9 - 13 June
A Congress Players Amateur Dramatics Production
Les Misérables has been seen by more than 70 million people in 42 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, after its 29th year it is still breaking box-office records everywhere.
Now the talented Youth of the North West and Congress Players bring it to the Coliseum.
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption. It is a fight for freedom and honor that Epitomises the human spirit.
Ex-convict Jean Valjean is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.
Featuring the songs I Dreamed A Dream, Bring Him Home, One Day More and On My Own, Les Misérables is the show of shows.
Raising money for Dr Kershaw’s Hospice. Please show your support by coming to see the show.
Age recommended: 12+
Tickets: £15 Adults £12.50 Concessions.
Concessionary rates are available to retired patrons over 60, full-time students, registered unemployed people and eligible people with a disability. Proof of ID is required when buying or picking up tickets. Only one discount per ticket.
If you feel you are entitled to a concession due to a disability or have specific access requirements please contact the Box Office directly on 0161 624 2829 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your visit to the Coliseum.
A musical by ALAIN BOUBLIL and CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHÖNBERG
Based on the novel by VICTOR HUGO
Music by CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHÖNBERG
Lyrics by HERBERT KRETZMER
Original French text by ALAIN BOUBLIL and JEAN-MARC NATEL
Additional Material by JAMES FENTON
Orchestrations by JOHN CAMERON
Original London production directed and adapted by TREVOR NUNN and JOHN CAIRD
Original London production by CAMERON MACKINTOSH and THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
School Edition specially adapted and licensed by JOSEF WEINBERGER LIMITED on behalf of MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL and CAMERON MACKINTOSH (OVERSEAS) LIMITED
Based on the novel by the novel by Victor Hugo
Book by Alain Boubill and Claude-Michel Schönberg
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg
Conducted by John Cameron
Performed by Congress Players
Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer