Beginning in January 2013, the legendary musical LES MISÉRABLES will undergo major cast changes. From Monday 14 January – Saturday 15 June 2013 CELINDE SCHOENMAKER will make her West End debut in the role of ‘Fantine’, having recently graduated from Fontys Conservatoire Tilburg in The Netherlands.
Joining Celinde from Monday 28 January – Saturday 15 June 2013, there will an additional three new cast members:
The role of ‘Madame Thénardier’ will be played by VICKY ENTWISTLE. Vicky is perhaps best known for playing ‘Janice Battersby’ in ITV’s long-running soap opera “Coronation Street”, a role she played for 13 years. Vicky’s recent stage credits include ‘Mrs Baldry’ in the 2012 tour of “Funny Peculiar” and ‘Woman 3’ in the UK tour of “The Vagina Monologues”, as well as starring as the ‘Wicked Queen’ in “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves” at the Blackpool Grand Theatre.
JAMIE WARD will play ‘Marius’. His recent theatre credits include a workshop of ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ starring Cate Blanchett with the Sydney Theatre Company, ‘Young Zhivago’ in the World Premiere of “Doctor Zhivago” at the Lyric Theatre, Sydney and ‘Hanschen’ in the Australian Premiere of “Spring Awakening” with the Sydney Theatre Company.
CHRISTOPHER JACOBSEN will play ‘Enjolras’. No stranger to LES MISÉRABLES, Christopher played ‘Jean Valjean’ in the New 25th Anniversary Production of LES MISÉRABLES on tour, and more recently playing alternate ‘Jean Valjean’ at the Queen’s Theatre. Other theatre credits include ‘Tony Canolino’ in “Master Class” at Theatre Royal Bath.
Gerónimo Rauch will continue to star as ‘Jean Valjean’, Tam Mutu as ‘Javert’, Danielle Hope as ‘Eponine’, Samantha Dorsey as ‘Cosette’ and Cameron Blakely as ‘Monsieur Thenardier’.
Following the realease of highly anticipated film version of LES MISÉRABLES in December 2012 - starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, Aaron Tveit and Samantha Barks - don't miss your chance to see the production live on the West End where it all began. Currently playing at the Queen’s Theatre, book your LES MISÉRABLES tickets today!