Intense and powerful, he sang with a gritty voice, his gruff presence a perfect contrast to Paul Wilkins starry-eyed Marius.
Photo by Rome Jorge/Rappler In 2006, the original score for the musicale, intended for 22 musicians, was entirely re-orchestrated for a more intimate 14-member ensemble.Les Miserables, les Miserables Manila, theater At Solaire, comments.For more information, computer share vouchers visit Les Mis érables Manila's, facebook page.After its Sydney and Brisbane run, Im delighted to be bringing this new version to Manila in March, with a wonderful cast that include the current London star playing Fantine, acclaimed Philippine actress Rachelle Ann Go who received enormous acclaim when I took her.The barricade, which has always been one of the primary attractions of the show given that it is the setting for a lot of the action sequences, has been reduced, which forces on the viewers the view from only behind the walls where the students.Perhaps the toning down of the show has helped the musical put further emphasis on the songs that do not get too much attention, such as Turning, which is presented here as a deceptively delightful counterpart to the more depressing Lovely Ladiesof the first act.Rachelle Ann Go as Fantine.Photo by Michael Le Poer Trench.In the movie version directed by Tom Hooper, the song presented quite a problem.Their songs are now how people remember and imagine Hugo's masterpiece.It was honest and real.
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Valjeans lifelong antagonist Javert will be played by Earl Carpenter, direct from his performance of the role in the Broadway company.Video was taken at a special media call last March.Filipinos in Singapore will have their own turn to watch the musicale when it runs at the Esplanade Theatre from May 29 to June.Michael Cassel, executive producer, explains, What Cameron Mackintosh has done with this production is he encouraged his creative teamLaurence Connor, James Powell, Matt Kinley, the set designerto reimagine Les Misérables for a new audience.Trevor Ashley and Lara Mulcahy as the devious parents of Eponine, Monsieur and Madame Thénardier, working in absolute harmony, brought the necessary bawdy hilarity to counterpoint all the weighty songs of passion, tragedy, politics, and spirituality.LES MISÉrables to Manila.Here are the top reasons for watching:.
The Manila production does have its faults, but it is those faults that have enunciated the qualities of the musicale that are often eclipsed by sheer spectacle.