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The Braille Legacy Tickets

Charing Cross Theatre

Acclaimed director Thom Southerland has brought the world premiere of The Braille Legacy to the Charing Cross Theatre with performances having begun on 10th April 2017 and running until 24th June 2017.

The Braille Legacy has arrived at the Charing Cross Theatre for the world premiere of the new musical about Louis Braille by Thom Southerland, which ran till 24th June 2017.

The show tells the true story of Louis Braille, following his inspirational and thrilling story from a young blind boy who dreamt of having the same opportunities as everyone else in life, before becoming an iconic figure who managed to revolutionize the lives of millions of blind people around the global.

As an intelligent young with an incredible dream, Louis Braille arrived in Paris, a city where the blind were victims of incredible discrimination. After joining the Royal Institute of Blind Youth hoping for the same chance in life as everyone else as well as his own independence, he soon finds that things are not always what they seem.

With bravery and determination, he soon stumbles on a revolutionary idea that will change the world forever and establish his legacy.

It was then, two hundred years ago that Louis Braille changed the lives of countless generations of blind people by creating the versatile system of the Braille communication system, helping to introduce literacy, culture and knowledge to those who were otherwise trapped.

The Braille Legacy stars the Olivier Award nominated Jerome Pradon, who is best known for his roles as Javert in Les Miserables, Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings and Chris in Miss Saigon.

The Braille Legacy was originally written by Sebastien Lancrenon with music by Jean-Baptiste Saudray, with an English language translation by Ranjit Bolt.

A truly incredible story in a beautiful and touching musical, The Braille Legacy ran at the Charing Cross theatre till 24th June 2017.

Sorry this show closed 24 June 2017, we recommend these similar productions.

Les Miserables
The Lion King
Performance dates:
23 Jun 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
Running time:
2 hours.
Age recommendation:
Suitable for ages 5+
Audience Notes:
Perfect for those who enjoy touching and heartfelt musicals that have more of an off-West End feel than most of London's offerings, The Braille Legacy is Thom Southerland's latest production as artistic director of the Charing Cross Theatre following the huge successes of Titanic and Ragtime.

The Braille Legacy Reviews

30 Reviews
  • 5 Stars63%
  • 4 Stars17%
  • 3 Stars17%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Stars0%

User Reviews

I saw The Braille Legacy on the 3rd June 2017 at The Charing Cross Theatre. Having never been to this theatre I was really impressed. The seats were comfortable, view was great and the overhead noise of the trains was actually less noticeable than th Read more

Performance date: 05 June 2017

The Braille Legacy was an ‘ok’ musical. The songs were a bit forgetful however they were sung beautifully and with lots of passion. I guess it’s a bit of a strange and indeed hard subject matter to make a musical out of it, but the writers and Read more

Performance date: 24 June 2017

The story of the struggles of the early life of Louis Braille and how he improved peoples lives. The music was dramatic and the acting was excellent especially Jack Wolfe and Jason Broderick. The second act was very short and I felt they could expan Read more

Performance date: 26 April 2017
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