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Les Misérables   

 
Broadway Theatre , (3/12/1987 - 10/14/1990)
Imperial Theatre , (10/17/1990 - 5/18/2003)
First Preview:Feb 28, 1987 Total Previews:11
Opening Date:Mar 12, 1987   
Closing Date:May 18, 2003 Total Performances:6680

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: In France: Digne, 1815; Montreuil-Sur-Mer, 1823; Montfermeil, 1823; Paris, 1832.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Cameron Mackintosh; Produced in association with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Originally produced in London by Cameron Mackintosh and The Royal Shakespeare Company (Terry Hands, Artistic Director)
Book by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil; Based on the novel by Victor Hugo; Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer; Original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel; Additional text by James Fenton; Music orchestrated by John Cameron; Musical Director: Robert Billig
Directed and Adapted by Trevor Nunn and John Caird; Associate Director: Richard Jay-Alexander
Scenic Design by John Napier; Costume Design by Andreane Neofitou; Lighting Design by David Hersey; Sound Design by Andrew Bruce and Autograph; Associate Sound Design: Abe Jacob; Associate Scenic Design: Keith Gonzales
Executive Producer: Martin McCallum and Richard Jay-Alexander; General Manager: Alan Wasser; Associate Gen. Mgr: Barbara Seinfeld; Company Manager: Gordon G. Forbes; Associate Co. Mgr: Beth Riedmann
Production Stage Manager: Sam Stickler; Stage Manager: Mitchell Lemsky and Fredric Hanson; Technical Production Manager: John H. Paull, III
Conducted by Robert Billig; Musical Supervisor: Robert Billig; Concert Master: Louann Montesi; Violin: Fred Buldrini, Katherine Cash, Suzanne Ornstein, Marion Pinheiro, Marti Sweet, Mitsue Takayama and Mineko Yajima; Cello: Batia Lieberman and Clay C. Ruede; Clarinet and Alto Saxophone: Mitchell Weiss; Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet, Flugelhorn: David Gale and Robert Zottola; Trumpet and Piccolo Trumpet: Pete Hyde; Bass Trombone: John Rojack; Guitar: Brian Koonin; Drums: Michael Hinton; Flute and Piccolo: Jacqueline Giat; Oboe and English Horn: Harriet Orenstein; Percussion: Howard Joines; Bass: Lindsey Horner; French Horn: Jerry W. Peel and Brooks Tillotson; Synthesizer: Jeffrey Silverman and Ross Allen; Music Preparation: Chelsea Music Services, Inc.
General Press Representative: The Fred Nathan Company, Inc. and Anne S. Abrams; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Advertising and Logo Design by Dewynters, Limited; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Production Photographer: Michael Le Poer Trench
Cast
Cindy Benson Woman Worker
Old Woman
Jane Bodle Woman Worker
Whore
Young Girl
David Bryant Chain Gang
Marius
Leo Burmester Chain Gang
Thénardier
Jennifer Butt Madame Thénardier
Jesse Corti Farmer
Worker
Drinker
Courfeyrac
Anthony Crivello Bamatabois
Other Drinker
Grantaire
Chain Gang
Ann Crumb Factory Girl
Whore
Other Drinker
Young Prostitute
Braden Danner
Broadway Debut
Gavroche
John Dewar Chain Gang

Broadway Debut
Worker
Sailor
Old Couple (Man)
Joly
Joanna Glushak Woman Worker
Whore
Diner
Susan Goodman Innkeeper's Wife
Whore
Other Drinker
Old Beggar Woman
Randy Graff Fantine
Paul Harman Chain Gang
Foreman
Traveler
Combeferre
Kelli James Whore
Young Girl
Gretchen Kingsley-Weihe Whore
Young Couple (Woman)
Joseph Kolinski Chain Gang
Sailor
Young Man
Feuilly
Judy Kuhn Whore
Cosette
Norman Large Bishop of Digne
Diner
Lesgles
Marcus Lovett
Broadway Debut
Constable
Traveler
Babet
Thénardier's Gang
Michael Maguire
Broadway Debut
Chain Gang
Enjolras
Terrence Mann Javert
Kevin Marcum Chain Gang
Sailor
Other Drinker
Brujon
Thénardier's Gang
Chrissie McDonald
Broadway Debut
Young Eponine
John Norman
Broadway Debut
Innkeeper
Drunk
Pimp
Jean Prouvaire
Frances Ruffelle Whore
Eponine
Alex Santoriello
Broadway Debut
Chain Gang
Labourer
Young Couple (Man)
Montparnasse
Thénardier's Gang
Marcie Shaw Woman Worker
Crone
Old Couple (Woman)
Steve Shocket Constable
Pimp
Fauchelevent
Other Drinker
Claquesous
Thénardier's Gang
Donna Vivino
Broadway Debut
Young Cosette
Colm Wilkinson Jean Valjean
Swings: Patrick A'Hearn, Diane Della Piazza and Jordan Leeds
Understudies: Cindy Benson (Madame Thénardier), Jane Bodle (Cosette), Brandy Brown (Young Cosette, Young Eponine), Anthony Crivello (Javert), Ann Crumb (Fantine), John Dewar (Bishop of Digne), Joanna Glushak (Fantine), Susan Goodman (Madame Thénardier), Paul Harman (Enjolras, Jean Valjean), Kelli James (Eponine, Gavroche), Gretchen Kingsley-Weihe (Cosette, Eponine), Joseph Kolinski (Enjolras, Marius), Norman Large (Javert, Thénardier), Marcus Lovett (Marius), Kevin Marcum (Jean Valjean), Chrissie McDonald (Young Cosette), John Norman (Thénardier), R. D. Robb (Gavroche) and Steve Shocket (Bishop of Digne)
Tony Award®
winner 1987 Best Musical [winner]
Produced by Cameron Mackintosh
winner 1987 Best Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg
winner 1987 Best Original Score [winner]
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer; Original French text by Alain Boublil
 1987 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Terrence Mann
 1987 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Colm Wilkinson
winner 1987 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Michael Maguire
winner 1987 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Frances Ruffelle
 1987 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Judy Kuhn
winner 1987 Best Scenic Design [winner]
John Napier
 1987 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Andreane Neofitou
winner 1987 Best Lighting Design [winner]
David Hersey
winner 1987 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
Trevor Nunn
winner 1987 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
John Caird
Theatre World
nominee 1987 Award [recipient]
Michael Maguire
nominee 1987 Award [recipient]
Frances Ruffelle
nominee 1987 Award [recipient]
Colm Wilkinson
Drama Desk Award
winner 1987 Outstanding Musical [winner]
Produced by Cameron Mackintosh
 1987 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Colm Wilkinson
winner 1987 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Michael Maguire
 1987 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Judy Kuhn
winner 1987 Outstanding Orchestration [winner]
Music orchestrated by John Cameron
winner 1987 Outstanding Music [winner]
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg
 1987 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
David Hersey
winner 1987 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by John Napier
ACT 1Sung By
Prologue The Company
Soliloquy Jean Valjean
At the End of the Day Unemployed and Factory Workers
I Dreamed a Dream Fantine
Lovely Ladies Ladies and Clients
Who Am I? Jean Valjean
Come to Me Fantine and Jean Valjean
Castle on a Cloud Young Cosette
Master of the House Thénardier, Madame Thénardier and Customer
Thénardier Waltz (of Treachery) Thénardier, Madame Thénardier and Jean Valjean
Look Down Gavroche and Beggars
Stars Javert
Red and Black Enjolras, Marius and Students
Do You Hear the People Sing Enjolras, Students and Citizens
In My Life Cosette, Jean Valjean, Marius and Eponine
A Heart Full of Love Cosette, Marius and Eponine
One Day More The Company
ACT 2Sung By
On My Own Eponine
A Little Fall of Rain Eponine and Marius
Drink with Me to Days Gone By Grantaire, Students and Women
Bring Him Home Jean Valjean
Dog Eats Dog Thénardier
Soliloquy (Javert's Suicide) Javert
Turning Women
Empty Chairs at Empty Tables Marius
Wedding Chorale Guests
Beggars at the Feast Thénardier and Madame Thénardier
Finale The Company