Les Miserables extends to 27 April 2013 at Queen's
The Cameron Mackintosh/Royal Shakespeare Company production of Les Miserables 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.
The cast to 16 June includes: David Shannon (Jean Valjean) Hadley Fraser (Javert); Alexia Khadime (Eponine)
The cast from 18 June 2012 includes: Geronimo Rauch (Jean Valjean), Tam Mutu (Javert); Danielle Hope (Eponine)
The musical has been seen by nearly 60 million people worldwide in 42 countries and in 21 languages. There have been 36 cast recordings of "Les Miserables". Cameron Mackintosh is currently developing a film of "Les Miserables" with Working Title and Universal.
Les Miserables, 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.