Performing Arts Fort Worth is thrilled to announce the return of Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES. Part of the 2018-2019 Broadway At The Bass season, the show comes to Bass Performance Hall for one week only, June 25-30, 2019. Tickets start at $44 and are on sale now!
With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck and has been hailed as the “Les Miz for the 21st Century.” (The Huffington Post)
Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, LES MISÉRABLES tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring one of the greatest scores of all time, punctuated by thrilling and beloved songs including “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” “Do You Hear the People Sing” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Along with the Oscar-winning movie version, it has now been seen by more than 120 million people in 52 countries and in 22 languages around the globe. LES MISÉRABLES is still the world’s most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 33rd year.
Nick Cartell portrays the fugitive ‘Jean Valjean.’ He is joined by Josh Davisas ‘Javert,’ Jimmy Smagulaas ‘Thénardier,’ Allison Guinn as ‘Madame Thénardier,’ Mary Kate Mooreas ‘Fantine,’ Matt Shingledecker as ‘Enjolras,’ Paige Smallwoodas ‘Éponine,’ Joshua Grossoas ‘Marius’ and Jillian Butler as ‘Cosette.’ Aubin Bradley and Cate Elefante alternate in the role of ‘Little Cosette/Young Éponine.’ Parker Dzuba and Parker Weathersbee alternate in the role of ‘Gavroche.’
The ensemble includes John Ambrosino, Felipe Barbosa Bombonato, Julia Ellen Carter, Olivia Dei Cicchi, Kelsey Denae, Caitlin Finnie, James D. Gish, Jillian Gray, Matt Hill, Monté J. Howell, Stavros Koumbaros, Andrew Love, Andrew Maughan, Maggie Elizabeth May, Darrell Morris, Jr., Ashley Dawn Mortensen, Bree Murphy, Domonique Paton, Tim Quartier, Talia Simone Robinson, Patrick Rooney, Brett Stoelker, Addison Takefman, Kyle Timson and Christopher Viljoen.
LES MISÉRABLES originally opened in London at the Barbican Theatre on October 8, 1985, transferred to the Palace Theatre on December 4, 1985 and moved to its current home at the Queen’s Theatre on April 3, 2004. It continues to play to packed houses and is the only version of the original production left in the world. The original Broadway production of LES MISÉRABLES opened at the Broadway Theatre on March 12, 1987 and transferred to the Imperial Theatre on October 17, 1990, running for 6,680 performances. The original US National Tour began in November 1987 and visited over 150 cities before closing in St. Louis, MO in 2006. Broadway audiences welcomed LES MIZ back to New York on November 9, 2006 where the show played the Broadhurst Theatre until its final performance on January 6, 2008.
The new production was conceived in 2009 to celebrate the 25th Anniversary, with record-breaking productions in the U.K., Australia, Korea, Japan, Spain, France, Manila, Singapore, São Paulo and Dubai. The North American Tour traveled across the U.S. for two years then played a five-month engagement in Toronto before returning to the Imperial Theatre on Broadway in March 2014 for over 1,000 performances. The new production is currently playing to sold out houses across North America, Mexico City and on tour in the U.K and has also been seen in Brazil, Korea, Japan, Canada, Australia, Spain, France, Manila, Singapore and Dubai.
To date, LES MISÉRABLES remains the fifth longest-running Broadway production of all time.
To charge tickets by phone, call (817) 212-4280 in Fort Worth; 1-877-212-4280 (toll free) outside Fort Worth; or order online at http://www.basshall.com. Tickets are also available at the Bass Performance Hall ticket office at 525 Commerce Street. Ticket office hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For group sales call (817) 212-4248 or email email@example.com.
LES MISÉRABLES is part of the Performing Arts Fort Worth 2018-2019 Broadway at the Bass season. The series also includes A Bronx Tale and Fiddler on the Roof. The recently announced 2019-2020 Broadway at the Bass series features Hamilton, The Phantom of the Opera, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Miss Saigon, Hello, Dolly!, Come From Away, Escape to Margaritaville and Jesus Christ Superstar. The season also includes three add-on shows: Blue Man Group, The Color Purple and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. For more information, please click here.