Unveiling Cameron Mackintosh’s Spectacular Rendition of the Timeless Musical Marvel
Madison, Wis. (Jan. 31, 2024) — Brace yourselves, Madison! The captivating magic of Cameron Mackintosh’s heralded production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning masterpiece, “LES MISÉRABLES,” is poised to sweep through Overture Hall from Wednesday, Feb. 14 to Sunday, Feb. 18. Seize your chance to witness this theatrical sensation, hailed as “the world’s most popular musical,” with tickets ranging from $35 to $169, available at overture.org.
Cameron Mackintosh Unleashes the Phenomenon
In an exclusive statement, Cameron Mackintosh expressed his ongoing astonishment at the enduring allure of “Les Misérables,” describing it as a show that continually reinvents itself, captivating new generations and fostering international stardom. Mackintosh eagerly anticipates bringing this timeless tale to Madison, declaring, “It’s time to let the people sing again. We are all thrilled to be Bringing Her Home to you.”
Stellar Cast Brings Characters to Life
The production boasts a stellar cast featuring Nick Cartell as the valiant “Jean Valjean” and Preston Truman Boyd as the relentless “Inspector Javert.” The ensemble includes a lineup of brilliant talents portraying iconic characters, from the cunning “Thénardier” played by Matt Crowle to the heart-wrenching “Fantine” portrayed by Haley Dortch. The chemistry of this ensemble promises to transport audiences to the tumultuous world of 19th century France.
Critical Acclaim and Audience Praise
Awarded five stars by the Daily Telegraph, this reborn dream of a production has been hailed as revolutionary and one of the greatest musicals ever created by critics from the Chicago Tribune to BroadwayWorld. With accolades describing it as the defining musical of the last 50 years and Les Mis for the 21st Century, the anticipation for this rendition in Madison is nothing short of electrifying.
Epic Tale of Broken Dreams and Redemption
Set against the mesmerizing backdrop of 19th century France, “LES MISÉRABLES” weaves a captivating narrative of broken dreams, unrequited love, passion, sacrifice, and redemption. The monumental score, including classics like “I Dreamed a Dream” and “On My Own,” continues to resonate with audiences worldwide. With over 130 million viewers across 53 countries, 438 cities, and 22 languages, “LES MISÉRABLES” stands as an unrivaled global phenomenon.
Cameron Mackintosh’s Enduring Legacy
Since its inception in 2009 to commemorate the show’s 25th anniversary, Cameron Mackintosh’s production of “LES MISÉRABLES” has enjoyed record-breaking success worldwide. From North America to Australia, Japan, France, and Spain, the production’s triumph is a testament to its timeless appeal. Currently gracing London’s West End and on tour in various countries, the musical has cemented its place as the 6th longest-running Broadway production of all time.
Craftsmanship and Artistry Behind the Scenes
The creative genius behind the scenes is credited to the impeccable craftsmanship of the production team. Directed by James Powell and Laurence Connor, with a design inspired by Victor Hugo’s paintings, the show features costumes by Andreane Neofitou, lighting by Paule Constable, and sound by Mick Potter. The orchestration by Stephen Metcalfe, Christopher Jahnke, and Stephen Brooker adds depth to the soul-stirring music.
An Invitation to Extraordinary Experiences
Prepare to be enthralled as “LES MISÉRABLES” takes center stage at Overture Hall, promising not just a musical but an extraordinary experience that transcends time and borders. Join the global conversation online and connect with “LES MISÉRABLES” at LesMis.com and on social media platforms. Don’t miss this chance to witness the magic—reserve your tickets now at overture.org!
OVERTURE CENTER FOR THE ARTS: Elevating Arts, Enriching Lives
In the heart of Madison, Overture Center for the Arts stands as a beacon of creativity, supporting and elevating the community’s cultural landscape. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Overture Center hosts national and international artists, resident companies, and local talents in seven state-of-the-art performance spaces. With a mission to “create extraordinary experiences through the arts,” Overture continues to weave the fabric of Madison’s vibrant artistic tapestry. Visit overture.org for a glimpse into a world where arts thrive and inspire.