Killian Donnelly will be Jean Valjean in the U.K. and Ireland tour.
Olivier Award nominee Killian Donnelly, who joined the London company of Les Misérables in 2008 as a swing and returned to the production in 2017 as Jean Valjean, will play Valjean in the upcoming U.K. and Ireland tour of the international hit musical.
The previously reported Donnelly will be joined by the newly announced Nic Greenshields as Javert, Katie Hall as Fantine, Martin Ball as Thénardier, Sophie-Louise Dann as Madame Thénardier, Harry Apps as Marius, Tegan Bannister as Eponine, Will Richardson as Enjolras, and Bronwen Hanson as Cosette.
Completing the cast are Joseph Anthony, Helen Aylott, Jamie Birkett, Keoni Blockx, Michael Burgen, Nicholas Carter, Mary-Jean Caldwell, Danny Colligan, Nicholas Corre, Megan Gardiner, Zac Hamilton, Jessie Hart, Teleri Hughes, Brian James Leys, Ruby Lyon, Leo Miles, Shane O’Riordan, Lee Ormsby, Jordan Simon Pollard, Corrine Priest, Aaron Pryce-Lewis, Janne Snellen, Ruben Van keer, and Emma Warren.
The upcoming tour will launch November 3 at the Curve in Leicester. Click here for current tour dates.
The international hit has music by Schönberg, lyrics by Kretzmer, and original French text by Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, additional material by James Fenton, and original adaptation by Trevor Nunn and John Caird. The original orchestrations are by John Cameron with new orchestrations by Christopher Jahnke, Stephen Metcalfe, and Stephen Brooker.
The production is directed by Laurence Connor and James Powell, designed by Matt Kinley (inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo), with costumes by Andreane Neofitou and Christine Rowland, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Mick Potter, musical staging by Michael Ashcroft and Geoffrey Garratt, projections by Fifty-Nine Productions, and music supervision by Stephen Brooker and Graham Hurman.
The London production continues at the Queen’s Theatre, where it is currently booking until March 2019.
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