Theatre Information

Imperial Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
249 West 45th St. Seating Chart

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Les Miserables Production Information


February 28, 1987 (11 previews)


March 12, 1987

Closing:May 18, 2003
# Performances:6680
Theatres: Kennedy Center [Eisenhower Theatre] (Washington, DC)
0/0/1987 - ?

Broadway Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
2/28/1987 - 10/14/1990

Imperial Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
10/17/1990 - 5/18/2003

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Running Time:3 hours, with one intermission
Version:Original Broadway Version


Other Productions of Les Miserables

1985   West End Original London Production
West End
1987   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1987   US Tour 1st National Tour
US Tour
1988   US Tour 2nd National Tour
US Tour
1988   US Tour 3rd National Tour
US Tour
2006   Broadway Return Engagement [Broadway]
2010   US Tour 25th Anniversary Production
US Tour
2014   Broadway Broadway Revival
2017   US Tour Revival National Tour
US Tour


Audio Recordings

1985  Original London Cast
1987  Original Broadway Cast
1988  Studio Cast
1993  London Studio Cast
1995  London Concert Cast
unknown  Studio Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical


  • Los Miserables (Spanish title)

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Look Down [i]
a.k.a. Work Song
Freedom Is Mine
My Rooms Are Full
Come In, Sir, for You Are Weary
Valjean Arrested/Valjean Forgiven
Soliloquy [i]
a.k.a. What Have I Done?
a.k.a. Valjean's Soliloquy
At the End of the Day
I Dreamed a Dream
Lovely Ladies
Fantine's Arrest
The Runaway Cart
Who Am I?
a.k.a. The Trial
Come to Me
a.k.a. Fantine's Death
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
a.k.a. I've Come to Take You from This Place
The Bargain
Thénardier Waltz
a.k.a. The Waltz of Treachery
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
a.k.a. Upon These Stones
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
a.k.a. Drink with Me
Bring Him Home
Dawn of Anguish
The Second Attack
a.k.a. Death of Gavroche
The Final Battle
Dog Eats Dog
Soliloquy [ii]
a.k.a. Javert's Suicide
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

Written for the Broadway production

In My Life [ii]

Les Miserables - 1987 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 1987 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Colm Wilkinson
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1987 - Best Musical
Alain Boublil
Claude-Michel Schönberg
Herbert Kretzmer
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Book of a Musical
Claude-Michel Schonberg
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Costume Design
Andreane Neofitou
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Direction of a Musical
Trevor Nunn
John Caird
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Lighting Design
David Hersey
David Hersey
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Musical
Cameron Mackintosh
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Claude-Michel Schonberg
Herbert Kretzmer
Alain Boublil
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Michael Maguire
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Terrence Mann
Colm Wilkinson
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Frances Ruffelle
Judy Kuhn
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Scenic Design
John Napier