Kravis On Broadway Arts presents Cameron Mackintosh’s new 25th Anniversary production of Les Misèrables at the Kravis C enter for the Performing Arts from May 16th – 26th. Based on the 1862 classic novel by Victor Hugo, this musical features music by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg with lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, original French text by Jean-Marc Natel and Alain Boublil, and additional material by James Fenton.
Les Misèrables opened on Broadway on March 12, 1987, at the Broadway Theatre. It was nominated for twelve Tony Awards, winning eight, including Best Musical and Best Original Score. On October 10, 1990, it moved to the Imperial Theatre where it closed on May 18, 2003, after 6,680 performances. The Broadway revival opened on November 9, 2006, at the Broadhurst Theatre, closing on January 6, 2008, after 496 performances. In addition to their work on Les Misèrables, the team of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil also wrote music and lyrics for the musicals Miss Saigon, La Revolution Francaise, Martin Guerre and The Pirate Queen.
Kravis On Broadway is sponsored by Gunster and Palm Beach Motor Cars. Performances of Les Misèrables run Wednesday, May 16 at 2 pm and 8pm; Thursday, May 17 at 8pm; Friday, May 18 at 8pm; Saturday, May 19 at 2pm and 8pm; Sunday, May 20 at 2pm & 7:30pm., and Monday, May 21 at 8pm; Tuesday, May 22 at 8pm; Wednesday, May 23 at 2pm and 8pm; Thursday, May 24 at 8pm; Friday, May 25 at 8pm; Saturday, May 26 at 2pm and 8pm. Tickets for this production start at $27. The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is located at 701 Okeechobee Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida. For tickets to this show, and/or information on their season, you may contact them by phone at 561-832-7469 (561-832-SHOW) or 1-800-572-8471 (1-800-KRAVIS-1), or online at www.kravis.org.