January 2010: 25th Anniversary Production of Les Misérables Opens in Cardiff and UK Tour Dates

   The brand new 25th Anniversary production of Les Misérableshad its official opening night on the 22nd December at the Cardiff Millennium Centre.   Herbert Kretzmer, Cameron’s mother, Cameron Mackintosh and Claude-Michel at the opening night party in Cardiff.   It provided a revelationary new insight into this well loved favourite with a production that … Read moreJanuary 2010: 25th Anniversary Production of Les Misérables Opens in Cardiff and UK Tour Dates

December 2009: The Pirate Queen Opens in Japan

The first Japanese production of The Pirate Queen opened at the Imperial theatre in Tokyo on 28 November. This performance was attended by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg and received a long standing ovation from the audience. It was an excellent production by Toho and I was fortunate to be there to enjoy it. For … Read moreDecember 2009: The Pirate Queen Opens in Japan

August 2009: Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Plans & The Pirate Queen Goes To Tokyo

Later this year Les Misérables will enter its 25th year in the West End and in order to celebrate this record-breaking achievement Cameron Mackintosh is presenting a new production of the show, which will begin a major international tour at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff on 11 December. Cameron Mackintosh: To celebrate 25 years of … Read moreAugust 2009: Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Plans & The Pirate Queen Goes To Tokyo

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

March 2008: Marguerite – A New Musical

Marguerite is the World Première of a collaboration between Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Michel Legrand, Herbert Kretzmer and Jonathan Kent. It is the finale of the inaugural season of the Theatre Royal Haymarket Company. Performances begin at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London on May 7, with the official opening night on May 20, and … Read moreMarch 2008: Marguerite – A New Musical