MARQUEE VALUE: Les Misérables at the Broadhurst

Marquee Value   MARQUEE VALUE: Les Misérables at the Broadhurst
Production: Les Misérables, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, directed by John Caird and Trevor Nunn, starring Alexander Gemignani, Norm Lewis and Daphne Rubin-Vega.

Previews: Oct. 24, 2006

Opened: Nov. 9, 2006

Closing: April 22, 2007

Venue: The Broadhurst Theater, 235 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

Based on Victor Hugo's epic novel. Relentless policeman Javert pursues escaped convict Jean Valjean over decades through the tumult of revolutionary France. Valjean becomes a mayor, agrees to raise the daughter of a dying prostitute and joins the fight for freedom. None of this impresses the single-minded Javert, until the day Valjean saves his life. Score includes "Who Am I?," "A Little Fall of Rain," "One Day More," "Bring Him Home" and "I Dreamed a Dream."

The legendary musical returns to Broadway for a six-month engagement to celebrate becoming the world's longest-running musical (on October 9 in the West End of London).

photos by David Gewirtzman
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