Channel Thirteen to Re-Air Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert
Channel Thirteen will air a special rebroadcast of London's famed Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert this Sunday, June 14, at 7pm. The concert, which celebrated the 25th anniversary of the musical's original London production, took place on October 3, 2010, at the O2 Arena and starred Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean. Boe will reprise the role on Broadway beginning September 1 after Tony nominee Ramin Karimloo departs the production on August 30.
The concert also stars Broadway veterans Norm Lewis as Javert, Lea Salonga as Fantine, Ramin Karimloo as Enjolras, and Nick Jonas as Marius. Samantha Barks, who costarred in the film version of Les Misérables, plays Eponine, Katie Hall performs the role of Cosette, and Matt Lucas and Jenny Galloway play the Thénardiers. Earl Carpenter, currently starring as Javert on Broadway, also appears in the role of the Bishop of Digne. The concert’s encore features Boe and three Valjean alumni: Colm Wilkinson, Simon Bowman, and John Owen-Jones.
The current Broadway cast of Les Misérables features Tony Award nominee Ramin Karimloo as Jean Valjean, Earl Carpenter as Javert, Tony Award and Olivier Award nominee Gavin Lee as Thénardier, Erika Henningsen as Fantine, Samantha Hill as Cosette, Rachel Izen as Madame Thénardier, Brennyn Lark as Eponine, Chris McCarrell as Marius, and Wallace Smith as Enjolras.
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