Misérables marks

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - ARTS LIFE -

Opened in Lon­don at the Bar­bican Theatre in 1985 and con­tin­ues to run at Queen’s Theatre.

The Broad­way pro­duc­tion opened in 1987 and ran for 6,680 per­for­mances.

It stands No. 4 on Broad­way’s long­est run­ning shows be­hind The Phan­tom of the Opera (10,583), Cats and a re­vival of Chicago (6,909).

It pre­miered here in 1991 as part of the Man­i­toba Theatre Cen­tre sea­son.

There have been 36 cast record­ings.

There are more than 2,500 pro­duc­tions of the Les Misérables school edi­tion sched­uled or be­ing per­formed by 125,000 school­child­ren.

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