369 St Asaph Street, Christchurch, Tel: 64 3 377 7954

Les Misérables AUDITIONS

Principal Roles, Ensemble & Children’s Roles

The Showbiz Christchurch season of Les Misérables will be the much anticipated return of one of the greatest musicals of modern time. Seen by a live global theatre audience of more than 75 Million people since 1985, and now the longest running musical of all time, this epic masterpiece is coming back to Christchurch!

Artistic Team:

  • Director/Choreographer: Stephen Robertson
  • Musical Director: Richard Marrett

Performance Season:

  • 14 Sept. - 6 Oct. 2018
  • Isaac Theatre Royal

Rehearsal Period:

Rehearsals will be held at Showbiz Christchurch rooms at 369 St Asaph Street.

Music rehearsals commence 11 June 2018, leading onto production rehearsals from mid-July.

Rehearsals in June/July will be scheduled in such a manner that any singers wishing to also audition for the mid-year Showbiz concert Broadway Hitmen – A Concert of Cole Porter and Andrew Lloyd Webber Hits, 13-15 July, will have the opportunity to do so.

All rehearsals prior to final production weeks and the actual season are weekday evenings and Saturday/Sundays.


Auditions will be held over three separate months, broken into Principal roles, Ensemble and Children’s roles.

Principal Roles -  9 & 10 March 2018

  • Friday 9 March: 7.00 pm - 9.30 pm
  • Saturday 10th March: 11.00 am - 3.00 pm
  • Saturday 10th March: 3.30 pm - 5.30 pm, Recalls, if required

Online bookings for audition times for Principal roles only will be available from Wednesday 14th February 2018.

Male and Female Ensemble - 4 & 5 May

  • Friday 4th May: 6.30 pm - 9.30 pm
  • Saturday 5th May: 10.00 am - 6 pm

Online bookings for audition times for Ensemble only will be available from Tuesday 10th April 2018.

Children’s Roles -  30 June

  • Saturday 30th June: 11.00 am - 5.30 pm

Online bookings for audition times for Children’s Roles only will be available from Tuesday 5th June 2018.

Role Details:

There are ten major principal roles, three children’s roles, 16 named ensemble roles and a general ensemble.

For a full breakdown on all roles and ensemble, and audition expectations, please read the attached Audition Pack document carefully, before booking an audition.


Les Miserables

Les Misérables Audition Materials:

Audition Info:

All auditions will be held at Showbiz Studios:

  • 369 St Asaph Street, Christchurch.
  • Please park on the street as there is limited off street parking.
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