Les Miserables - playing at the Aronoff Center - now through February 23. One of the longest-running Broadway musicals is now on the Aronoff stage.. Les Miserables is based on the classic victor hugo novel from 1862.. and has been captivating audiences for the past 40 years.. preston truman boyd - who plays javert is here to tell us all about it.. ======== when you think of broadway.. and theater.. les mis - is always top of the list.. tell us a little about the show.. ======= Javert is the antagonist throughout the show.. you are constantly in pursuit of jean valjean.. what is it like to play such a dark, reviled character? ====== the music in this show is iconic.. songs like " I dreamed a dream," "one day more," and "on my own"... it's one of those shows where you'll be singing the songs long after you leave the theater, right? ======= the show has been seen by more than 70 million people.. .in 44 countries..in 22 languages.. why do you think it still resonates with audiences 40 years after it premiered?
February 13, 2020 at 11:32 AM EST - Updated February 13 at 11:32 AM