The world-renowned musical production, “Les Misérables,” was first introduced to audiences in 1985. Since its debut it has been produced in over 40 countries and has been seen by tens of millions of people. It is dramatic show with scenes that range from funny to heart warming to heart wrenching. No one ever leaves untouched by the power behind the music and the talent on the stage.
While often played in big cities such as New York and London, those of us on or near Vancouver Island have the privilege of seeing this epic musical phenomenon at the Chemainus Theatre Festival in Chemainus, BC. Recurring weekly on every day of the week except Monday, Les Misérables will be running at the theatre until September 20th, 2014. Tickets range from $25 and show times are at 2pm, 7:30pm or 8pm depending on the day.
This musical started as a novel by Victor Hugo that was first published in 1862. The incredible musical takes the audience through a story of passion and destruction in 19th century France. Watch how one of the main characters, convict Jean Valjean, gets in a fight for his life and sacrifices everything to protect the people he loves. It is about revolution and spreading hope and love. The storyline is inspiring and the talented artists on this local stage deliver a truly spectacular performance that you will never forget. The quality of the set, costumes and music and the professionalism of the actors and actresses have put this production in the running with other international shows. Don’t miss seeing this incredible show in the intimate setting of the Chemainus Theatre.
The Prancing Horse Retreat is a mere 40 minutes away from the theatre and the scenic drive up Malahat Mountain is just one of the reasons to stay with us at our luxury bed and breakfast. Breathtaking views, places to explore outside the door and relaxing spaces for peace and solitude are just a few reasons our guests say they will never forget their time with us. Whether you want to come in for this musical show, a night away or weekend getaway during the quiet fall season, we have a place for you. Contact us at (250) 743-9378 for reservation information.