Les Miserables: From Stage to Screen: The Story So Far of the World's Longest-Running Musical in Words, Pictures and Rare, Facsimile Memorabilia. Published by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books. Hardcover, 96 pages. Measures 11 x 10 x 1.5 inches.
Beautifully illustrated with images from behind the scenes of both the theatre and film productions, this book tells the story of the incredible phenomenon that grew from a modest Paris production in a multi-award-winning show thanks to the collaboration of its writers Alain Boubil and Claude-Michel Schonberg and the theatrical producer Cameron Mackintosh. The show successfully made the leap from stage to screen with the 2012 release of the film version, directed by Tom Hooper and starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen.
Les Miserables: From Stage to Screen offers a fasicnating insight into this amazing story through the inclusion of 20 items of memorabilia, such as:
*The poster for the 25th Anniversary production at the Barbican
*A first-night party invitation, program extracts and prop lists
*Original stage and costume designs
*Scenes drawings and set designs for the film
And much more. A must have for all fans of Les Miserables.