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Broadway's Les Misérables Welcomes Five New Children to the Company

Meet the new Gavroches and Eponines of the classic musical at the Imperial Theatre.

Lilyna Cornell and Eleanor Koski are two of the new children in the Broadway company of Les Misérables.
Lilyana Cornell and Eleanor Koski have taken their spots in the new roster of child roles in Broadway's Les Misérables.

Broadway's Les Misérables will welcome several new children to the cast beginning Tuesday, March 3, at the Imperial Theatre.

Joining the cast are Fabi Aguirre (Little Cosette/Young Eponine), Sam Chuck (Petit Gervais/Gavroche), Lilyana Cornell (Little Cosette/Young Eponine), Eleanor Koski (Ensemble), and Athan Sporek (Petit Gervais/Gavroche). They take over their roles from Gaten Matarazzo (Petit Gervais/Gavroche), Joshua Colley (Petit Gervais/Gavroche), Angeli Negron (Little Cosette/Young Eponine), McKayla Twiggs (Little Cosette/Young Eponine), and Lilyana Cornell (Ensemble).

They will join fellow incoming cast members Gavin Lee as Thénardier, Erika Henningsen as Fantine, Rachel Izen as Madame Thénardier, Brennyn Lark as Eponine, Chris McCarrell as Marius, and Wallace Smith as Enjolras. Ramin Karimloo, Will Swenson, and Samantha Hill continue in the roles of Jean Valjean, Javert, and Cosette, respectively.

Featuring songs by Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schoenberg, and Herbert Kretzmer, 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. This newly imagined production, which has played internationally in countries such as France, Spain, and Japan, began performances March 1, 2014, and opened on March 23.

The production 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.

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