Cameron Mackintosh presents a star-studded production of Les Misérables – The Staged Concert at the Sondheim Theatre.
Following a spectacular sell-out production at the Gielgud Theatre in 2019, Les Misérables – The Staged Concert returns for 6-weeks only this December.
Led by Michael Ball as Javert, Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean*, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Fantine and Matt Lucas as Thénardier will return alongside a company of over 50 actors and musicians.
A compelling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption, Les Misérables is a timeless musical testament to the survival of the human spirit against all of the odds. Featuring the songs “I Dreamed A Dream”, “Bring Him Home”, “One Day More” and “On My Own” – Les Misérables is the show to end all shows.
Les Misérables The All-Star Staged Concert will run from 5 December 2020 until 17 January 2021 at the Sondheim Theatre, London.
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What’s the Story?
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells the story of ex-convict Jean Valjean and his quest for redemption.
Having served 17 years in prison for stealing a loaf of bread for his starving niece, a kindly Bishop inspires Valjean to begin a new life.
Breaking parole, Valjean is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert.
When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.
Who’s in it? Les Misérables Cast
The cast is led by Michael Ball as ‘Javert’, Alfie Boe as ‘Jean Valjean’, Carrie Hope Fletcher as ‘Fantine’, Matt Lucas as ‘Thénardier’, Shan Ako as ‘Eponine’, Katey Secombe as ‘Madame Thénardier’ and Lily Kerhoas as ‘Cosette’. John-Owen Jones will play the role of Jean Valjean for three performances a week.
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 with additional material by James Fenton and adaptation by Trevor Nunn and John Caird.
Running Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Covid safety measures and social distancing will be in place front of house, on stage, backstage and throughout the building.
*Please note that at certain performances John Owen-Jones will play the role of Jean Valjean.
Please note: The performance includes gunfire, smoke and flashing light effects.
Age recommendation: 7+
As an advisory to adults who might bring young people. All persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by and sat next to the accompanying adult. They may not sit on their own within the auditorium. If children do have separate seats you could be refused entry. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket to gain entry to the theatre. Please ensure that any children or infants for whom you are responsible also have a valid ticket. Your child should be able to sit unaided within the purchased seat. We do not allow children to be seated on an adult’s lap or babes in arms.
Theatre InformationSondheim Theatre
Address: 51 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6BA
Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 38
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