Broadway Les Miz Revival Will Close Jan. 6, 2008

News   Broadway Les Miz Revival Will Close Jan. 6, 2008 Producer Cameron Mackintosh announced that his current Broadway production of Boublil and Schonberg's Les Miserables will end its run Jan. 6, 2008.

Les Mis
Les Mis Photo by Michael Le Poer Trench

The end date was announced Oct. 29 as the show's "final extension." The revival was originally produced and billed to be a limited six-month engagement.

Performances play at the Broadhurst Theatre, 235 West 44th Street.

The current production of Les Miz was overseen by director John Caird and opened on Nov. 6, 2006. Originally planned as a six-month limited engagement, the show "extended by an additional nine months due to strong box-office sales."

The production will have played 17 previews and 479 regular performances.

Combined with the original production's 6,680 performances, Les Miz on Broadway will have played a total of 7,176 performances. The original production is the third longest-running show in Broadway history.

The musical currently features John Owen-Jones as Jean Valjean, Robert Hunt as Javert, Judy Kuhn as Fantine, Gary Beach as Thenardier, Jenny Galloway as Madame Thenardier, Megan McGinnis as Eponine, Leah Horowitz as Cosette, Adam Jacobs as Marius and Max von Essen as Enjolras.

For tickets and information for the final nine weeks of Les Miz on Broadway, call Telecharge.com at (212) 239-6200 or visit www.lesmisnewyork.com.

The original cast of the <i>Les Mis</i>
The original cast of the Les Mis Photo by Michael Le Poer Trench
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