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Signature Theatre
4200 Campbell Avenue Arlington, VA 22206
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90 ratings
4.7 average rating
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4 reviews
11 stars
attended Dec 03 2008

After seeing the show on a Broadway type stage several times this performance seemed a little odd. The music and power of the story seemed lost on the small blackbox stage. There are seats around 3 of the 4 sides of the stage and my seats were...continued

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10 reviews
51 stars
attended Feb 05 2009

A few of the actors did not have strong voices. Disappointed with the actor who played Javert especially. That should be one of the strongest roles. The set design and staging was excellent.

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9 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 02 2008

How often does an audience start whooping and bravo-ing at the intermission?! I may even see it again, though this was my 3rd "Miz."

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Quotes & Highlights

Nominated for 13 2009 Helen Hayes Awards including Best Musical and Best Direction.
“Bloody Good” — Washington Post
“Powerful and energetic” — Variety


A musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg

Based on a novel by Victor Hugo

Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg

Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer

Original French Text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel

Additional material by James Fenton

Orchestrations by John Cameron

Musical Direction by Jon Kalbfleisch

Choreographed by Karma Camp

Directed by Eric Schaeffer

Original London Production adapted and directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird

This production licensed by Music Theatre International by arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh

The fugitive Jean Valjean is pitted against the tenacious Inspector Javert in a lifelong struggle to evade capture; their high-stakes conflict is a deeply personal tale set brought to vivid life against a historical backdrop of unparalleled scale.

About the Ticket Supplier: Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre is a Tony Award(r)-winning, non-profit professional theater company with a mission to produce contemporary musicals and plays, reinvent classic musicals, develop new work, and reach its community through engaging educational and outreach opportunities.