Les Misérables


Cast & Creatives

Laurence Connor


Laurence’s directorial credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar (U.K. and Australian arena tour and released for DVD); the entirely new stage production of The Phantom Of The Opera (U.K.); Oliver! (U.K. tour); and the new version of Miss Saigon (U.K. tour and worldwide) which received critical acclaim for two years and won the Manchester Evening News Award for Best Touring Musical, Best New Foreign Production (Korea), Best Ensemble in a Musical (Korea) and the Green Room Award for Best Director of a Musical (Australia).

Laurence is also a director of the new version of Les Misérables which has enjoyed worldwide success and won awards including Best Musical at the prestigious Manchester Evening News Awards and Best Director of a Musical in Korea. Laurence directed the 25th anniversary concert of The Phantom Of The Opera at the Royal Albert Hall and the 25th anniversary concert of Les Misérables at the O2 in London, both of which were simultaneously broadcast in cinemas worldwide and subsequently released on DVD. Laurence has also been associated with the London productions of The Phantom Of The Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre), Oliver! (Drury Lane), The King And I (London Palladium) and A Slice Of Saturday Night (Liverpool Empire).

In 2013 and 2014 Laurence will direct Les Misérables in Canada, The Phantom Of The Opera in the U.S., Les Misérables on Broadway and Les Misérables in Australia. In the spring of 2014, Laurence returns to the U.K. to direct the new production of Miss Saigon which will open in London at The Prince Edward Theatre.