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Les Miserables extends booking to 4 March 2017
Cameron Mackintosh has announced that his long running production of Les Misérables has extended its booking at the Queen's Theatre to 4 March 2017 as the show is currently in its 31st year in London's West End.
The cast currently includes Craig Mather as ‘Marius’, Eva Noblezada as ‘Eponine, Peter Lockyer as ‘Jean Valjean’, Jeremy Secomb as ‘Javert’, Phil Daniels as ‘Thénardier’, Katy Secombe as ‘Madame Thénardier’, Zoë Doano as ‘Cosette’ and Bradley Jaden as ‘Enjolras’.
The ensemble also includes: Adam Bayjou, Sanne den Besten, Josie Brightwell, Edd Campbell Bird, Oliver Brenin, David Burnip, Jordan Lee Davies, Tamsin Dowsett, Katy Hanna, Matthew Harvey, Matt Jeans, Charlotte Kennedy, Emma Kingston, Jo Loxton, Luke McCall, Ryan O'Gorman, Jo Parsons, Adam Pearce, Jonny Purchase, Michael Riseley, Courtney Stapleton, Jessamy Stoddart, Samantha Thomas and Lee Van Geleen.
The Cameron Mackintosh/Royal Shakespeare Company production of Les Misérables originally opened at the Barbican Theatre on 8 Oct 1985. It transferred to the Palace Theatre on 4 December 1985 and moved to its current home at the Queen's Theatre on 3 April 2004.
Les Misérables, which concerns love and bravery in 19th century France during the revolutionary struggles, is written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It has lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, with original text by Alain Boublil and additional material by James Fenton. It is adapted and directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird.
Les Misérables has now been seen by nearly 70 million people worldwide in 44 countries and in 22 languages, with seven more currently scheduled.