February 2009: Boublil and Schönberg Shows in Japan and Simon Bowman’s New Album

Marguerite opened at Tokyo’s Akasaka Act Theater on February 10. It will play there until February 19, then at Osaka’s Umeda Arts Theater from February 25 to March 5, and then at Tokyo’s Nissay Theater from March 12 to 29.

Miss Saigon is currently playing at the Hakataza Theatre in Fukuoka until March 25.


Les Misérables will begin its 2009 run on March 3 at the Chunichi Theatre in Nagoya. It will play four touring venues throughout March and April, before taking a summer break and playing a two month season in Tokyo from October, after which The Pirate Queen will open.

Simon Bowman’s long awaited album One Night with You has just been released. There are songs from Les Misérables and Miss Saigon as well as the many other West End shows and worldwide concerts in which he has played leading roles. There are a few surprises too! Details can be found in Links or click here for his website and the CD can be ordered directly from there.