Les Misérables, the acclaimed production by Cameron Mackintosh is coming to Singapore for a limited time only. From 31 May to 17 July 2016, Les Misérables will be playing at the Esplanade Theatre.
Set in 19th Century France, Les Misérables follows the story of Jean Valjean, a French peasant who is released after serving 19 years in jail for stealing a loaf of bread to feed his sister’s starving child. On a quest for redemption, Valjean decides to break his parole and start a new life after being inspired by a tremendous act of mercy by a kind bishop. However, Valjean is relentlessly pursued by a police inspector named Javert who would see him returned to prison. While all this is happening, France is swept up in a revolutionary fervour and things come to a head as a group of young idealists make a last stand at a street barricade.
An unforgettable tale of heartbreak, passion and resilience of the human spirit, Les Misérables has become one of the world’s most popular musicals. In this new production that has been completely re-imagined, prepare to be awed by the breathtaking new sets and staging even as you are drawn in by the compelling storytelling.
Having won over 125 awards, Les Misérables has been seen by more than 70 million people across 42 countries in 22 different languages. The musical experience of a lifetime, Les Misérables is definitely a play not to be missed.
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Learn more about the cast and the musical here.