Les Misérables


Mar 12, 1987

Broadway Theater



Claude-Michel Schonberg

Les Misérables


Based on Victor Hugo's novel of the same name, the show is set in 19th-century France and tells the tale of French peasant Jean Valjean in a search for redemption after serving 19 years in jail. It was revived on Broadway in 2006, and again in 2014.


The production won Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score. It also twice won the Laurence Olivier Award for Most Popular Show as well as Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Music.

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