 1987, US Tour which opened in 1987, US Tour which opened in 1988, US Tour which opened in 1988, Broadway which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2006, US Tour which opened in 2010, Broadway which opened in 2014, US Tour which opened in 2017, West End which opened in 2021 and West End which opened in 2021.