October 2012: Review of Marguerite at the Tabard Theatre, London

This new version of Marguerite at the tiny Tabard Theatre in Turnham Green seems to incorporate all the best elements of both the London and the Ostrava productions.  The script has been pared down, with a shorter running time, but all the best songs have been retained along with two wonderful new songs that were … Read moreOctober 2012: Review of Marguerite at the Tabard Theatre, London

October 2012: Marguerite at the Tabard Theatre, London

Marguerite ran at the 70 seat Tabard Theatre at Turnham Green between the 9th and 27th October 2012.  This was a new production specially co-written by Alain Boublil and Guy Unsworth for a small theatre space and a company of twelve.     It was produced by Alex Parker who doubled up as Musical Director.  Jude Obermüller orchestrated … Read moreOctober 2012: Marguerite at the Tabard Theatre, London

March 2012: Change of dates for Marguerite in Ostrava, Les Mis – London cast changes and film news

   The final performances of Marguerite in Ostrava will be as follows: 5 June,   20 June (2 performances),      27 June     There will be a new cast at the Queen’s Theatre, London from 18 June 2012.  Argentinan, Gerónimo Rauch, who played Jean Valjean in the recent Spanish production of Les Misérables, will take over the … Read moreMarch 2012: Change of dates for Marguerite in Ostrava, Les Mis – London cast changes and film news

February 2012: Marguerite Nominated For Top Award

    Marie Zamora’s Ostrava production of Marguerite has been nominated for a Thalie Award which is the highest theatrical prize in the Czech Republic.        The Jury of the Czech Actors Association has nominated the musical and Hana Fialová, in the leading role for outstanding female stage performance in 2011, in the … Read moreFebruary 2012: Marguerite Nominated For Top Award

October 2011: New Dates For Marguerite In The Czech Republic

     New dates have been announced for performances of the Czech Republic production of Marguerite at theNational Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava:    Please note the final performance dates for Marguerite have now been changed.  See News: March 2012 for details.   19 November 2011 27 December 2011 25 February 2012 26 February 2012 10 March … Read moreOctober 2011: New Dates For Marguerite In The Czech Republic

May 2011: Marguerite In Ostrava Review

Marguerite has been playing in Czech at the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava, Czech Republic on selected days a month since November 2010.  My ultimate response to this wonderful new production can be summed up in just four words: ‘It made me cry’.  It evoked emotions that the London production failed to do, despite its excellence … Read moreMay 2011: Marguerite In Ostrava Review

December 2010: Marguerite Opens In The Czech Rebupublic

Marguerite has now opened at the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava, Czech Republic and will be in rep for the next two years with a few performances a month during that time. Alain and Marie Zamora (the original Paris Cosette) have done an extensive re-write of the book, based upon the original London version by … Read moreDecember 2010: Marguerite Opens In The Czech Rebupublic

May 2010: Marguerite in the Czech Republic

The European Continental Premiere of Marguerite will take place in December 2010 at the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The young Czech creative team is lead by opera director Gabriela Haukvicová. Ms. Haukvicová will be the second director in the world to bring Marguerite to the stage. Both previous productions, in London and … Read moreMay 2010: Marguerite in the Czech Republic

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.   … Read moreFebruary 2009: Boublil and Schönberg Shows in Japan and Simon Bowman’s New Album

July 2008: Marguerite – London Cast Recording

The original London cast recording of Marguerite was released in July on the First Night Records label. The 26 track CD includes the wonderful songs: Jazz Time, China Doll, The Face I See, Time Was When, Intoxication and How Did I Get To Where I Am? This CD is highly recommended and if you can’t … Read moreJuly 2008: Marguerite – London Cast Recording