Les miserables staged concert: first pic - news
this is the first photo of the cast of the staged concert of les miserables.
for 16 weeks only, cameron mackintosh's production of boublil and schönberg's les misérables will star michael ball (javert), alfie boe (jean valjean), carrie hope fletcher (fantine) and matt lucas (thénardier) in a spectacular and intimate staging of the legendary concert previously seen in london at the royal albert hall and the o2. katy secombe also joins to play madame thénardier and for three performances a week, the role of jean valjean will be played by john owen-jones.
with a cast and orchestra of over 65, the production will run from 10 august – 30 november 2019 at the gielgud theatre next door to the current home of les misérables at the queen's theatre.
20th century fox has announced that the film adaptation everybody's talking about jamie will arrive to the cinemas in october 23, 2020. the original show is about a young drag queen who overcomes prejudice to step into the spotlight.
newcomer max harwood will star in the title role, with oscar nominee richard e. grant as hugo (the former drag queen known as loco chanelle), plus sharon horgan as miss hedge and sarah lancashire as margaret new.
jonathan butterell and kate prince, director and choreographer of the original production, will reprise their work for the movie.