Two Revolutionaries Will Graduate to Marius in Les Misérables While Andy Mientus Films "The Flash"

News   Two Revolutionaries Will Graduate to Marius in Les Misérables While Andy Mientus Films "The Flash"
 
Chris McCarrell and Matt Rosell, two revolutionaries in the 2014 Broadway revival of Les Misérables, will graduate to the role of Marius while Andy Mientus is on a filming hiatus, a representative for the production confirmed to Playbill.com. 

Chris McCarrell
Chris McCarrell

As previously reported, Mientus will play a hearing impaired and openly gay DC Comics villain Pied Piper, also known as Hartley Rathaway, on CW's "The Flash." He will be out of Les Miz through Nov. 19. 

McCarrell will take over Marius Oct. 23-Nov. 2 with Rosell as Marius Nov. 4-18.

The cast of Les Miz features Ramin Karimloo as Jean Valjean, Caissie Levy as Fantine, Nikki M. James as Eponine, Samantha Hill as Cosette, Cliff Saunders as Thenardier and Keala Settle as Madame Thenardier.

Jason Forbach, who performed as Enjolras in the 25th anniversary national tour production of Les Miz — and who originated the role of Feuilly in the current revival — began performances Oct. 13 as Enjolras. Kyle Scatliffe is on vocal rest through Dec. 2.

This reimagined production opened on Broadway March 23. Read critics' reviews here. Les Miz is written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg and is based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It has music by Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and original French text by Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, original adaption by Trevor Nunn and John Caird and additional material by James Fenton. The original orchestrations are by John Cameron with new orchestrations by Christopher Jahnke, Stephen Metcalfe and Stephen Brooker.

The new production is directed by Laurence Connor and James Powell, with set and image design by Matt Kinley inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, costumes by Andreane Neofitou and Christine Rowland, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Mick Potter and projections realized by Fifty-Nine Productions. Musical staging is by Michael Ashcroft and Geoffrey Garratt. Musical supervision is by Stephen Brooker and musical direction by James Lowe.

Visit LesMiz.com/Broadway.

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