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Nick Jonas in Les Miserables from 21 Jun 2010 for 3 weeks
17 year old American pop star Nick Jonas will play 'Marius' in Les Miserables, for 3 weeks at the Queen's Theatre from 21 June 2010.
Nick Jonas played the part of 'Gavroche' in the last nine months of Les Miserable's run on Broadway in 2003. Cameron Mackintosh told Thec Daily Mail: 'I went up to him at the closing night party in New York and told him he was terrific and hoped that one day he would return to play Marius. We've been in touch a lot and, of course, since then he has become this world-famous star....He and his father and I agreed that it would be great if he came and played Marius here in London."
Les Miserables originally opened at the Barbican Theatre on 8 Oct 1985, the Cameron Mackintosh/Royal Shakespeare Company production then 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 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.