The producer, whose sell-out reveals embody Hamilton and Mary Poppins, mentioned Saturdays efficiency was one in every of “essentially the most thrilling and emotional” experiences of his profession.
He mentioned: “What was superb is that for that group of people that had not labored for 9 months, aside from a costume rehearsal the night time earlier than, to return collectively I used to be amazed they managed to make it not solely a beautiful event for the theatre but additionally it was a exceptional efficiency of Les Miserables as properly and I believe we have been all overwhelmed.
“I’ve by no means identified a present the place so many numbers stopped the present in a single night.
“Everybody, together with the viewers, have been saying that is simply what we’ve missed a lot and to do one thing on this scale within the West Finish simply reveals there’s a great viewers ready to return again.”
Sir Cameron admitted placing on the present was “a logistics nightmare” which concerned utilizing the Gielgud theatre for further backstage area and even urgent its stage into use as a inexperienced room for the solid.
However he mentioned the method of getting the viewers into the constructing safely was “remarkably easy” and that he hoped the present 50% cap on viewers numbers could be lifted “sooner somewhat than later”.
He mentioned his present was almost offered out by means of to February and he had heard “very promising” stories of gross sales for different West Finish reveals together with The Comeback – a brand new comedy placed on by Harry Potter producer Sonia Friedman.
He mentioned: “I believe the general public is there and I believe the general public perceive the efforts we’re making to maintain them secure.”