December 2012: Japanese Publication of The Musical World of Boublil and Schonberg

  The Musical World of Boublil and Schonberg was published in Japan by Sangensha Publishing Co. on 6 December 2012.  It was translated by Ayako Takagi and is an abridged edition of the original book.   It has been given the aditional title of The Men Who Created Les Misérables(The large red Japanese characters going … Read moreDecember 2012: Japanese Publication of The Musical World of Boublil and Schonberg

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

March 2012: New casting for Do You Hear The People Sing Concerts

The casting for the Dallas Concert is: Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lea Salonga, Stephanie J. Block, Terrence Mann, Marie Zamora and Peter Lockyer. The casting for the Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Ottawa Concerts is: Jennifer Paz, Kathy Voytko, Terrence Mann, Marie Zamora and Eric Kunze. Click below to see a short video of Conductor Jack Everly talking … Read moreMarch 2012: New casting for Do You Hear The People Sing Concerts

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

January 2012: Colm Wilkinson to play the Bishop of Digne in Les Mis film

Two original stars of the stage musical Les Misérables have been given feature roles in the movie.  Colm Wilkinson, who created the role of Jean Valjean, will play the Bishop of Digne and has commented that taking on this role will bring his journey with Les Misérables to an end as he will have come full circle. Cameron Mackintosh … Read moreJanuary 2012: Colm Wilkinson to play the Bishop of Digne in Les Mis film

December 2011 – Claude-Michel at the Royal Festival Hall

  Claude-Michel played ‘Bring Him Home’ at the Royal Festival Hall on 7 December as he accompanied Alfie Boe for this very special song.  It was incredibly moving to watch him play live in a big concert hall like this and he received thunderous applause from the audience.         Alfie Boe’s concert Tour is … Read moreDecember 2011 – Claude-Michel at the Royal Festival Hall

October 2011: Do You Hear The People Sing Concert Review

Do You Hear The People Sing – The Dream Concert premièred on 7 October 2011 at the Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis.  This amazing concert with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the 200 strong Indianapolis Symphonic Choir together with five of the most talented Broadway performers was a true celebration of the lives and work of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel … Read moreOctober 2011: Do You Hear The People Sing Concert Review

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