Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce the return of Les Misérables – The Staged Concert for a eight-week limited run at the Sondheim Theatre from 5 December 2020 – 31 January 2021, coinciding with the musical’s 35th year on Shaftesbury Avenue.
Les Misérables -The Staged Concert broke box office records and sold out its entire 16 week season when it ran last year at the Gielgud Theatre. Its all-star cast, led by Michael Ball as Javert, Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean*, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Fantine and Matt Lucas as Thénardier will return alongside a company of over 50 actors and musicians.
Cameron Mackintosh says, “the beautiful new Sondheim Theatre will re-open its doors so audiences can once again leap to their feet thrilled by Victor Hugo’s timelessly uplifting story of the survival of the human spirit told through Boublil and Schönberg amazing iconic score – Let The People Sing. Happy Christmas to us all.”
Covid safety measures and social distancing will be in place front of house, on stage, backstage and throughout the building.
*For performances between the 18th and 31st January, John Owen-Jones will play the role of Jean Valjean on Tuesday Evenings, Wednesday Matinees and Saturday Matinees.
Michael Ball will not be performing Wednesday evenings on the 20th and 27th January. Further casting to be announced.
The appearance of any performer cannot be guaranteed. All casting may be subject to last minute changes, especially due to the current pandemic and strict safety measures in place (which includes regular testing of the company).
As London is currently in Tier 2 (high) restrictions patrons must only be seated with members of their own household or somebody they have formed a support bubble with.
5 December 2020 – 31 January 2021
Tuesday - Saturday 7.15pm
The running time is 2 hours and 45 minutes.
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