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 Miserables in the West End.
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 Miserables!
Andy Reiss and David Fawcett, devised the show 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 is Katie Leeming and Poppy Tierney. Katie joined Beyond the Barricade after playing the lead role of Eponine in the West End production of Les Miserables. Katie also appeared with the Les Miserables cast on the televised Classical Brits awards and the Royal Variety Show, as well as an ensemble vocalist in the Les Miserables movie. Poppy played Cosette in Les Miserables 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 MISERABLES 25th Anniversary Concert, staged at the O2 Arena, London. They are joined on stage with their own ensemble of talented musicians.
Performance: Wednesday 20 November, 7.30pm, The Hawth Crawley. Tickets: £26.50, available from The Hawth Box Office: 01293 553636 and online: www.hawth.co.uk