Full Casting Announced for Cameron Mackintosh's Record-Breaking Tour of Les Miserables
Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce full casting for his acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg’s “LES MISÉRABLES” as the UK and Ireland tour reopens at Glasgow Theatre Royal on 23 November 2021 where it will run until 31 December 2021. Full listings below.
Joining the previously announced Dean Chisnallas ‘Jean Valjean’, Nic Greenshields as ‘Javert’ and Katie Hallas ‘Fantine’ will beIan Hughes as ‘Thénardier’, Will Callan as ‘Marius’, Nathania Ong as ‘Eponine’, Helen Walsh as ‘Madame Thénardier’, Barnaby Hughes as ‘Enjolras’ and Paige Blankson as ‘Cosette’. Biographies and headshots on https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nzw73dbhnoydr9v/AAA91Ahc-O1u4BCi4G8Wa5aIa?dl=0
The cast is completed by George Arvidson, Aidan Banyard, Will Barratt, Adam Boardman,Rebecca Bolton, Emily Olive Boyd, Olivia Brereton, Earl Carpenter, Harry Chandler, Rebecca Ferrin, Aimee Good, Steven Hall, Jenna Innes, Tessa Kadler, Damien Kneale, Caleb Lagayan, Abel Law, Joseph McDonnell, Zabrina Norry, Emily Owens, Jordan Simon Pollard, JamiePritchard, Dean Read and Rebecca Ridout.
Since Cameron Mackintosh first conceived this acclaimed new production of LES MISÉRABLES in 2009 to celebrate the show’s 25th anniversary it has taken the world by storm continuing to enjoy record-breaking runs in countries including North America, Australia, Japan, Korea,France and Spain.
‘This reborn dream of a production looks and sounds fresher than ever. Sendsshivers of excitement racing down the spine-You emerge feeling stirred and exhilarated’ Daily Telegraph
‘A production of awesome power and mind-blowing restaging’ Irish Times
‘ LesMiserablesis arguably, the greatest musical of all time” Edinburgh Evening News
‘A thrilling inspiration’ The Guardian
‘Packs an almighty punch andbrings audiences to their feet every night’ The Independent
‘A five-star hit–Astonishingly powerful’ The Times
‘The mighty Les Mis is still revolutionary. This new staging of one of the world’s longest-running musicals remains fit to burst the seams of the mightiest of stages’ Daily Mail
Boublil and Schönberg’s magnificent iconic score of LES MISÉRABLES includes the classic songs, I Dreamed a Dream, On My Own, Stars, Bring Him Home, Do You Hear the People Sing?, One Day More, Empty Chairs at Empty Tables, Master Of The House and many more. Several of its songs have become real life anthems of revolution wherever in the world people are fighting for their freedom. Seen by over 120 million people worldwide in 52 countries and in 22 languages, LES MISÉRABLES is undisputedly one of the world’s most popular and contemporary musicals.
Cameron Mackintosh’s production of LES MISÉRABLES is written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg and is based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, additional material by James Fenton and adaptation by Trevor Nunn and JohnCaird. Orchestrations are by Stephen Metcalfe, Christopher Jahnke and Stephen Brookerwith original orchestrations by John Cameron. The production is directed by James Powelland Laurence Connor, designed by Matt Kinley inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo with costumes by Andreane Neofitou and Christine Rowland, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Mick Potter, musical staging by Michael Ashcroft and Geoffrey Garratt, and music supervision by Stephen Brooker and Alfonso Casado Trigo