Broadway's Les Misérables Announces Child Cast Members
Five young actors will fill the roles of Gavroche, Little Cosette, and Young Éponine.
Child actors Joshua Colley (Newsies), Mia Sinclair Jenness (The Sound of Music Live!), Gaten Matarazzo (Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Angeli Negron (Broadway debut), and Mckayla Twiggs (Once) have been announced to complete the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Les Misérables.
Colley and Matarazzo will rotate in the role of Gavroche, Negron and Twiggs will rotate as Little Cosette and Young Éponine, and Jenness will be a part of the ensemble and understudy the young female roles.
Featured in the adult company are Ramin Karimloo (Jean Valjean), Will Swenson (Javert), Caissie Levy (Fantine), Nikki M. James (Éponine), Andy Mientus (Marius), Charlotte Maltby (Cosette), Kyle Scatliffe (Enjolras), Cliff Saunders (Thénardier), and Keala Settle (Madame Thénardier). The ensemble will be made up of Erin Clemons, Emily Cramer, Natalie Charle Ellis, Jason Forbach, Heidi Giberson, Nathaniel Hackmann, Andrew Kober, Chris McCarrell, Melissa Mitchell, Dennis Moench, Adam Monley, Betsy Morgan, Melissa O'Neil, Max Quinlan, John Rapson, Terance Reddick, Arbender Robinson, Christianne Tisdale, and Aaron Walpole. The swings are Cathryn Basile, John Brink, Ben Gunderson, Rachel Rincione, and Weston Wells Olson.
This newly imagined production of Les Mis, which has played internationally in countries such as France, Spain, and Japan, is set to begin performances Saturday, March 1, in advance of a Sunday, March 23 opening at the Imperial Theatre. It is directed by Laurence Connor and James Powell and features scenic design inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo by Matt Kinley, costumes by Adreane Neofitu, additional costumes by Christine Rowlands, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Mick Potter, and projections by Fifty-Nine Productions. The original orchestrations are by John Cameron with new orchestrations by Christopher Jahnke and additional orchestrations by Stephen Metcalfe and Stephen Brooker.
Les Misérables is based on Victor Hugo's classic novel of the same name as well as original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, an original adaptation by Trevor Nunn and John Caird, and additional material by James Fenton.
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