Les Misérables – The Staged Concert will resume performances at the Sondheim Theatre from May 2021.
The concert version of Cameron Mackintosh’s famed musical will be one of the first shows to return to the West End and joins a growing list of West End shows announcing their long awaited returns. As per government restrictions, the production will play at reduced capacity to allow for social distancing and their will be strict covid health and safety protocols in place at the venue.
West End favourites Lucie Jones (Waitress), Jon Robyns (Hamilton, Avenue Q), Bradley Jaden (Wicked, Shrek The Musical) will star as Fantine, Jean Valjean and Javert respectively. The lead cast will also feature Shan Ako as Éponine, Harry Apps as Marius, Gerard Carey as Thénardier and Josefina Gabrielle (Chicago, Sweet Charity) as Madame Thénardier.
Producer Cameron Mackintosh said: “As the West End marks the first anniversary of the enforced closure of British Theatre due to the pandemic, I am delighted to announce that the acclaimed spectacular staged concert of Les Misérables , which previously sold out all performances on Shaftesbury Avenue, will return to the Sondheim Theatre on 20 May 2021 with a reduced capacity and necessary social distancing requirements.” He added “the cast would be drawn from the West End and national tour companies” and “celebrated Jean Valjeans will be playing guest performances alongside Jon Robyns.
Les Misérables – The Staged Concert will play from 20 May 2021 until 5 September 2021 at the Sondheim Theatre, following which the theatre will close for three weeks to re-mount the full production of Les Misérables.
The national tour of Les Misérables will also resume performances in November at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow starring Dean Chisnall, Nic Greenshields and Katie Hall.