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Tom Hooper signed on in March 2011 to direct the Mackintosh-produced film from a screenplay by William Nicholson. As with its predecessor, it is incomplete, and leaves out songs or parts that are more important narratively than musically (e.g., "Fantine's Arrest", "The Runaway Cart", "The Final Battle"). Share. Marius, wounded but alive, despairs at the death of his friends and sees that their sacrifice was for nothing ("Empty Chairs at Empty Tables"). 1:28. [93][94][95], In the fall of 2010, the tour moved to the US with a new company presented by Broadway Across America to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the show opening on Broadway. Marius decides to stand with his friends, and all anticipate what the dawn will bring ("One Day More").[6]. At the end of the musical, he eventually dies and the spirit of Fantine thanks him for raising her child. Differences from the original production included a new set, new costumes, new direction and alterations to the original orchestrations. When the New York production closed in 2003, the Third National Tour continued for another three years, and enjoyed the influx of many members from the original and subsequent New York companies. About the Show THE TIMELESS MUSICAL ABOUT LOVE, COURAGE & HOPE. That year, in September 1980, a stage version directed by veteran French film director Robert Hossein was produced at the Palais des Sports in Paris. Though, much controversy surrounded their unauthorized depart from the authors' libretto and score. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells the story of ex-prisoner Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman), hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Russell Crowe), after he breaks parole. In September 2008, it was performed at the St John Loveridge Hall in Guernsey with a cast of West End performers—the first time that it had been professionally performed on the Island where Victor Hugo wrote the novel. Thénardier, Barry James as Thénardier, Kaho Shimada as Éponine, Ross McCall as Gavroche, Michael Ball as Marius, Anthony Warlow as Enjolras, Tracy Shayne as Cosette and Marissa Dunlop as Young Cosette.[148]. ", Valjean's Soliloquy, "Stars" by Javert, "A Little Fall of Rain" by Éponine and Marius, "Turning", and "Castle on a Cloud" lose a verse each. The ensemble consisted of Becca Ayers, Daniel Bogart (Combeferre/Bamatabois), Justin Bohon (Joly/Major Domo), Kate Chapman, Nikki Renee Daniels, Karen Elliott (Old Woman/Innkeeper's Wife), Blake Ginther (Feuilly), J.D. At a convent, Valjean awaits his death, having nothing left to live for. Valjean decides to break his parole and start his life anew after a bishop inspires him by a tremendous act of mercy, but he is being tracked down by a police inspector named Javert. He changes his identity, becoming the wealthy mayor of a small town. Javert arrives to take Valjean back into custody, but Valjean asks Javert for time to fetch Cosette. As Marius holds her, she assures him that she feels no pain and reveals her love for him before dying in his arms ("A Little Fall of Rain"). [38] According to an article in The Scotsman, "Sales picked up last October, when Sir Cameron made the announcement that the show would be closing on March 15th... its closure postponed to May 18th because of an unexpected increase in business. Colm Wilkinson and Frances Ruffelle reprised their roles from the London production. Respects the law above all else and relentlessly pursues Valjean, hoping to bring the escaped convict to justice. Grantaire is a drunkard and is often tipsy throughout the musical, carrying a bottle of wine wherever he goes. Alan Parker was reported to be connected to an adaptation at an early stage. Enjolras attempts to comfort Marius, who is heartbroken over the death of his best friend. Directed by Ladj Ly. The concert was staged by Ken Caswell and conducted by David Charles Abell. It starred Nick Cartell as Valjean, Josh Davis as Javert, Melissa Mitchell as Fantine, J. Anthony Crane as Thénardier, Allison Guinn as Madame Thénardier, Joshua Grosso as Marius, Phoenix Best as Éponine, Matt Shingledecker as Enjolras and Jillian Butler as Cosette. [113][114] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic audience will be socially distant and capacity will be limited to 50%. Directed by Bille August. At a small café, Enjolras exhorts a group of idealistic students to prepare for revolution. The stage show, which had changed so significantly since its Parisian conception as a stadium concert in 1980, was translated back into the language of Victor Hugo for its French world première in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in 1991. A second-rate thief, Thénardier runs a small inn where he continually bilks his customers. Eight years later, in 1823, Valjean has assumed a new identity as Monsieur Madeleine, a wealthy factory owner and mayor of Montreuil-sur-Mer. The real Valjean realises that this case of mistaken identity could free him forever, but he is not willing to see an innocent man go to prison in his place. In Montfermeil, the duplicitous innkeepers, the Thénardiers, use Cosette as a servant and treat her cruelly while extorting money from Fantine by claiming that Cosette is regularly and seriously ill, as well as demanding money to feed and clothe Cosette, all the while indulging their own daughter, Éponine. Get news, photos & more. [73] The tour then continued as detailed in the table below: A tour to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the show began performances on 12 December 2009, at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. Though Javert tells the students that the government will not attack that night ("Javert's Arrival"), Gavroche recognises him and quickly exposes him as a spy, and the students detain Javert ("Little People"). The concert's encores are also included. Michael Hinton was the original drummer and credited on the cast album. [35], The musical ran at the Broadway Theatre through 10 October 1990, when it moved to the Imperial Theatre. Valjean gives Cosette a letter confessing his troubled past and the truth about her mother. In the English-speaking world, the novel is usually referred to by its original French title. He always has many mistresses, and is described as the centre of the Friends of the ABC, always giving off warmth. Set against a backdrop of post-Napoleonic France as unrest begins to grip the city of Paris once more. Thénardier and his gang arrive, intending to rob Valjean's house, but Éponine stops them by screaming a warning ("The Attack on Rue Plumet"). Javert returns to the barricade, searching for Valjean amongst the bodies, and finds the open sewer grating. Foreman of Valjean's jet bead factory in Montreuil-sur-Mer which employs Fantine and other workers. The original London production ran from October 1985 to July 2019, playing over 13,000 performances and making it the second longest-running musical in the world after The Fantasticks,[4] the second longest-running West End show after The Mousetrap,[5] and the longest-running musical in the West End (followed by The Phantom of the Opera). This 10th Anniversary Concert was nearly "complete", missing only a handful of scenes, including "The Death of Gavroche", "The Robbery" and the confrontation between Marius and the Thénardiers at the wedding feast. 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[56][57] The creative team included the direction of Laurence Connor and James Powell, set design by Matt Kinley, costumes by Andreane Neofitou and Christine Rowlands, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Mick Potter and projections by Fifty-Nine Productions. The newlyweds leave to find Valjean (in some productions, Marius pauses to give Thénardier a punch in the face). It was like a blow to the solar plexus. The set was designed by John Napier, costumes by Andreane Neofitou and lighting by David Hersey. Valjean thanks God for letting him live long enough to see Cosette again, and Marius thanks him for saving his life ("Valjean's Death"). 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In the end she appears as a spirit alongside Fantine and they guide the dying Valjean to Heaven. The pampered daughter of the Thénardiers. He tears up his yellow ticket, breaking his parole but giving himself a chance to start a new life free from the stigma of his criminal past. The students settle down for the night and reminisce about the past while also expressing anxiety about the battle to come. The show was a success, with 100 performances seen by over 500,000 people. Valjean confesses to Marius that he is an escaped convict and must go away because his presence endangers Cosette ("Valjean's Confession"), making Marius promise never to tell Cosette. The first full West End / Broadway production in Europe (mainland) was set up in Oslo, Norway at Det Norske Teatret and opened on 17 March 1988. In return, Sarich would join the London cast in Owen-Jones' place. Marius wonders if Cosette will remember him if he does ("Drink with Me"). [107], On 16 September 2015, it was announced that the Australian tour would launch its international tour in Manila, Philippines at the Theatre at Solaire from March 2016 until 1 May 2016, and proceeded to the Esplanade Theatre in Singapore from May 2016. The creative team included Matt Kinley as Scenic Designer, Ken Billington as Lighting Designer, Peter Fitzgerald and Erich Bechtel as Sound Designers, Zachary Borovay as Projection Designer, and Dan Riddle as Musical Director and Conductor. [35] It was scheduled to close on 15 March 2003, but the closing was postponed by a surge in public interest. Lea Salonga, who previously played the role of Éponine in the 10th Anniversary concert, replaced Rubin-Vega as Fantine beginning on 2 March 2007. She was replaced by Genevieve Leclerc. [129], The 2010 DVD/Blu-ray release of Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary included an announcement of revised plans for a film adaptation[130] which was later confirmed by Mackintosh. The concept was thought to be refreshing as a change from typical production styles and effective as a commentary on modern inequality. Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, and Anne Hathaway star in the gritty, often-heartbreaking tale of justice, duty, love, and revolution. Thénardier, Yvan Dautin as M. Thénardier, Florence Davis and Fabrice Ploquin and Cyrille Dupont as Gavroche, Marianne Mille as Éponine, Gilles Buhlmann as Marius, Christian Ratellin as Enjolras, Fabienne Guyon as Cosette, René-Louis Baron as Combeferre, Dominique Tirmont as M. Gillenormand, Anne Forrez as Mlle.