Recreating original West End/Broadway musical hit songs with amazing authenticity, Beyond the Barricade is made up of a cast of past principal performers from Les Misèrables in the West End and stops off to celebrate its 20th Anniversary Tour at Horsham’s Capitol Theatre.
This blockbusting two hour show, has delighted audiences throughout the UK, mainland Europe, Asia and New Zealand for nearly two decades and has established itself as the one of the nation’s favourite musical theatre concerts.
Beyond the Barricade, presents exciting concert portrayals of the greatest songs in musical theatre, all performed entirely live by some of the best musical performers working today, featuring songs from: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA // JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR // THE JERSEY BOYS // THE LION KING, BLOOD BROTHERS // MISS SAIGON // HAMILTON // and many others. Climaxing with a spectacular finale from, of course, LES MISĒRABLES!
Andy Reiss and David Fawcett devised ‘Beyond the Barricade’ after appearing in the Manchester and London casts of Les Misérables. David played the lead role of Jean Valjean in both the Manchester and London productions, and Andy played most of the male characters, including Enjolras and Valjean, and still remains the only person to take on the job of being the show’s Resident Director, and perform at the same time.
Joining Andy and David on stage are Katie Leeming and Poppy Tierney. Katie joined ‘Beyond the Barricade’ after playing the lead role of Eponine in the West End production of Les Misèrables. Katie also appeared with the Les Misèrables cast on the televised Classical Brits awards and the Royal Variety Show, as well as an ensemble vocalist in the Les Misèrables movie. Poppy played Cosette in Les Misèrables on the UK Tour and in the West End, and also played leading roles in Evita, The Witches of Eastwick, and Miss Saigon. She recently appeared in the new Abba film, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again.
Andy, David, Katie and Poppy also featured in the LES MISĒRABLES 25th Anniversary Concert, staged at the O2 Arena, London. They are joined on stage with their own ensemble of talented musicians.
“A must-see show for musical fans” Portsmouth News
Performance: Friday 14 June, 7.30pm, The Capitol Theatre, Horsham. Tickets: Available from The Capitol Box Office 01403-750220 or online: www.thecapitolhorsham.com