Musicals: 2014 / 2015 Season
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 1420 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Ended 13 Jan 2013 after 11 days
An unquestionably spectacular production from start to finish.
The New York Times on the original Les Miserables
One of the world's most epic musicals, Les Miserables, is on tour and hits the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, PA, Ended 13 Jan 2013.
Les Misérables has been seen by over 53 million people in 38 countries and 21 languages since its first London performance in October 1985. The original Broadway production opened on March 12, 1987, at the Broadway Theatre, winning seven Tony Awards that season, including Best Musical. The show went on to play a total of 6,680 performances.
Based on Victor Hugo's epic novel. Relentless policeman Javert pursues escaped convict Jean Valjean over decades through the tumult of revolutionary France. Valjean becomes a mayor, agrees to raise the daughter of dying prostitute and joins the fight for freedom. None of this impresses the single-minded Javert, until the day Valjean saves his life. Score includes 'Who Am I?', 'A Little Fall of Rain', 'One Day More', 'Bring Him Home' and 'I Dreamed a Dream'.
Opening night: 2 January 2013
Closing night: 13 January 2013
Les Miserables may be inappropriate for those aged under 14
Two hours and 55 minutes with one intermission
51 reviews, average rating: (3.4 Stars)
I had to see it twice it was so good and I would go back again. The best s... more
This is my forth time to see this show. I've never get bored no matter how... more
My wife and I always wanted to see this show, and it totally went beyond al... more
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