Acclaimed musical Les Misérables opens in Vancouver tomorrow at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, running through June 23. Not sure what I was thinking when I bought my tickets for next Friday.
Having previously seen the Broadway and West End productions, I’m very curious to see the ‘new’ 25th anniversary production and how it translates to a touring production with its inherent limitations.
Les Misérables inspires a lot of fervour in its fans. There are dark corners of the interwebs where one can get lost in debate over issues such as Éponine versus Cosette, 10th Anniversary Concert (aka The Dream Cast) versus the 25th Anniversary Concert, and whether Grantaire was secretly in love with Enjolras (yes!).
To keep me occupied until I get to see the show, I will be watching the following videos on repeat for the next two weeks:
So, are you Team 10th Anniversary Concert or Team 25th Anniversary Concert?