August 2011: Do You Hear the People Sing Concert

A concert celebrating the lives and music of Boublil and Schönberg will be performed in the United States and Canada in Fall 2011/Spring 2012.  This stirring tribute to one of the world’s most celebrated creative teams will feature well known musical theatre classics from Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre, The Pirate Queen and La Revolution Française … Read moreAugust 2011: Do You Hear the People Sing Concert

May 2011: The London Premiere of Cleopatra

The London Premiere of Claude-Michel’s new ballet Cleopatra was on 17 May at Sadler’s Wells. This follows the critically acclaimed national tour which began with the World Premiere at Leeds Grand Theatre on 26 February 2011. Claude-Michel and choreographer David Nixon were at this Northern Ballet London Premiere as well as many well known faces … Read moreMay 2011: The London Premiere of Cleopatra

May 2011: Les Misérables – New Company at the Queen’s Theatre

There will be a new company at the Queen’s Theatre from 23 June with Alfie Boe taking over from Simon Bowman as Jean Valjean (until 26 November 2011), Hadley Fraser taking over from Norm Lewis as Javert and Matt Lucas taking over from Martin Ball as Thénardier (until 10 September 2011). Other new cast members … Read moreMay 2011: Les Misérables – New Company at the Queen’s Theatre

March 2011: The What’s On Stage and Olivier Awards

Les Misérables won three categories at the What’s On Stage Awards: Best Musical Revival for the 25th Anniversary Production, as well as Theatre Event of the Year and Best Ensemble Performance for the 25th Anniversary O2 Concert. Love Story had three nominations for the Olivier Awards: Best New Musical, Best Actress in a Musical for … Read moreMarch 2011: The What’s On Stage and Olivier Awards

January 2011: Les Misérables – Alfie Boe’s CD

  Alfie Boe’s new CD Bring Him Home was released on 29th December.  He sings many well known musical theatre songs including: ‘Some Enchanted Evening’, ‘As If We Never Said Goodbye’, ‘Tell Me It’s Not True’ and two duets: ‘Come What May’ with Kerry Ellis and ‘The Impossible Dream’ with Matt Lucas. Congratulations to Herbert … Read moreJanuary 2011: Les Misérables – Alfie Boe’s CD

December 2010: Les Misérables at the Royal Variety Performance

  A brilliant ten minute excerpt from Les Misérables was shown at the Royal Variety Performance this month and finished with the quartet of Valjeans: Alfie Boe, Simon Bowman, John Owen-Jones and Colm Wilkinson singing ‘Bring Him Home’, as they did at the O2 concert. This song, which was released as a single for iTunes download or … Read moreDecember 2010: Les Misérables at the Royal Variety Performance

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