Cameron Mackintosh's London production of the international hit musical Les Misérables, which resumed performances at the Sondheim Theatre September 25, 2021, will welcome several new principal performers March 27.
Joining the company will be Josh Piterman (The Phantom of the Opera) as Jean Valjean, Stewart Clarke (Mandela) as Javert, Lucie Jones (Waitress) as Fantine, Claire Machin (Girls the Musical) as Madame Thénardier, and Harry Chandler as Enjolras.
They will join Gerard Carey as Thénardier, Robert Tripolino as Marius, Nathania Ong as Éponine, and Lulu-Mae Pears as Cosette.
The company is completed by Hazel Baldwin, Brad Barnley, Emma Barr, Will Barratt, Cameron Burt, Natalie Chua, Matthew Dale, Matt Dempsey, Bryony Duncan, Louis Emmanuel, Sophie-May Feek, Melad Hamidi, Harry Jack, Christopher Jacobsen, Will Jennings, Benjamin Karran, Yazmin King, Bart Lambert, Sarah Lark, Adam Robert Lewis, Georgie Lovatt, Ellie Ann Lowe, Donald Craig Manuel, Jodie Nolan, Sam Peggs, Jo Stephenson, Phoebe Williams, and Ollie Wray.
Dean Chisnall will return to the role of Jean Valjean for a limited run beginning February 28 and continuing through March 25.
This production officially opened January 16, 2020, following previews that began December 18, 2019.
Les Misérables 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, additional material by James Fenton, and an adaptation by Trevor Nunn and John Caird.
Directed by James Powell and Laurence Connor, the Cameron Mackintosh production also features orchestrations by Stephen Metcalfe, Christopher Jahnke, and Stephen Brooker with original orchestrations by John Cameron, designs 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, musical staging by Michael Ashcroft and Geoffrey Garratt, and music supervision by Stephen Brooker and Alfonso Casado Trigo.