You’ve asked for it, and here it is! Les Misérables is the inspirational, award winning musical that follows the life of Jean Valjean. Set during the French Revolution, Les Misérables is a story of redemption and grace. The winner of 8 Tony Awards, 8 Drama Desk Awards and 2 Laurence Oliver Awards, it went on to become one of the longest running shows in history. Facts & Figures Les Misérables has been translated into 21 different languages: Productions have played in 43 countries and over 300 cities: The production has played over 47,000 professional performances giving a total audience figure of more than 60 million people worldwide.