Les Miserables in New York, NY

Imperial Theatre 249 West 45th Street New York, NY 10036
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One of the most celebrated musicals in the world, “Les Miserables” is a remarkable musical that tells a story of passion, courage, betrayal, love and hope. Featuring gorgeous 19th-century French costumes, epic lighting and set pieces, and classic songs like “I Dreamed a Dream” and “On My Own,” Imperial Theatre’s production of the show has left audiences awestruck time and time again.


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Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new production of Boublil & Schonberg's legendary musical, Les Miserables, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. This new production that has been acclaimed by critics, fans and new audiences and is breaking box office records around the country is now coming to Broadway.

The New York Times calls this Les Miserables "an unquestionably spectacular production from start to finish." The London Times hails the new show "a five star hit, astonishingly powerful." The Star]Ledger says "a dynamically re-imagined hit. This 'Les Miserables' has improved with age" and NY1 TV proclaims "this new production actually exceeds the original. The storytelling is clearer, the perspective grittier and the motivations more honest. Musical theatre fans can rejoice: 'Les Mis' is born again."

Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel, Les Miserables is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. The magnificent score of Les Miserables includes the classic songs "I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "Do You Hear the People Sing?," "One Day More," 'Empty Chairs at Empty Tables," "Master Of The House" and many more.

This show is approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes (1 intermission). Recommended for ages 10 years and up.

Reserve New York City Customer Reviews

Sean Reidy
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"A truly stunning production....great experience"
March, 2015
The music , production, and the individual performances were all top class. We sat in the 4th on the left hand side and almost felt we were on the stage, as the set and performances spilled out into the theatre.
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Tip: It was really easy to book the tickets and we collected them with minimal fuss, they were ready for collection.

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Chris H
"Les Miserables"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 05, 2018 NEW
One of the best shows to see on Broadway. We've seen this three different times, .. just can't say enough. Very strong voices, acting. A must see.
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lounee x
Manchester, United Kingdom
"Loved it"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 21, 2018
First time in New York and so we had to see a show. Choose Les miserables and had a fantastic time. Loved the theatre and the show. Would definitely go back.
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Columbia, South Carolina
"Outstanding night!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 25, 2017
The performance was about as perfect as it could have been. The theatre was small and compact, which made any seat perfect for the show. Les Mis is now on tour throughout the USA.
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
"Great Broadway Show"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 23, 2017
The show illustrates the French Revolution in a different perspective bringing to the audience an interesting view of this fantastic play.
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Dave W
Hermosa Beach, California
"amazing show at a bargain"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 16, 2017
I don't have to say much about this amazing show - it was well performed and is well known; The pleasant surprise we found was that by showing up just 10 minutes before the show, we were able to buy standing tickets at the back of the theater for only a fraction of the normal seating price, making it possible for us to take our family of six - they all loved it!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Les Miserables

Where is the theater located?
Les Miserables is performed at the Imperial Theatre which is located at 249 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036.

How long is the show?
The show is approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes long with a 15-minute intermission.

Can I bring my camera to the theater?
Absolutely no photography or video is allowed into the theater.

Is the Imperial Theatre handicap accessible?
The theater is not entirely handicap or wheelchair accessible. Please be advised that there are steps throughout the theater.

When should I arrive for my show?
The theater doors open 45 minutes before the show. It is recommended that audiences arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the show beginning to find their seats, browse the available show merchandise, get a drink, and settle in before showtime.

Is this show appropriate for children?
Due to the nature of the story, Les Miserables is recommended for children ages 8 and up. Children under the age of 4 years old are not permitted into the theater.

Are concessions available for purchase within the theater?
Yes. Soft drinks, water, cocktails, candy, and show merchandise (no food) are available for purchase at the Imperial Theatre. No food is allowed into the theater.