Craig Schulman, Chuck Wagner, Lauren Kennedy Will Star in Les Misérables for North Carolina Theatre

Les Misérables veterans Craig Schulman, Chuck Wagner, Lauren Kennedy and her daughter, newcomer Riley Campbell, will star in the North Carolina Theatre production of the Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg musical in early 2014.

Lauren Kennedy
Lauren Kennedy

Schulman will appear as Valjean, with Wagner ( Into the Woods) as Javert and Kennedy ( Sunset Boulevard) as Fantine. Kennedy's daughter Riley will make her professional debut in the production as Fantine's child, Cosette.

All three adult principal actors appeared in the Broadway cast of Les Misérables.

Running Feb. 11-23, 2014, at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, Les Misérables will be directed by Dave Clemmons. Musical direction is by Edward G. Robinson. Actress Kennedy also serves as the artistic director at Theatre Raleigh.

Also featured are English Bernhardt as Eponine, Julie Benko as Cosette, Alison Cimmet as Mme. Thenardier, Charlie Brady as Enjolras, Bruce Landry as Marius, Dirk Lumbard as Thenardier and Reed Shannon as Gavroche.

The cast is completed by Whit Baldwin, Nick DeVito, Karrah Diane Fleshman, Justin Gaab, Lisa Jolley, Max Korn, Colin Liander, Katie Lynch, Christopher Manley, Wesley Miller, Ian Parmenter, Morgan Parpan, Joe Spieldenner, Jeffrey Scott Stevens, Joe Torello, Meagan Mackenzie Chieppor, Trey Fitts, Morgan Goodman, Carly Grissom, Kendelly McCarthy, Ahmad Ratliff, Lydia Tart, Collin A. Yates, Adele Baldina, Addie Ruth Fornes, Joseph Gaitens and Caroline Lipson.

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