Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Les Miserables will be the star attraction at Wales Millennium Centre for Christmas 2019. The musical will also play at Wales Millennium Centre between 26 November 2019 – 4 January 2020.
Since Cameron Mackintosh first conceived this new production of “Les Misérables” in 2009 to celebrate the show’s 25th anniversary it has taken the world by storm. Originally touring the UK throughout 2009/10, and concluding with 22 performances at the Barbican, the production was hailed by audiences and critics alike.
Inspired by the hugely successful movie version starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne, the stage show has scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, and has to date already been seen in North America, Brazil, Mexico, Korea, Japan, Canada, Australia, Spain, France, Manila, Singapore, Dubai and Broadway.
Boublil and Schönberg’s magnificent score of “Les Misérables” 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”, “Master Of The House” and many more. Seen by over 120 million people worldwide in 52 countries and in 22 languages, “Les Misérables” is undisputedly one of the world’s most popular musicals.
Cameron Mackintosh’s production of “Les Misérables” is written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg and is based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, additional material by James Fenton and original adaptation by Trevor Nunn and John Caird.
The original “Les Misérables” orchestrations are by John Cameron with new orchestrations by Christopher Jahnke, Stephen Metcalfe and Stephen Brooker. The production is directed by Laurence Connor and James Powell, designed by Matt Kinley inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo with costumes by Andreane Neofitou and Christine Rowland, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Mick Potter, musical staging by Michael Ashcroft and Geoffrey Garratt, projections by Fifty-Nine Productions and music supervision by Stephen Brooker and Graham Hurman. The London Production of “Les Misérables” continues to play at the Queen’s Theatre where it is currently booking until 29 June 2019.
Tickets go on sale on 26 November 2018, following a priority booking period between 16 – 26 November 2018.