LOS ANGELES -- Feb. 12 brings the conclusion of the sold-out run of Les Miserables at the Ahmanson Theatre. The musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg has played a 10-week limited engagement Dec. 8-Feb. 12, 2000, with an official opening Dec. 12.
Ivan Rutherford heads the cast as the fugitive Jean Valjean, with Stephen Bishop as Inspector Javen and Joan Almedilla as Fantine. Also featured are Sutton Foster, Tim Howard, Regan Thiel, Kevin Earley, J.P. Dougherty and Aymee Garcia, among others.
Les Miserables is currently in its 13th year on Broadway. The show, which began touring the U.S. in Dec. 1987, has been seen by over 40 million people worldwide.
Rutherford performed the role of Valjean on Broadway in the 10th anniversary production of the musical. He also was seen in the role of Officer Charles Lightoller in the Broadway company of Titanic.
The Ahmanson Theatre is located at 135 N. Grand Ave. For information call (213) 628-2772.