Les Mis is coming to Melbourne
One of the world's most famous and best-loved musicals, Les Miserables, is set to hit the the stage in Melbourne this June and July.
While Victor Hugo's tale of love and loss during the French Revolution is a classic story you might have seen many times, one thing's for sure - you haven't seen it quite like this.
Cameron Mackintosh's new production of the musical will arrive on Australian shores and premiere here this June, and thereafter the musical is scheduled to have a long season running until October. Cameron Mackintosh has a long history of association with the musical, which he has rejuvenated with this new version that is sure to inspire you and offer something new.
There are however even more reasons why Les Miserables is in incredibly good hands with Cameron Mackintosh as producer, including his 45 years of experience working with some of the world's longest-running musicals such as Les Miserables, Cats and the Phantom of the Opera, plus other smash hits like Mary Poppins and Miss Saigon. When it comes to the world of musicals, he's really earned his stripes.
In fact, Cameron Mackintosh was even one of the producers on the recent screen adaptation of the musical, which featured a star-studded cast including Anne Hathaway, Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman. The film was met with rave reviews and notably won a host of accolades, including prestigious Academy Awards.
With so many interpretations of the classic musical on the stage and on screen you'd be forgiven for thinking you'd seen it all, but this new stage production has completely reimagined the French tale with new staging and scenery inspired by paintings from Victor Hugo himself.
Be a part of this musical's long story and legacy, and make sure you get your tickets in advance for a stunning performance at Her Majesty's Theatre, 219 Exhibition Street, as this is sure to be one popular show. There are a range of prices and packages to suit all budgets and group sizes.
"Cameron Mackintosh has a long history of association with the musical, which he has rejuvenated with this new version that is sure to inspire you and offer something new."
Why not treat yourself with a Her Majesty's Indulgence Package? This is designed for two adults looking to make an extra special occasion of a night out to see Les Miserables. It includes Premium or A Reserve tickets, two glasses of a beverage of your choice, two ice creams, two boxes of chocolate, two waters, a souvenir programme and even more perks and goodies to ensure you have a wonderful, memorable night out.
Don't miss your chance to see this absolutely classic story and production reimagined to be even more amazing and awe-inspiring than the original - just imagine it!
Where to stay in Melbourne
Mantra 100 Exhibition is just a four minute walk away from Her Majesty's Theatre, making it a great place to base yourself during your stay in the city. It has both one- and two-bedroom apartments with laundry and kitchen facilities so you can really make yourself at home.
Then there's Mantra on the Park, which is just a five minute walk from Her Majesty's Theatre. One of its advantages is its close proximity to the beautiful Carlton Gardens, which some of the rooms have fantastic views of. Choose from a one- or two-bedroom apartment and a three-bedroom penthouse apartment. Whether you're travelling as a single, a couple or with a family, there's an option to suit.
Furthermore Mantra on the Park has some wonderful additional facilities such as The Terrace Restaurant Bar & Grill restaurant, some room service, an indoor heated pool and sauna, plus a gymnasium - just to name a few of the added benefits.
Stay in comfort and enjoy your trip to Melbourne to see one of the world's most loved musicals, Les Miserables.