Welcome, Monsieur, sit yourself down, and meet the best touring production in town! As for the rest, well none of them is— quite as impressive as this show of Les Mis. The National Theatre has the distinguished honor of hosting the current touring production of the infamous and iconic Broadway musical Les Misérables this festive holiday season and there’s none better a show to welcome to the stage at this season of year,
His name is Christopher John Francis Boone. He knows all the countries of the world and their capital cities. He notices everything. But most importantly he is now appearing on the Opera House stage of The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts as the 2016/2017 theatrical season gets well underway. Fresh from Broadway, the national tour of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time makes its regional debut at The Kennedy Center and mesmerizes the audience for the evening with its spellbinding wonder and its heart-wrenching emotional journey.
Masquerade! Paper faces on parade, masquerade…take your fill let the spectacle astound you. In the newly reimagined touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, spectacle is the one thing the show does not seem to shy away from. Directed by Laurence Connor, with Choreography by Scott Ambler, this newly approached production attempts to drive at the heart of Webber’s story, based on the novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra by Gaston Leroux.