THE SCREENING ROOM: Colm Wilkinson, Alfie Boe, Kristin Chenoweth and More Sing "Bring Him Home" (Video)
07 Dec 2012
The highly anticipated, star-studded film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical Les Misérables will hit theatres on Christmas Day. With the film release a few weeks away, Playbill.com has surfed the web for some of our favorite performances of "Bring Him Home" from the musical.
The iconic ballad, performed by the character of Jean Valjean in Les Miz, features music by Claude-Michel Schonberg and original French lyrics by Alain Boublil. The song was later translated into English by Herbert Kretzmer, and features orchestrations by John Cameron.
Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor's dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.