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Is LesMis closing in London?

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Is LesMis closing in London?#0
Posted: 1/27/06 at 11:37am
Hi. Err... speaks for itself really! PLEASE let me know!!!!! I love this show!
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#1
Posted: 1/27/06 at 1:43pm
Closes Spring 2007. work begins on the major refurb development (which will take 20 months) in the summer of 2007.
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#2
Posted: 1/27/06 at 6:05pm
There has actually been talk that they will transfer the show (again) to another theatre when the refurb starts at the Queens, the only theatre mentioned so far is the Novello.
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#3
Posted: 1/28/06 at 10:59am
It will have trouble if Avenue Q is a hit, as that'll be opening at the Novello later this year.

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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#4
Posted: 1/28/06 at 7:15pm
Avenue Q is probably not going there any more (only 10% chance) it's looked to be booked at the Albury now and Footloose will be going into the Novello around March for a short run, they are also starting work on the QUEENS this year, not 2007, so will have to move before then!
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#5
Posted: 1/30/06 at 10:19pm
The Queen's could certainly do with a refit. In fact so could half the older theatres on Shaftesbury Avenue. Lack of legroom, poky bars and tiny WCs are three reasons why people don't go to the West End. It amazes me some theatres pass the fire safety regulations.
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#6
Posted: 2/15/06 at 11:54am
I'm gonna go & see it in April, so does anyone know an exact date? It's not listed to be closing on whatsonstage.com
Has it actually been anounced that it's officially closing?
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#7
Posted: 2/15/06 at 4:57pm
It's currently BOOKING to 6 January 2007 - though that does not mean it will stay there indefinetely until then, it's only a booking period.

I would EXPECT the show to play through 8 October this year, making it the longetst running West End musical ever, surpassing Cats, and running into its 22nd year. I think it's most likely to close in either Nov/Dec 2006 or close on its booking period - 6th January 2007, prior to a UK tour that has been rumoured. It will certainly be going next year, however it seems safe to say that it will play until October at the least.
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#8
Posted: 2/15/06 at 5:31pm
Is Les Mis having a big 21st anniversary concert? Would be amazing if they did an Albert Hall thing like the 10th anniversary. Anyone know anything? Would KILL to see the dream cast (LEA SALONGA AS EPONINE!)
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#9
Posted: 2/15/06 at 5:47pm
There's a BIG 21st Anniversary Concert taking place in Hyde Park this October (to be confirmed) with an all-star cast including members of the original 1985 Barbican Company I believe...
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#10
Posted: 2/16/06 at 7:06am
But has it been anounced that it's OFFICIALLY closing?
Updated On: 2/16/06 at 07:06 AM
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#11
Posted: 2/16/06 at 8:22am
No

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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#12
Posted: 3/18/06 at 12:56pm
Hi Ive heard its going to tour

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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#13
Posted: 3/19/06 at 12:24pm
Les Mis will definatly vacate The Queens Spring 2007 - a transfer to The Novello is being considered but so is closure (and hence UK Tour) an official decision has not been agreed upon yet
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#14
Posted: 3/19/06 at 2:19pm
It better not close...
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re: Is LesMis closing in London?#15
Posted: 3/19/06 at 6:21pm
I would love for it to come to Southampton again. Surely a tour is not dependant on it closing though