The Laughing Man archiveFive years after the publication Les Miserables Victor Hugo began writing what one critic described as 'the maddest book in recognised literature'. The book was L'Homme Qui Rit - The Laughing Man.


Book by: Victor Hugo

Archive listings for The Laughing Man

Work type: Musical.


Chicken Shed's new musical version comes complete with a singing bear, a dancing corpse, a shipwreck, a frozen woman, a torture chamber, and the entire House of Lords behaving like football hooligans at the last Night of the Proms...but The Laughing Man is also a love story, with 20 new songs by [Jo Collins] and a book and lyrics by [Chris Bond] whose Sweeney Todd was made into a musical by [Stephen Sondheim].Company Chicken Shed Theatre Company. Director Chris Bond. Director Mary Ward. Design Ellen Cairns. Costume Ellen Cairns. Lighting Paul Knowles. Director Jo Collins (music). Choreographer Christine Niering. Performer George Costigan. Performer John Sargeant. Performer Geoffrey Boud. Performer Julia Nield. Performer Emily Gardner. Performer Michael Offei. Performer Joseph Morton. Performer Peter Dowse. Performer James Dunbar. Performer Lucia Bellini. Performer Anthony Adjekum. Performer Dan Waller. Performer Jelena Budimir.
14 May 01 to 2 Jun 01ChickenShed, Outer London :: V349
listing details L061944784
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