Lauren Kennedy will be the next Fantine to love, yearn, struggle, fall and die in Broadway's Les Misérables, beginning Nov. 4, a spokesman confirmed.
Kennedy's credits include playing the standby for Daisy in Broadway's Side Show and for the world premiere of The Last Five Years in Skokie, IL. She is currently working on a solo album of songs by Jason Robert Brown. She played Nellie Forbush in the Royal National Theatre's staging of South Pacific in London.
Les Miz plays at the Imperial Theatre.