PHOTO CALL: Les Miz As You've Never Seen It Before! Nehal Joshi and Edward Watts Star in Immersive, Multi-Racial, Modern-Dress Production
14 Jul 2014
Director Liesl Tommy brings a new, modern-dress, immersive production of the hit international musical Les Misérables to the Dallas Theater Center beginning June 27. A host of Broadway actors, including Nehal Joshi as Jean Valjean and Justin Keyes as Marius, are part of the multi-racial contemporary staging.
Dallas Theater Center artistic director Kevin Moriarty said in a previous statement, "We are thrilled that Dallas Theater Center is bringing the moving story and passion-filled music of Les Misérables to the stage in the first production by a professional theater company in North Texas."
The cast also includes Allison Blackwell as Fantine; Edward Watts as Javert; John Campione as Enjolras; Dorcas Leung as Cossette; Elizabeth Judd as Eponine; Christia Mantzke as Madame Thenardier; Hassan El-Amin as the Bishop; Steven Michael Walters as Thenardier; as well as Daniel Duque-Estrada, Alex Organ, Christie Vela, Kyle Anderson, Feleceia Benton, Jonathan Bragg, Christopher Deaton, Lillian De Leon, Traci Lee, Laura Lites, Morgan Mason, Brandon Nase, Seth Womack, Mark Hancock, Spencer Sloan, Jemma Kosane, Lama Salinas, Abby Chapman and Libby Roy.
The creative team includes Christopher Windom (choreography), Sinai Tabak (musical direction), John Coyne (scenic design), Jacob Climer (costume design), Colin Bills (lighting design) and Ray Nardelli (sound design).
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!