Published on July 31st, 2014 | by admin
LES MISÉRABLES STORMS THE BARRICADE AND THE BOX OFFICE!
After wowing audiences and due to unprecedented demand, new tickets to the acclaimed new production of Cameron Mackintosh’s legendary musical LES MISÉRABLES at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre have just been released and go on sale today through Ticketek.
Hailed by Australian critics as “a theatrical triumph” and “one of the world’s greatest musicals”, this new production of the much-loved blockbuster musical features glorious modernised staging, orchestrations and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. “Uncommonly raw” and “strikingly intense”, this new version of LES MISÉRABLES is not to be missed. Audiences that have seen the show in the past, have never seen it like this, in what critics proclaim, “Exceeds the original”.
“A musical and theatrical triumph … five stars.” Herald Sun
“Powerful and enduring … will hold a new generation of fans in thrall.” The Age
“An ensemble of star quality.” The Australian
“The stunning original has now been surpassed … five stars.” Time Out
“Beg, borrow or steal a ticket!” 3AW
“A defining moment in Australian music theatre.” Broadway World
Cameron Mackintosh has assembled an extremely talented cast for this brand new production of LES MISÉRABLES consisting of some of Australia’s brightest stars Simon Gleeson, Hayden Tee, Patrice Tipoki, Trevor Ashley, Lara Mulcahy, Kerrie Anne Greenland, Emily Langridge, Chris Durling and Euan Doidge. Australian critics have been unanimous in applauding the gifted cast who night after night superbly deliver the classic 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”, “Master of the House” and many more.
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century revolutionary France, LES MISÉRABLES has been seen by over 65 million people worldwide in 42 countries and in 22 languages and is undisputedly one of the most popular musicals of all time. Having won more than 100 major awards around the world it has been hailed as “the most stirring, moving musical ever”. Based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel, it is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit.
After its season at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre, LES MISÉRABLES will continue onto Perth’s Crown Theatre in January 2015 before transferring to the Capitol Theatre in Sydney in March 2015.
The Australian premiere of Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production,
LES MISÉRABLES at Her Majesty’s Theatre Melbourne
NEW TICKETS ON SALE NOW
www.ticketek.com.au/lesmis or 1300 795 012