Seen by more than 130 million people worldwide and after an absence of 20 years in Wellington the acclaimed musical phenomenon Les Misérables is returning to Wellington in August 2022.
With glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery, this breathtaking production of Les Misérables will be staged at the beautiful St James Theatre.
The production will also celebrate the launch of the Capital Theatre Trust which will be staging major theatrical events in Wellington and the return of G&T Productions Ltd who brought the incredible production of Jersey Boys to Wellington in early 2021.
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.
Featuring one of the greatest scores of all time, with thrilling and beloved songs including I Dreamed A Dream, On My Own, Stars, Bring Him Home, One Day More, Do You Hear the People Sing and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.
Along with the Oscar-winning movie version, it has now been seen in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe. Les Misérables is still the world’s most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 35th year.