Musical theatre lovers will be ready to man the barricades as blockbusting theatrical juggernaut Les Misérables is coming to Leeds Grand Theatre in 2020.
Since Cameron Mackintosh first conceived this new production of Boublil and Schönberg's musical in 2009 celebrating the show’s 25th anniversary it toured the UK throughout 2009/10, and concluded with 22 performances at the Barbican.
This production inspired the Oscar winning movie version starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne. The new staging has scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo and has already toured in North America, Brazil, Mexico, Korea, Japan, Canada, Australia, Spain, France, Manila, Singapore, Dubai and Broadway.
Boublil and Schönberg’s epic score includes the songs I Dreamed a Dream, On My Own, Stars, Bring Him Home, Do You Hear the People Sing?, One Day More, Empty Chairs at Empty Tables and Master Of The House and many more. Les Mis has been seen by over 120 million people worldwide in 52 countries and performed in 22 languages,
Mackintosh has announced casting for the UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed production, Dean Chisnall will play ‘Jean Valjean’, Nic Greenshields ‘Javert’, Katie Hall ‘Fantine’, Ian Hughes ‘Thénardier’, Harry Apps ‘Marius’, Charlie Burn ‘Cosette’, Barnaby Hughes ‘Enjolras’ and Helen Walsh ‘Madame Thénardier’.
Les Misérables is at Leeds Grand Theatre from Thursday 23rd July to Saturday 15th August 2020. Book online at www.leedsgrandtheatre.com or call Box Office on 0844 848 270.