Longtime fans of “Les Misérables” won’t likely be disappointed by the new, 25th anniversary edition of the show onstage at the Orpheum Theatre in a SHN presentation.
Producer Cameron Mackintosh’s pop opera that stormed London and Broadway decades ago still boasts Claude-Michel Schönberg and Herbert Kretzmer’s melodic (if not hit-making) score, and epic story based on Victor Hugo’s massive classic novel (original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel).
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Back in 1985, San Francisco defeated Miami in the Super Bowl, unemployment hovered just above 7 percent and TV’s “Dynasty” was a ratings winner. But it was a major drama unfolding onstage that generated the most buzz that year, as audiences came out en masse to applaud what was destined to become the second-longest-running musical in the world: “Les Misérables.”
The 25th anniversary touring show, which was first re-imagined in 2010, hits the Orpheum Theatre this week. Read More