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Dream the Dream
Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, LES MISÉRABLES, with glorious new staging and spectacular reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. This new production has already been acclaimed by critics, fans and new audiences and is breaking box office records wherever it goes.
The London Times hails the new show “a five star hit, astonishingly powerful and as good as the original.” The Guardian proclaims “a rousing, entertaining evening of spectacular theatre.” The Daily Telegraph says “sheer passion, pace, overwhelmingly moving, with many moments that send shivers of excitement racing down the spine. You emerge feeling stirred and exhilarated.” The Daily Express says “Victor Hugo’s novel is spellbindingly brought back to life” and the London Evening Standard says “a handsome and moving new staging.”
Based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel, LES MISÉRABLES is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. The magnificent score of LES MISÉRABLES includes 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.
Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s LES MISÉRABLES has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer from the original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel and additional material by James Fenton. The new 25th anniversary 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 additional costumes by Christine Rowlands, lighting by Paule Constable and sound by Mick Potter.
“A five star hit, astonishingly powerful and as good as the original.”
- The London Times
“An outstanding success – the best version yet.”
– Western Mail
“Such an experience, lavish and impressive – a guaranteed crowd pleaser”
– South Wales Echo
“Dream the dream – it is worth all of the hype. A magnificent production of one of the greatest musicals of them all.”
– South Wales Argos
“LES MISÉRABLES lights up the world.” – Newsweek
“Far more than entertainment, LES MISÉRABLES is a thrilling emotional experience.”
- Time Magazine
“LES MISÉRABLES is the stuff of theatrical legend.”
- The New York Times