The BP Marionettes’ 2015 season launches with May re-staging of Les Miz!


Next month, the BP Marionettes kick off our busy 2015 season with a re-staging of our critically acclaimed production of Les Misérables at the Queen’s Hall. Running for just three nights, the production coincides with worldwide commemorations of the 30th anniversary of  “the world’s favourite musical”; Les Miz opened in London in 1985.

Les Miz returns for three nights only

After months of attempting to secure performance space following the overwhelming response to our original run last July, the Marionettes’ Les Miz returns to Queen’s Hall for three shows only, Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th May. With a cast and crew of nearly 200 (including two visiting string players from the US, one of whom played for Les Miz on Broadway), patrons are advised that no extensions or television broadcasts are possible. [Continue reading...]

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Marionettes Christmas Peace 2014

It feels like just the other day we were premiering our sold-out performances of Christmas Peace at Queen’s Hall! All proceeds go to the Marionettes Property Fund. For those who missed it or would like to enjoy the concert all over again, we’re pleased to announce that it will be on television (and online via livestream) [...]

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This 4-7 December, celebrate Christmas Peace with the Marionettes

The curtain call at the Marionettes' "A Christmas Jubilee" in December, 2013. Photo: Butch & Allan Limchoy

Where on earth has the time gone? Wasn’t it just the beginning of 2014? Now not only is 2015 ’round the corner…but it’s time for Christmas with the Marionettes 2014: Christmas Peace! Tickets Early ticket bookings for this anticipated concert event have already started coming in, and there are special early bird discounts** on tickets [...]

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Les Miz Review by Eden Shand: Do you hear the people sing?

Marionettes Les Miserables One Day More

The Marionettes Chorale production of Les Miserables ended its run at Queen’s Hall last Sunday night to a deservedly standing ovation, in recognition of the superb handling of an outstanding theatrical property. It is outstanding, not so much because of the storyline of Victor Hugo’s novel about the struggle of the French post-revolutionary rebellious youth [...]

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Review: “Les Misérables” makes its debut at Queen’s Hall (Trinidad Express)

Enjolras at the Barricades in the Marionettes Chorale's production of "Les Misérables" at Queen's Hall. Photo courtesy Maria Nunes.

Les Miserables is undisputedly one of the greatest novels of all times and its author Victor Hugo had said of it, “I don’t know whether it will be read by everyone, but it is meant for everyone. Social problems go beyond frontiers. Humankind’s wounds, those huge sores that litter the world, do not stop at [...]

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Q&A with director Caroline Taylor and some of the Les Miz team

Caroline and Gretta Taylor share exchange commentary during a "Les Misérables" rehearsal, while Joanne Mendes consults with the orchestra in the foreground.

Janine Charles-Farray of the Sunday Arts section of the Trinidad Guardian did a Q&A with director Caroline Taylor, musical director Gretta Taylor, and some members of the cast. A link to the final article is below.   Janine Charles-Farray: What was your first reaction when the decision was made to do Les Mis next? Caroline [...]

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Les Misérables is almost here!

Marionettes Les Miserables Flyer

We’ve created a special section of our website for our July 13–20 run of Les Misérables at Queen’s Hall! Click here to explore! It’s been a hectic few months as we get ready to stage the Caribbean premiere of Les Misérables. Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI), the production features a lead [...]

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