Event Les Miserables
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Venue Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC
First Date 9 December 1989
Last Date 1990
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "It's the story of Jean Valjean, a released convict who breaks his parole and is hunted down by his nemesis, the redoubtable and black-hatted police officer Javert". Melbourne transfer of this big, long-running hit from Sydney.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Musical
Subjects Poverty
Social Issues
Name Function Notes
Robyn Arthur Actor
Debbie Byrne Actor
Peter Carroll Actor
Peter Cousens Actor
John Diedrich Actor
Rob Guest Actor
Peter Lowrey Actor
Dez McCormack Actor
Geoff Newmann Actor
Merfyn Owen Actor
Silvie Paladino Actor
Marina Prior Actor Cosette
John Caird Adaptor
Trevor Nunn Adaptor
Gale Edwards Associate Director
Claude-Michel Schonberg Composer
Andreane Neofitou Costume Designer
John Napier Designer
John Caird Director
Trevor Nunn Director
Alain Boublil Librettist
David Hersey Lighting Designer
Herbert Kretzmer Lyricist
Victor Hugo Writer
Text Nationality France
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Gale Edwards is credited merely as 'Associate Director' for the Melbourne production, but her role was significantly greater than that (GJM, Sept 2011).
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Princess Theatre Melbourne season
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record December 1989
Data Reviewed By Beaglehole Peter (PeterBeaglehole) on 3 June 2019
Event Identifier 2056