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CAMERON MACKINTOSH’S ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF
BOUBLIL AND SCHÖNBERG’S
HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED
THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR MUSICAL
WILL PLAY PITTSBURGH’S BENEDUM CENTER, NOVEMBER 22- 27, 2022
CELEBRATED ALUMS NICK CARTELL AS ‘JEAN VALJEAN’ AND
PRESTON TRUMAN BOYD AS ‘JAVERT’ RETURN TO THE TOUR
Pittsburgh, PA- Casting for Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, has been announced. Tickets are on sale now at TrustArts.org/Broadway or call 412-456-4800 for the PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh engagement at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Benedum Center, November 22-27, 2022. Orders for groups of 10+ tickets or more may be placed by calling 412-471-6930, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or submit a group ticket reservation online at TrustArts.org/groupsales.
More information can also be found at LesMis.com, the official global website for LES MISÉRABLES.
Cameron Mackintosh said, “The phenomenon of Les Misérables never fails to astound me. No show in history has been able to continually reinvent itself and remain a contemporary musical attracting new generations of brilliant new talent, many of whom go on to international stardom.
Kyle Adams, Daniel Gerard Bittner, Ciaran Bowling, Jenna Burns, Ben Cherington, Steve Czarnecki, Kelsey Denae, Arianne DiCerbo, Genevieve Ellis, Randy Jeter, Daelynn Carter Jorif, Olivia J. Lu, Eden Mau, Andrew Marks Maughan, Benjamin H. Moore, Nicole Morris, Ashley Dawn Mortensen, Julia Ellen Richardson, Ethan Rogers, Christopher Robin Sapp, Emily Somé, Christopher James Tamayo, Kyle Timson, J.T. Wood and David Young.
★★★★★ “This reborn dream of a production looks and sounds fresher than ever. Sends shivers of excitement racing down the spine - You emerge feeling stirred and exhilarated.” - Daily Telegraph
“One of the greatest musicals ever created.” – Chicago Tribune
“The defining musical of the last 50 years.” – BroadwayWorld
★★★★★ “The mighty Les Mis is still revolutionary.” – Daily Mail
“Les Mis 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. This epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.
Boublil & Schönberg’s magnificent score of LES MISÉRABLES includes the classic songs “I Dreamed a Dream,” “On My Own,” “Bring Him Home,” “Do You Hear The People Sing?,” “One Day More,” “Master of the House” and many more. Seen by over 130 million people worldwide in 53 countries and 22 languages, LES MISÉRABLES is undisputedly still one of the world’s most popular musicals.
To date, LES MISÉRABLES remains the 6th longest-running Broadway production of all time.
Since Cameron Mackintosh first conceived this acclaimed new production of LES MISÉRABLES in 2009 to celebrate the show’s 25th anniversary, it has taken the world by storm continuing to enjoy record-breaking runs in countries including North America, Australia, Japan, Korea, France and Spain. It is currently on tour in the UK and Ireland, and a new tour of The Netherlands is set for early 2023 with further productions to be announced. The most recent North American production toured from 2017 to March 2020, playing 94 engagements until the production was halted due to the global pandemic.
Cameron Mackintosh’s production of LES MISÉRABLES is written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg and is based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, additional material by James Fenton and adaptation by Trevor Nunn and John Caird. Orchestrations are by Stephen Metcalfe, Christopher Jahnke and Stephen Brooker with original orchestrations by John Cameron. The production is directed by James Powell and Laurence Connor, designed by Matt Kinley inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, with costumes by Andreane Neofitou and Christine Rowland and costume consultant, Paul Wills, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Mick Potter, projections realized by Finn Ross, Jonathan Lyle and Fifty Nine Productions, musical staging by Geoffrey Garratt, music supervision by Stephen Brooker and James Moore, and casting by Tara Rubin Casting.
The LES MISÉRABLES tour stage management team is led by Jack McLeod with Ryan W. Gardner and Claire Farrokh. The LES MISÉRABLES resident director is Richard Barth and music direction is by Brian Eads. The company management team is Chris Danner and Elle Aghabala.
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For information about Pittsburgh Cultural Trust venue entry requirements, visit TrustArts.org/welcome. For more information about accessibility services, call guest services at 412-456-6666 or visit TrustArts.org/accessibility.
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