Les Miserables is staging an All Star concert for 2019 – here’s all you need to know.
Les Miserables has been playing for 34 years in the West End but will take a short break this summer.
The current home of the award winning musical – the Queen’s Theatre – is being refurbished. Les Mis will temporary close on 13 July 2019 before re-opening in December 2019 at the restored feature.
While work on the Queen’s theatre is underway, the musical will continue to play with a special staged concert version at the Gielgud Theatre.
The 2019 Les Mis concert in London is based on the legendary concerts 10th anniversary concert at The Royal Albert Hall and the O2 Arena’s 25th anniversary concert.
Les Miserables 2019 concert cast
The 2019 concert version of Les Miserable in London comprises of an All Star cast, leading an orchestra of more than 65 musicians.
It will be led by Michael Ball playing Javert and Alfie Boe as his nemesis Jean Valjean (* see below). Ball previously played Marius in the original London cast while Boe has has played Valjean in the West End, on Broadway and at the 25th Anniversary concert.
Also reprising his role from the West End and 25th Anniversary concert is Matt Lucas portraying Thénardier while Carrie Hope Fletcher will play Fantine, having previously played Éponine in the West End production.
They will be joined by Katy Secombe as Madame Thénardier and for three performances a week, the role of Jean Valjean will be played by John Owen-Jones.
Further casting has yet to be revealed.
*Important cast information: Alfie Boe will be performing Tuesdays, Wednesday evenings, Fridays and both Saturday performances. John Owen-Jones will be performing on Mondays, Wednesday matinees and Thursdays.
Michael Ball is not scheduled to perform on 13 or 14 September 2019 and Alfie Boe is not scheduled to perform on 14, 15 or 16 October 2019. Please note the performance of any particular artist cannot be guaranteed.
Les Miserables Concert Tickets
The 2019 Les Mis London concert is booking a strictly limited run from 12 August 2019 to 25 November 2019.
Given its limited season and all star cast, tickets have been selling out quickly and haven’t been cheap.
Only a handful of seats are currently available on a few performances, with prices starting in excess of £100.