The cast of the upcoming national tour of Les Misérables met the press September 6 at New 42nd Street Studios, where they offered a taste of what audiences across the country can expect. Watch the company perform the Act I finale “One Day More” above.
The 25th anniversary production returns to the road beginning September 21 at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Rhode Island.
Watch additional performances from the press event below.
Phoenix Best (Eponine): “On My Own”
Nick Cartell (Jean Valjean): “Bring Him Home”
In addition to Best and Cartell, the tour cast includes Josh Davis as Javert, Melissa Mitchell as Fantine, Matt Shingledecker as Enjolras, Joshua Grosso as Marius, Jillian Butle as Cosette, J Anthony Crane as Thénardier, and Allison Guinn as Madame Thénardier.
Child actors Zoe Glick and Sophie Knapp will alternate the roles of Little Cosette and Young Eponine, while Jordan Cole and Julian Emile Lerner will share the role of Gavroche.
Rounding out the company are ensemble members John Ambrosino, Robert Ariza, Daniel Berryman, Felipe Barbosa Bombonato, Gabriel Sidney Brown, Brittany Campbell, Julie Cardia, Sarah Cetrulo, Amelia Cormack, Steve Czarnecki, Julia Rose Di Piazza, Nicholas Edwards, Caitlin Finnie, Michelle Beth Herman, Monté J. Howell, Andrew Love, Maggie Elizabeth May, Matt Moisey, Mary Kate Moore, Talia Simone Robinson, Mike Schwitter, Liz Shivener, Brett Stoelker, Kyle Timson, and Christopher Viljoen.
Directed by Laurence Connor and James Powell, the production of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil’s musical began in 2009 as a 25th anniversary staging in the U.K. before playing myriad locations around the world and touring the U.S. Following a two-year tour and a five-month engagement in Toronto, the production opened in March 2014 at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre, where it ran for over 1,000 performances.
For additional tour engagements and more information, visit LesMiz.com.