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Les Misérables - National Tour

Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical.

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Ready the Barricades! Les Misérables Opens in Austin

Ready the Barricades! Les Misérables Opens in Austin

The national tour of Les Misérables begins performances in Austin on May 29. The musical will play the Bass Concert Hall through June 3.

The story of Les Misérables begins in 1815 as Jean Valjean, a man condemned to 19 years of hard labor for stealing a loaf of bread, finds only hatred and suspicion when he is ...

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Road Rules: Beam Her Up, Scotty! Les Miserables Baddie Shawna Hamic Wants a Star Trek Travel Agent

Road Rules: Beam Her Up, Scotty! Les Miserables Baddie Shawna Hamic Wants a Star Trek Travel Agent

The touring life ain’t easy, but we polled the pros for their tips on surviving the ultimate road trip on a national tour. From buses and planes, new cities every few weeks, to hotel rooms as temporary homes, these actors have mastered the art of the bus-and-truck lifestyle. This edition of Road Rules features Shawna Hamic, who plays the ...

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Andrew Varela on His Les Misérables ‘Dream Moment’ and Loving ‘Exotic’ Facial Hair

Andrew Varela on His Les Misérables ‘Dream Moment’ and Loving ‘Exotic’ Facial Hair

In addition to featuring a beloved score and sympathetic hero, epic musical Les Misérables features one of the greatest villains of all time: Inspector Javert. Andrew Varela, who plays the complicated antagonist on the show's national tour (playing Austin’s Bass Concert Hall May 29-June 3), talked to Broadway.com about giving depth to his bad guy status ...

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My Space: Les Miserables Hearthrob Max Quinlan Reveals How a Leading Man Keeps His Breath Minty Fresh

My Space: Les Miserables Hearthrob Max Quinlan Reveals How a Leading Man Keeps His Breath Minty Fresh

As Marius in the national tour of Les Miserables, Max Quinlan has to sweep Cosette off her feet, cradle a dying Eponine and aid in a revolution night after night. Offstage, Quinlan worries about keeping his breath fresh and staying hydrated and stress free. Here, the Les Miz hero shares his five most important items that keep him happy backstage ...

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Victor Hugo’s Unknown Paintings Give Fresh Visual Life to Les Misérables

Victor Hugo’s Unknown Paintings Give Fresh Visual Life to Les Misérables

After 25 years of moving audiences throughout the world, Les Misérables has gotten a fresh look. The national tour, which arrives in Austin on May 29 and runs through June 3, boasts a brand new production design that includes projections of paintings created by Victor Hugo, whose novel is the basis for the musical. The show’s new set ...

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Peter Lockyer Joins the Les Misérables National Tour as Jean Valjean

Peter Lockyer Joins the Les Misérables National Tour as Jean Valjean

There’s a new master of the house at Rue Plumet. Peter Lockyer has joined the national tour cast of Les Misérables as Jean Valjean. A veteran of the hit Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg musical, Lockyer is also joined by new cast members Timothy Gulan, Lauren Wiley and Jason Forback as Thenardier, Cosette and Enjolras, respectively.

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Les Miz Star Andrew Varela on the Horrors of Taiwanese Halloween Candy

Les Miz Star Andrew Varela on the Horrors of Taiwanese Halloween Candy

Halloween is the most theatrical holiday, so it makes perfect sense that Broadway actors—who know a thing or two about rocking a costume—would embrace the spooky season. We asked your favorite stage stars to share their memories of yummy treats, silly tricks and the best and worst costumes they ever wore. Read on for inspiration, and Happy Halloween ...

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See the Les Miz Tour Cast March onto America's Got Talent with 'One Day More'

See the Les Miz Tour Cast March onto America's Got Talent with 'One Day More'

TV's America's Got Talent may be all about showcasing the abilities of the nation's amateur performers, but the show recently allowed a few French citizens to share the spotlight. On August 17 the national touring cast of the Tony-winning musical Les Miserables took to the Talent stage to sing the show's anthem "One Day More." The ...

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