In 19th century France, Jean Valjean is released from 19 years of unjust imprisonment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a life-long struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert.
Bates has previously helmed productions including Miss Saigon, The Phantom of the Opera and Sister Act for the society, that have achieved outstanding critical and box office success.
Warren has been involved in the Performing Arts and Entertainment industry for over 25 years. His many credits include being Company Manager of The Australian Ballet for tours of Australia and throughout the world; Company Manager for the Australian and South East Asian tour of The New Rocky Horror Show starring Craig McLauglin and Gina Riley :Associate Producer for the Australian tour of A Tribute to the Blues Brothers starring Russell Crowe and General Manager for Paul Dainty Productions, the promoter responsible for bringing ‘down under’ international acts like Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd including the stage shows, ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘Jersey Boys’ and ‘Hairspray’.