Glasgow’s Theatre Royal is preparing to host Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Les Misérables this Christmas.
Running from Tuesday 23 November until Friday 31 December, the Boublil and Schönberg musical Les Misérables visits Glasgow on what will be the first leg of the show’s highly anticipated UK tour.
Les Misérables will star Dean Chisnall as Jean Valjean; Nic Greenshields as Javert; Katie Hall as Fantine; Ian Hughes as Thénardier; Will Callan as Marius; Nathania Ong as Eponine, Helen Walsh as Madame Thénardier, Barnaby Hughes as Enjolras and Paige Blankson as Cosette.
The cast is completed by George Arvidson, Aidan Banyard, Will Barratt, Adam Boardman, Rebecca Bolton, Emily Olive Boyd, Olivia Brereton, Earl Carpenter, Harry Chandler, Rebecca Ferrin, Aimee Good, Steven Hall, Jenna Innes, Tessa Kadler, Damien Kneale, Caleb Lagayan, Abel Law, Joseph McDonnell, Zabrina Norry, Emily Owens, Jordan Simon Pollard, Jamie Pritchard, Dean Read and Rebecca Ridout.
This will be the first Cameron Mackintosh production to be staged in Glasgow in over 15 years, the last being Miss Saigon at the King’s Theatre in 2004.
James Haworth, theatre director at Theatre Royal said: ‘I am extremely excited to welcome Les Misérables to Theatre Royal and to Glasgow for the first time this Christmas. It is such a prestigious and revered musical and the calibre of Cameron Mackintosh’s productions is outstanding. This will also be the first Cameron Mackintosh production to come to Glasgow in over 15 years which makes the run especially significant to the Theatre Royal and the city. I look forward to welcoming all who come along to see this iconic production.’
Since Cameron Mackintosh first conceived this acclaimed new production of Les Misérables in 2009 to celebrate the show’s 25th anniversary it has taken the world by storm continuing to enjoy record-breaking runs in countries including North America, Australia, Japan, Korea, France and Spain.
Boublil and Schönberg’s magnificent iconic score 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. Several of its songs have become real life anthems of revolution wherever in the world people are fighting for their freedom. 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 and contemporary 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 adaptation by Trevor Nunn and John Caird.
There will be performances from Monday to Saturday at 7.30pm, with matinees on Thursdays and Saturdays at 2.30pm
Tickets are currently on sale from HERE.