Les Misérables - the Musical

"If you already have your tickets for Showbiz Christchurch's production of Les Misérables, then you are fortunate. If not, what are you thinking? Hurry while they are available."

Fiona Giles, Theatreview

"Les Misérables stands apart from its contemporaries as the musical that defines all others of its generation and this production would rank as the best of the three I have seen."

Patrick Shepherd, Stuff.co.nz

"...Showbiz Christchurch more than delivered on their promise; they exceeded my highest expectations!"

Georgia Kate Heard, What's Up Christchurch

The epic tale of broken dreams, passion and redemption set against a nation in the throes of revolution.

Winner of over 100 international awards and seen by over 65 million people worldwide, Les Misérables is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. This true modern classic is based on Victor Hugo’s novel and features one of the most memorable scores of all time.

In nineteenth century France, Jean Valjean is released from 19 years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a lifelong struggle for redemption relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert.

Epic, grand and uplifting, Les Misérables packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled audiences all over the world. This pop opera features a cast of exceptional singers and overflows with melodies.

A spectacle on Broadway and the West End, Les Misérables is a powerful affirmation of the human spirit that has become a popular masterpiece.

This Showbiz production will be directed by Stephen Robertson with musical direction by Richard Marrett.

Please Note: This production includes gunfire, smoke and flashing light effects. It deals with violence, death, suicide and prostitution, and is not recommended for very young or sensitive viewers as the content may disturb.

Les Misérables is entrenched in our culture as a musical for the ages

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Principal Cast:

Daniel Belle
Jean Valjean

James Foster

Kira Josephson

Fergus Inder

Jacqueline Doherty

Jack Fraser

Rebecca Malcolm
Madame Thénardier

Ben Freeth
Monsieur Thénardier

Monique Clementson