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Review Bites: Boston Critics Raise the Flag High for Les Misérables

March 22nd, 2012 | By Staff

Les Misérables won eight Tony Awards when it debuted on Broadway in 1987, in addition to countless accolades around the world. The national tour of the 25th anniversary production is currently playing at the Boston Opera House and critics are singing the praises of this dramatic tale of redemption. We’ve rounded up what local reviewers are saying about this epic musical. Take a look, and then grab your tickets to see Les Misérables in Boston through April 1!

“A truly extraordinary experience. This production is so breathtaking, you simply won’t want it to end” —Terry Byrne, The Boston Globe

“Exceptional. The classic is now in every way a masterpiece.” —Jared Bowen, WGBH

“This is the real flesh and blood, fly the flag, sing to the rafters, leave no man behind production that this epic deserves. It is exceptional in every way.” —

“The show is full of big emotion and powerful voices that reach the back row.” —Dana Barbuto, The Patriot Ledger

"Les Misérables touches upon every human emotion—love, hate, desire, grief, desperation and hope—and its 25th anniversary production is both spectacular and glorious. —Meredith Tibbitts, The Sun Chronicle

“The message of [Les Misérables’] music still comes through loud and clarion clear.” —R. Scott Reedy, Wicked Local

“Featuring a cast gifted with a deep well of talent, this now classic production should not be missed at the historic Opera House.” —Tracey Dee Rauh, The Eagle-Tribune


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