The greatest musical evar. Which is NOT SET DURING THE French Revolution, but the Paris student uprisings of the 1830s. Oy.
Going to see Les Misérables this weekend -- YAY
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A novel written by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that has film and musical adaptations.
Consisting of 5 parts, all of which are set in different times, the novel can be considered as 5 volumes rather than the 1 book.

The most well known and regarded part is set in June 1832 and based loosely around the June rebellion. Important characters and dates in this section are accurate as Victor Hugo (the author) was present for part of said rebellion.
Les Misérables also happens to be the best selling musical of all time. It was first opened and performed in English on the 8th of October, 1985 by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The film was released in 2012.
Les Misérables is amazing but the film casting, as well as the casting in previous musical productions, has sparked conflict within fans. Fans of the novel are often not fond of the musical as it is inaccurate,
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1. The world's most popular musical. Set around the time of the French revolution, it is based on a novel by Victor Hugo.

2. A novel by Victor Hugo.

3. Several movies, including one with Geoffry Rush, Liam Neeson, and Claire Daines.
To love another person is to see the face of God.-Les Misérables
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The best show in teh world which was performed by Dundee Schools Music Theatre on 26th - 29th August 2003
Weren't they as good as broadway
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