Cameron Mackintosh’s smash hit production of Les Miserables will open to Sydney audiences later this month.

The Capitol Theatre is abuzz ahead of opening night on March 26 and there is much hype and excitement around the arrival of Les Miserables in Sydney.

Based on the 1862 Victor Hugo novel, Les Miserables burst onto the stage in 1985 and has been smashing records and delighting audiences ever since. The novel is renowned as a literary masterpiece and Mackintosh’s musical adaptation enjoys an equally lofty reputation.

Les Miserables shares a very special bond with Sydney; the city holds the record for the largest attendance for a single live performance of the musical. In 1989, more than 125,000 people attended an Australia Day performance of Les Miserables – a feat that will be difficult to beat any time soon.

The production is one of the longest-running musicals in history and has been performed all over the world. In fact, Les Miserables has played in 319 cities in 42 countries and has been translated into 22 different languages. The musical has been performed professionally more than 48,000 times with an international audience in excess of 60 million.

The numbers are simply staggering. The popularity of Les Miserables is testament to the quality of the production. The story, soundtrack, cast, crew, costumes and sets are all world-class and have to be seen to be believed.

Les Miserables features a first-class cast of talented performers including Simon Gleeson as Jean Valjean, Patrice Tipoki in the role of Fantine and Hayden Tee as Javert. Eponine is played by Kerrie Anne Greenland with Emily Langridge bringing Cosette to life on stage.

Ticketmaster is extremely proud to be associated with Les Miserables. We passionately support the live entertainment industry and are always excited to provide theatre goers with the best productions that provide amazing experiences for the audience.

We strive to make it as easy as possible for people to purchase tickets and aim to make the ticket purchase journey easy, efficient and engaging.

Each Les Miserables event has its own Interactive Seat Map (ISM) to allow customers to purchase their own seat off a map that features real-time inventory. The ISM allows customers to filter by ticket type and price, which ensures ticket purchasers are buying the best seats that suit their preferences.

Les Miserables at the Capitol Theatre offers flexibility for theatre patrons with Premium Reserved Seating as well as A-Reserve, B-Reserve and C-Reserve. In addition, patrons can select Capitol Class and Royal Box packages that offer additional items as well as a seat for the production. And if you get all your friends and family together, group discounts for 20 or more tickets apply.

Les Miserables will open at the Capitol Theatre on March 26 with preview performances beginning on March 19. Click here for tickets to the Sydney season of Les Miserables. 

IMAGE CREDIT: Matt Murphy

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