June 16, 2011: Imagine, for one drowsy second, that you are a child who has asked Daddy to recite a favorite bedtime story: the one about the kindly escaped convict who is chased around France by an evil policeman. It’s still a good story, but Daddy has delivered it so many times before — night after night after night — that his heart just isn’t in it. In fact he seems kind of bored by even the most exciting parts. Lulled instead of stimulated by the familiar tale, you find yourself slipping into dreamland sooner than you ever planned.READ THE REVIEW
Les Miserables (2006) BROADWAY REVIEWS
- Opening Night:
- November 6, 2006
- January 6, 2008
Theater: Broadhurst Theatre / 235 West 44th Street, New York, NY, 10036Synopsis:BUY TICKETS BUY GROUP TICKETS
Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the musical is set in 19th-century France and tells the epic story of Jean Valjean, a man in search of personal redemption, who is pursued by Inspector Javert. The two men are in a constant battle of wits and wills, and soon both find themselves in the middle of a revolution, the aftermath of which will determine all their fates.
NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF Les Miserables (2006)