‘Les Misérables in Concert’ was recorded live from London's famous O2
theater on October 3, 2010. Featuring the bravura songs “I Dreamed a
Dream”, “On My Own”, “Stars”, “Bring Him Home” and more, this
‘Les Misérables’ tribute concert marks the 25th anniversary of the musical
and reunites the magnificent casts who have performed the
“people's musical” on the world's stages for over two decades. This
one-time tribute also includes a special performance from teen sensation Nick
Jonas to mark this momentous 25th anniversary concert celebration.
This historical event features more than 500 actors and musicians including
Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean, Nick Jonas as Marius, Norm Lewis as Javert, Matt
Lucas as Thénardier, Lea Salonga as Fantine, Jenny Galloway as Madame
Thénardier, and Katie Hall as Cosette.
First produced in 1985 at London's Barbican Centre and based on the novel
by Victor Hugo, the musical ‘Les Misérables’ follows the characters as they
struggle for redemption and revolution in early nineteenth-century France. In
1987, it was nominated for 12 and won eight Tony Awards, including Best
‘Les Misérables’ has been seen by nearly 60 million people worldwide in
42 countries and 21 languages and is the third longest running show on
Broadway after ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Cats’.