Complete casting has been announced for the U.S. national tour of the new 25th anniversary production of Les Misérables, which will make its U.S. premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, November 19-December 30. Laurence Connor and James Powell direct.

Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel of the same name, the show features music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer from the original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel and additional material by James Fenton.

As previously reported, the production will star Lawrence Clayton as Jean Valjean, Andrew Varela as Javert, Michael Kostroff as Thénardier, Shawna Hamic as Madame Thénardier, Betsy Morgan as Fantine, Jeremy Hays as Enjolras, Chasten Harmon as Eponine, Justin Scott Brown as Marius, and Jenny Latimer as Cosette. Katherine Forrester and Anastasia Danielle Korbal alternate in the role of Young Cosette. Lewis Grosso and Josh Caggiano alternate in the role of Gavroche. At certain performances, Ron Sharpe will play the role of Jean Valjean.

The ensemble will include Richard Todd Adams, Richard Barth, Cathryn Basile, Julie Benko, Cole Burden, Briana Carlson-Goodman, Casey Erin Clark, Jon Fletcher, Jason Forbach, Lucia Giannetta, Ian Patrick Gibb, Cooper Grodin, Ben Gunderson, Cornelia Luna, Benjamin Magnuson, Jason Ostrowski, John Rapson, Rachel Rincione, Heather Jane Rolff, Sarah Shahinian, Alan Shaw, Joseph Spieldenner, Joe Tokarz, Aliya Victoriya and Natalie Weiss.

The production is designed by Matt Kinley inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo with costumes by Andreane Neofitou and additional costumes by Christine Rowlands, lighting by Paule Constable and sound by Mick Potter.

Following the Paper Mill engagement, the tour will go on to play such cities as Philadelphia (January 4-16), Fort Lauderdale (January 18-30), Los Angeles (June 14-July 31), and more.

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