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Complete Book of Les Miserables (Reissue) (Paperback) (Edward Behr)
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After opening on October 5, 1985, Les Misérables remains the world’s longest running and most beloved musical. Productions have played in 319 cities across forty-two countries, it has won more than a hundred major theatre awards, including an Olivier, Tony, and Grammy, and it has seen by an estimated seventy million people in audiences worldwide.This is the exclusive companion book to the world’s best-loved musical. Lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred color and black-and-white photographs,The Complete Book of Les Misérables chronicles the show from its source in Victor Hugo’s epic 1862 novel to the original Paris production and the making of the international hit. Edward Behr draws on firsthand interviews with the authors and producer, as well as cast members, directors, and designers from around the world, to convey all the excitement and trials in stagingLes Miz. Also included are lists of opening nights, awards, and recordings, andmost importantthe complete libretto.
Number of Pages: 191
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Theater / Direction + Production, Theater / History + Criticism
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Edward Behr
Street Date: March 15, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-5073
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