‘Les Miz’ A Hit Musical & the Story of its Fame

The longest running musical in the west end ‘Les Miz’ is a hit musical that has ran for 33 years in the west end and won eight Tony Awards. But the journey to this was not an easy one. We have collected some bits of the History of ‘Les Miz’. Here it goes:

In 1861, a Belgian publisher singed French poet and novelist Victor Hugo to write a story which was then named ‘Les Miserables’. Victor Hugo being a part of the French community was familiar with the happenings during the political chaos in France.

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The story was then published containing 365 chapters and more than 600,000 words.

The story centers around a man named Jean Valjean, who was imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread for a hungry child of his sister. After being released inspired by a merciful act of a bishop, he decided to start a new and upright life. But, he is continuously followed by a police inspector named Javert, who is blinded to the honorable nature of Valjean.

Along with some of the other characters including Cosette, Valjean’s adopted daughter and a student Marius, who Cosette eventually marries, Valjean faces the turmoil upheaved by the French Revolution. The story witnesses a lot of death along the way but restoration also takes place.

Through the story entails the more or so social injustice found nearly every corner of the world it wasn’t received much enthusiastically as it should have been. Many critics lashed at it with disapproving comments, calling it a downright boring story. But after the Broadway production in 1987, it has won the love of the audience and that increase the amount to 130 million people who have watched the show.

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The story was first adapted into a musical and premiered in French during 1980 in Paris. The first musical version of ‘Les Miz’ included music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, lyrics by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel. Then a few years later the English version came out including lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, a bit and pieces by Trevor Nunn, John Caird and James Fenton, and was developed by Cameron Mackintosh. This is the version that made ‘Les Miz’ a grand hit.

The musical has now been performed in more than 45 countries in 22 different languages, including Japanese, Korean, Polish, Swedish and many more.

In Baltimore, after its initial appearances at the Morris Mechanic Theatre in 1990, 1992, 1994, 1997 and 2000, ‘Les Miz’ will appear a ninth time at the Hippodrome Theatre on October 9th throughout 14th. Before this, the show has been performed in 2004, 2011 and 2013 at the Hippodrome Theatre.

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