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Casting for Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables , has been announced.

Celebrated tour alums Nick Cartell and Preston Truman Boyd will return to the barricades to portray the fugitive ‘Jean Valjean’ and ‘Inspector Javert,’ respectively. They are joined by Matt Crowle as ‘Thénardier,’ Christina Rose Hall as ‘Madame Thénardier,’ Haley Dortch as ‘Fantine,’ Devin Archer as ‘Enjolras,’ Christine Heesun Hwang as ‘Éponine,’ Gregory Lee Rodriguez as ‘Marius’ and Addie Morales as ‘Cosette.’ Cora Jane Messer and Hazel Vogel alternate in the role of ‘Little Cosette/Young Éponine.’ Harrison Fox and Gabriel Lafazan alternate in the role of ‘Gavroche.’

The new touring ensemble includes Kyle Adams, Daniel Gerard Bittner, Ciaran Bowling, Jenna Burns, Ben Cherington, Steve Czarnecki, Kelsey Denae, Arianne DiCerbo, Genevieve Ellis, Randy Jeter, Daelynn Carter Jorif, Olivia J. Lu, Eden Mau, Andrew Marks Maughan, Benjamin H. Moore, Nicole Morris, Ashley Dawn Mortensen, Julia Ellen Richardson, Ethan Rogers, Christopher Robin Sapp, Emily Somé, Christopher James Tamayo, Kyle Timson, J.T. Wood and David Young.

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Cameron Mackintosh said, “The phenomenon of Les Misérables never fails to astound me. No show in history has been able to continually reinvent itself and remain a contemporary musical attracting new generations of brilliant new talent, many of whom go on to international stardom. No show in the world has ever demonstrated the survival of the human spirit better than Les Miz, and it’s time to let the people sing again. We are all thrilled to be Bringing Her Home to you.”

The show will relaunch its record-breaking tour of North America in October 2022 at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, OH and will play more than 60 week-long and multi-week engagements through the next two years and beyond. To see the current route, visit LesMis.com , or click here .

Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. This epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.

Boublil & Schönberg’s magnificent score of Les Misérables includes the classic songs “I Dreamed a Dream,” “On My Own,” “Bring Him Home,” “Do You Hear The People Sing?,” “One Day More,” “Master of the House” and many more. Seen by over 130 million people worldwide in 53 countries and 22 languages, LES MISÉRABLES is undisputedly still one of the world’s most popular musicals.

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Nick Cartell & Preston Truman Boyd to Return to the National Tour of Les Misérables

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony-winning musical Les Misérables has been announced. The show will relaunch its national tour this October at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, Ohio and will play more than 60 week-long and multi-week engagements through the next several years.

Nick Cartell and Preston Truman Boyd will return to portray Jean Valjean and Inspector Javert. They are joined by Matt Crowle as Thénardier, Christina Rose Hall as Madame Thénardier, Haley Dortch as Fantine, Devin Archer as Enjolras, Christine Heesun Hwang as Éponine, Gregory Lee Rodriguez as Marius and Addie Morales as Cosette. Cora Jane Messer and Hazel Vogel alternate in the role of Little Cosette/Young Éponine. Harrison Fox and Gabriel Lafazan alternate in the role of Gavroche.

The new touring ensemble includes Kyle Adams, Daniel Gerard Bittner, Ciaran Bowling, Jenna Burns, Ben Cherington, Steve Czarnecki, Kelsey Denae, Arianne DiCerbo, Genevieve Ellis, Randy Jeter, Daelynn Carter Jorif, Olivia J. Lu, Eden Mau, Andrew Marks Maughan, Benjamin H. Moore, Nicole Morris, Ashley Dawn Mortensen, Julia Ellen Richardson, Ethan Rogers, Christopher Robin Sapp, Emily Somé, Christopher James Tamayo, Kyle Timson, J.T. Wood and David Young.

Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption—a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. This epic story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Boublil and Schönberg’s score includes the songs “I Dreamed a Dream,” “On My Own,” “Bring Him Home,” “Do You Hear The People Sing?,” “One Day More,” “Master of the House” and many more.

"No show in the world has ever demonstrated the survival of the human spirit better than Les Miz , and it's time to let the people sing again," Mackintosh said. "We are all thrilled to be bringing her home to you."

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Nick Cartell stars at Jean Valjean in the North American tour of "Les Miserables," playing at the KeyBank State Theatre in Playhouse Square Oct. 7-30.

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- When the producers of “Les Miserables” were looking for a city to relaunch the North American tour of the iconic musical, they decided on a place where the show has been 11 times before.

Cleveland’s Playhouse Square.

“Being the first city to put this blockbuster musical back on the road is a testament to the passion, dedication and size of our Broadway audiences in Cleveland,” says Playhouse Square President and CEO Gina Vernaci. “We are thrilled to be working once again with Cameron Mackintosh and his brilliant team.”

Now after a two-and-a-half year hiatus due to the pandemic and six weeks of rehearsals, the cast and crew are ready for the curtain to finally rise. Performances start at the KeyBank State Theatre on Friday with opening night set for Oct. 12.

“I am so eager. I think that the entire company is so eager to get back on stage,” says Nick Cartell, who plays the lead, Jean Valjean, in the show, which kicks off the KeyBank Broadway Series and runs through Oct. 30.

Created by Mackintosh in 1985 and restaged into its current form for its 25th anniversary in 2009, the show is one of the most beloved musicals of all time. Based on Victor Hugo’s epic novel and powered by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s sweeping score, Les Miz has been seen by 130 million people worldwide. Set in 19th-century France, the narrative is centered around Valjean as he looks to start a new life after spending 19 years in prison for stealing a loaf of bread.

“It’s the story, it’s the music. It’s a show that really touches people’s hearts, especially after what the world has gone through over the last couple of years with this pandemic,” says Cartell. “If there is a show that truly speaks to this kind of survival of the human spirit, it’s Les Miz.”

But it’s the characters that Valjean encounters and the diverse cast of actors who play them that keep the show relevant, too.

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Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg’s "Les Miserables" opens the 2022-23 KeyBank Broadway Series at Playhouse Square. The musical runs Oct. 7-30 at the KeyBank State Theatre.

There’s Fantine (Haley Dortch), a poor, single-mother desperate to provide for her child; Cosette (Addie Morales) and Marius (Gregory Lee Rodriguez), a young couple who finds love in a hopeless place; Eponine (Christine Heesun Hwang) and Enjolras (Devin Archer), revolutionaries determined to change their circumstances; and Javert (Preston Truman Boyd), the police inspector whose pursuit of Valjean is guided by his devotion to the rule of law over compassion.

“You see characters that are fighting for a better world and audiences connect with that,” Cartell says. “It’s so thrilling to see a younger cast really embrace this musical and take it on and fill it with their own emotions and their own feelings.”

The actor says the cast refers to Hugo’s rich text as a bible, an invaluable resource that informs their performances and helps bring the characters to life.

“I really like how our directors Laurence Connor and James Powell harken to the book. They want to make sure that the story of these characters that’s in the book is being told on stage,” he says.

Of course, a musical is only as good as, well, its music. Boublil and Schönberg’s score is lush and powerful. Herbert Kretzmer’s lyrics are brilliant and beautiful. You hear the songs and they never leave you. Remember when George couldn’t get “Master of the House” out of his mind on an episode of “Seinfeld?” This is that times ten.

“Haley Dortch, who is our Fantine, her rendition of ‘Dreamed a Dream’ is simply stunning,” Cartell says. “Preston Boyd singing ‘Stars’ as our Inspector Javert is one of those true moments in musical theater that will make you stop breathing for a second.”

Preston Truman Boyd Javert Les Miserables

"What I love that Preston does is he truly gives Javert a humanity that sometimes can get lost in other productions," says actor Nick Cartell of Preston Truman Boyd, his co-star in "Les Miserables."

Indeed, the show is full of those kinds of moments. “One Day More” will inspire you. “On My Own” will break your heart.

“And I get to sing ‘Bring Him Home’ every night,” Cartell says. “It’s my favorite moment in the show.”

Les Miz fans who saw him as Valjean the last time the musical played Cleveland might notice a subtle difference in his performance. Credit that to Sullivan, his young daughter who was born during the pandemic.

“Now that I’m a dad, there are certain lines in this show that hit so differently than they did last time,” he says. “There’s one line that I have to sing at the very end of the show, which is, ‘She’s the best of my life.’ And if that doesn’t hit me every single night and send goosebumps up and down my spine.”

If you don’t feel something during “Les Miserables,” maybe check your pulse. Because it’s hard to not get caught up in the emotion of the high-stakes drama and riveting score. But unlike the original stage production, this version doesn’t rely so heavily on sheer spectacle to enhance the effect. Gone is the revolving stage, replaced by digital projections that showcase Hugo’s own paintings. The result is an experience that feels more grounded, intimate, and, for longtime fans, fresh.

“If you’ve seen it before, you’re going to love it again,” Cartell says. “And if you haven’t seen it before, then you’re going to fall in love with a brand new show that is epic, enduring and what I think is one of the true classic musical theater pieces out there.”

“Les Miserables” is playing at the KeyBank State Theatre, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Oct. 7-30. Tickets, $29-$129, are available at playhousesquare.org .

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Review: ‘les misérables’ a triumphant epic at fisher theatre.

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DETROIT – Do you hear the people sing? The people of Detroit surely can with this powerful production of Les Misérables now playing at the Fisher Theatre.

The musical may be 37 years old, but the staging and effects are ultra-slick and very modern. In fact, this show out beats many contemporary musicals that have come and gone recently.

Throughout the numerous settings that the story takes place in, I was in constant awe at how grand everything was. Multi-level sets, which at one point was three levels tall, were fully utilized. Gigantic doors that fill the entire proscenium swing in and out, even turning, to reveal new locations and characters. A stunning barricade. This is just one of those shows that feels like no expense was spared.

Nick Cartell leads Les Mis as Jean Valjean, the prisoner who breaks parole that leads to a cat and mouse chase with the unrelenting inspector Javert, played by Preston Truman Boyd. Michigan-born Cartell returns as a fan favorite and it’s easy to see why. This is a man who puts everything he has on the stage. From his 15-minute-long action-packed introduction to his heartbreaking (and extended applause-inducing) rendition of “Home,” Cartell locks audiences in with his passionate pleas and fatherly affection. He sings the sung-through score practically perfectly with the prettiest falsetto, hitting high notes effortlessly. It makes you almost wish Prisoner 24601 had more opportunities to hit those notes, but let’s not forget that this is a show about revolution and tragedy.

Like yin and yang, the two leads complement each other in pure harmony. Boyd’s Javert is a fully fleshed out antagonist whose motives aren’t necessarily evil as they are unwavering. The nuances Boyd brings to Javert brings out this journey of power and control to chaos and self-destruction as he spirals. A booming baritone, Boyd is a masterclass in drama both through spoken word and song.

Newcomer Haley Dortch, a University of Michigan grad, is remarkable as the tragic Fantine, and her youth accentuates her character’s pain and tragedy, making “I Dreamed a Dream” even more gut wrenching. Christine Heesun Hwang, as Eponine, brings a lot of spunk and an adventurous attitude, with a powerful “On My Own” that literally rocks the Fisher. Matt Crowle and Christina Rose Hall steal the show as the dubious Thernardiers owning their showstoppers.

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While the runtime is almost as long as Avatar: The Way of Water , it is so action-packed with some of the most beautifully written songs ever written for the theater, that time goes by swiftly. The harmonies, especially in the large chorus scenes, are pitch perfect. These are songs that audiences know and love and, from the reaction from the crowds, which at times felt like a rock concert, you can tell the cast is doing it sweet justice.

This production of Les Misérables is a triumphant epic, perfectly cast and staged. Audiences were entirely engulfed, completely immersed by what was happening on stage. That’s when you know a show is good, that a sold-out crowd at the Fisher can’t take their eyes, and attention, off the stage.

Les Misérables is playing now through January 8, 2023 at Fisher Theatre with a run time of two hours 55 minutes with a 15-minute intermission. For tickets and showtimes, visit BroadwayinDetroit.com .

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Theater Review: LES MISÉRABLES (National Tour)

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by Tony Frankel on August 14, 2023

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DON’T MIZ IT

Unlike most of the characters in the blockbuster sung-through musical  Les Misérables , the show itself will never die. Consistently presented either on Broadway, national tours, and globally since the English-language version opened on the West End in 1985, audiences can’t get enough of Victor Hugo’s story about ex-con and do-gooder Jean Valjean and his righteous long-arm-of-the-law pursuer, Javert. With a speedy 3-hour running time, the rousing anthems, heartbreaking ballads, delicious characters right out of Dickens, and compelling storytelling—from Valjean’s paroling to the Paris Uprising of 1832—prove that modern audiences and millennials do indeed have an attention span if the material is great.

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After that awful movie adaptation, another Les Miz found itself on Broadway in 2014. The National Tour which relaunched October 7 and opened last week at the Pantages Hollywood (which then heads for Segerstrom in Costa Mesa) is a sleek new revival based on that production, the national tour of which was cut short by COVID in 2020. With dozens of roles, many of them major, and 30+ ensemble members, all of whom must sing spectacularly while negotiating hundreds of costume and wig changes, Les Miz is not an easy venture to undertake (costumes by Andreane Neofitou , additional costume designs by Christine Rowland and Paul Wills ). This production directed by James Powell and Laurence Connor captures the revolutionary spirit in spades.

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Designed by Matt Kinley (inspired by the paintings of Hugo), and projections realized by Finn Ross , Jonathon Lyle , and Fifty Nine Productions , the turntable and multi-media spectacle of Broadway have been expunged, but — especially with Kinley’s massive barricade and the amazing lighting by Paule Constable — it is no less effective.

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Tara Rubin Casting has assembled the most important thing: singers. Some acted better than others, but the vocals blew me away, especially with Mick Potter ‘s sound design, which makes the acoustically troubled theater feel intimate. I heard most every lyric.

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The astounding Nick Cartell anchors the show as Valjean: His vocal abilities positively stunned with a powerful and resonant tenor, and his rendition of “Bring Him Home” was one of the most stirring on record — a lengthy and roaring ovation followed this poignant ballad (one of the few places in the show the audience gets a break to applaud).

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Other characters were portrayed as well as those on Broadway. Randy Jeter was the apotheosis of sanctity and strength as the Bishop who bestows silver candlesticks on Valjean as a way to keep him from a life of thievery. An impassioned and persuasive Devin Archer brought life to Enjolras, the leader of the revolutionaries with no backstory whatsoever (indeed, I don’t believe the character’s name is even mentioned in the show). Chicago actors Matt Crowle ( Gentlemen’s Guide.. .) and Cristina Rose Hall ( Wonderful Town ) wisely don’t go over the top as Monsieur and Madame Thénardier, lowlifes who make Fagin from Oliver  a candidate for Sainthood.

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Christine Heesun Hwang veered from that yodeling, pop-opera sound as Thénardier’s daughter Éponine, offering a lovely, straightforward teenager who is torn between unrequited love and a life of larceny. A real find was Henry Kirk as the Artful Dodger-like boy, Gavroche; it’s always thrilling to see a child actor powerful in voice who can do without cloying behavior. And as Valjean’s adopted daughter Cosette, who falls for the student revolutionary Marius, Addie Morales presented a clarity of tone that was astonishing. Haley Dortch as the good-girl-turned-prostitute Fantine (“I Dreamed a Dream”) scrunched three-hours of drama into her twenty-minute role, but wisely replaced that grand tortured-soul performance for damaged purity.

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Preston Truman Boyd has a booming voice and tall stature as Javert, but while compelling, he lacked character complexity. The only undistinguished performance came from Gregory Lee Rodriguez as Marius, the student revolutionary who falls for Cosette — he sounds fine and looks swell, but without dramatic intent, his songs didn’t always ratchet up to an emotional impact. His love songs, however, soar. And when he meets cute with Cosette, it’s a very winning moment. (Listen, spectators will have their own favorites in regards to characters and/or the actors portraying them; that’s yet another reason why people return and return again.)

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Updating John Cameron ‘s original orchestrations, Stephen Matcalfe , Christopher Jahnke , and Stephen Brooker did wonders with a scaled-down 14-member orchestra (music supervision is by Stephen Brooker and James Moore . Credit for the vocals and band goes to Musical Director Brian Eads . With that damn terrific score brought to magnificence by Eads, it’s clear why Les Miz is, as the ad says, “Still the World’s Most Popular Musical.”

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But the stars of the show really are creators Claude-Michel Schönberg (music), Herbert Kretzmer (English language libretto based on original French lyrics by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel ), and James Fenton (additional material). And, of course, the adaptation by  Trevor Nunn  and  John Caird . These gentlemen may have truncated and in some ways bastardized Hugo’s novel, but there must have been Divine Intervention because they found the beating heart of the universal human journey: the search for love in a world of injustice.

photos by Matthew Murphy & Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade

LES MISÉRABLES National Tour for dates and cities, visit Les 

reviewed at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre end on September 10, 2023 for tickets, call 800.982.2787 Broadway In Hollywood and Ticketmaster

Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa September 19-October 1, 2023 for tickets, call 714.556.2787 or visit SCFTA

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‘Les Misérables’ announces new West End cast from September 2022

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Hear a new group of people sing, as a new Les Misérables cast join the show. The new Les Misérables company begin performances at the Sondheim Theatre from 27 September. Book Les Misérables tickets on London Theatre.

David Thaxton will return to Les Misérables to play Javert. He stars alongside Ava Brennan as Fantine, Robert Tripolino as Marius, Nathania Ong as Éponine and Lulu-Mae Pears as Cosette.

They join Jon Robyns as Jean Valjean, Gerard Carey as Thénardier, Josefina Gabrielle as Madame Thénardier and Jordan Shaw as Enjolras.

Hazel Baldwin, Brad Barnley, Emma Barr, Cameron Burt, Natalie Chua, Matthew Dale, Matt Dempsey, Bryony Duncan, Louis Emmanuel, Sophie-May Feek, Natalie Green, Melad Hamidi, Harry Jack, Christopher Jacobsen, Benjamin Karran, Yazmin King, Bart Lambert, Sarah Lark, Georgie Lovatt, Ellie Ann Lowe, Adam Robert Lewis, Donald Craig Manuel, Jodie Nolan, Sam Peggs, Jo Stephenson, Phoebe Williams and Ollie Wray complete the Les Misérables company.

The Les Misérables musical follows Jean Valjean, a convict who breaks away and starts a new life while on the run from prison guard Javert. Les Misérables songs include “Stars,” “On My Own,” and “Bring Him Home.” Find out more about Les Misérables in London.

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Les Misérables Tour Full Cast Announced

Cameron Mackintosh has announced full casting for his acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables as the UK and Ireland tour reopens at Glasgow Theatre Royal on 23 November 2021 where it will run until 31 December 2021.

Joining the previously announced Dean Chisnall as ‘Jean Valjean’, Nic Greenshields as ‘Javert’ and Katie Hall as ‘Fantine’ will be Ian Hughes as ‘Thénardier’, Will Callan as ‘Marius’, Nathania Ong as ‘Eponine’, Helen Walsh as ‘Madame Thénardier’, Barnaby Hughes as ‘Enjolras’ and Paige Blankson as ‘Cosette’.

The cast is completed by George Arvidson, Aidan Banyard, Will Barratt, Adam Boardman, Rebecca Bolton, Emily Olive Boyd, Olivia Brereton, Earl Carpenter, Harry Chandler, Rebecca Ferrin, Aimee Good, Steven Hall, Jenna Innes, Tessa Kadler, Damien Kneale, Caleb Lagayan, Abel Law, Joseph McDonnell, Zabrina Norry, Emily Owens, Jordan Simon Pollard, Jamie Pritchard, Dean Read and Rebecca Ridout.

Since Cameron Mackintosh first conceived this acclaimed new production of Les Misérables in 2009 to celebrate the show’s 25 th  anniversary it has taken the world by storm continuing to enjoy record-breaking runs in countries including North America, Australia, Japan, Korea, France and Spain.

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Matthew hails from Middlesbrough and graduated from ArtsEd, London with a BA Hons in Musical Theatre.

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Les Misérables marks Yazmin’s professional debut.

Credits whilst training: Éponine in Les Misérables ; Kathy in Company ; Whitney/Ensemble/Chorus Master in Legally Blonde .

Sam Kipling

Sam Kipling

Anouk Van Laake

Anouk Van Laake

Jean Prouvaire

Harry Lake

Training:  Royal Academy of Music. (graduated with distinction).

Theatre credits include:   Les Misérables: The Staged Concert  (Gielgud), Oklahoma! (BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall), Les Misérables (Queen’s), Beauty and the Beast (Chatham), Miss Mona in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Union Theatre), Strawberry Seller , covered and played Nancy in Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Carrie’s War (UK tour), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Churchill Theatre, Bromley), covered and played Sophie and Lisa in  Mamma Mia! (Prince of Wales), Lucy Van Pelt in Snoopy the Musical (Jermyn Street/New Players Theatre), Scottie Fitzgerald in Beautiful and Damned (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford), Little Girl in The Witches of Eastwick (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane) and Whistle Down the Wind (Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sydmonton Estate).

Television credits include:  I’d Do Anything (finalist), Just Up Your Street, The Healer, The Biz, Barrymore and The X Factor with Mamma Mia!

Film credits include:   Les Misérables: The Staged Concert and Holmes & Watson .

Workshops include:  Miss Dixon in Time’s Up (Shaftesbury Theatre), Delphina in Twang (Lionel Bart Estate), Rita in Billy (Kenny Wax Ltd), Collette in Mathilde and Sgt Pike in His Grace’s Betting Shop (Menier Chocolate Factory).

Concerts include:   Dress Circle Benefit (Her Majesty’s), Broadway to West End (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), WhatsOnStage Awards (Prince of Wales), April McScoop in Betwixt (New Ambassadors Theatre) and Hello Jerry (Jermyn Street Theatre). Sarah has also headlined Cabaret performances at the Jermyn Street Theatre, Lauderdale House and, most recently, the Pheasantry .

Recordings include:  The Witches of Eastwick , Oliver! (2009 live), Postman and the Poet, Roberta Jones in Bluebird , Nancy in songs from Oliver! , Scrapbook ,  Raise the Curtain, Surrounded by Sounds, Unwritten Songs and Acoustic Overtures.

Factory Girl

Ellie ann lowe.

Ellie Ann Lowe

Training: Guildford School of Acting

Theatre Credits: Science Officer (Gloria) in  Return To The Forbidden Planet   (Upstairs at the Gatehouse); Amalia in  Carmen  (The Union);  Lead Vocalist  for Belinda King (Seabourn Quest Luxury Yacht); Adriana in  Comedy of Errors  (Antic Disposition at Gray’s Inn Hall & South of France Tour); Pauline Clench in  One Man, Two Guvnors  (Theatre Royal Windsor) ;  Anna Truman in   Deadly Nightcap  (Theatre Royal Windsor); Grandma in  Red Riding Hood  (Middle East Tour); Ensemble in  Miracle on 34th Street  (Madinat Theatre Dubai); Dusty Springfield in  DUSTY  (Charing Cross Theatre); Connie/Cover Annette/Swing in  Saturday Night Fever  (National Tour); Ensemble in  Love Story  (Union Theatre)

Television Credits: Featured Dancer in  Pride and Prejudice: Having a Ball  (BBC)

@ellieannlowe

Madame Thénardier

Claire machin.

Claire Machin

Bishop of Digne

Adam pearce.

Adam Pearce

Lulu-Mae Pears

Lulu-Mae Pears

Training: ArtsEd, London graduate, 2022; Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, 2019.

Credits whilst training include: Lysistrata in Lysistrata Jones (ArtsEd); Ensemble in Bandstand (ArtsEd); Graziella in West Side Story (Ljubljana Festival, Slovenia).

Workshops include: Mary-Jane Gumm in Chasing Rainbows (Denis Jones); Chelsea Green in Charley The Musical (Caroline Frericks).

Les Misérables marks Lulu-Mae’s West End debut. 

Jordan Simon Pollard

Jordan Simon Pollard

Jonathan Stevens

Jonathan Stevens

Jean Valjean: From 13th March

Milan van waardenburg.

Milan van Waardenburg

Phoebe Williams

Phoebe Williams

Phoebe graduated from the The Guildford School of Acting in 2020.

Credits whilst training include: Laurey Williams in  Oklahoma ! and Arista/Ensemble in  The Little Mermaid.

Other Credits include:   Rob Houchen at the Cadogan Hall  and  West End Does Christmas  (Cadogan Hall).

Ollie Wray

Training: London School Of Musical Theatre.

Credits whilst training: Adam/Noah in Children Of Eden , Melchior Gabor in Spring Awakening , Frank in Merrily We Roll Along , Orlando in As You Like It .

Ollie is thrilled to be making his West End debut in Les Misérables .

Elliott Norrington

Dexter pulling, osian salter, ethan sokontwe, clark young.

Little Cosette

Ivy-Rae Battams

Dotty coates, mila isaacs.

Young Eponine

Poppy Jason

Saskia sibley.

YOUNG ÉPONINE

Elodie Wyle

Cameron mackintosh.

With the fully staged production of LES MISÉRABLES reopen in London alongside HAMILTON, MARY POPPINS and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA now lockdown restrictions have been lifted, and with LES MISÉRABLES and OLIVER! due to open in Tokyo over the next few months followed by MISS SAIGON in Austria and MARY POPPINS in Tokyo and Sydney next year, Cameron remains the world’s most prolific producer of musicals, with over 50 shows either on or in pre-production internationally.

Cameron’s Original productions include LES MISÉRABLES, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and CATS – the three longest running musicals of all time, now in their 4 th decades – MISS SAIGON, MARY POPPINS (co-produced with Disney), LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, SONG AND DANCE, TOMFOOLERY, MARTIN GUERRE, THE WITHCES OF EASTWICK, FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE and SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM. He also reinvented modern versions of OLIVER!, FOLLIES, HALF A SIXPENCE, BARNUM and MY FAIR LADY. His new versions of LES MISÉRABLES, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, MISS SAIGON and OLIVER! are now proving as successful as the original productions.

In 2013, alongside Working Title Films and Universal, Cameron produced the hugely successful Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA award-winning film adaptation of LES MISÉRABLES which is the most successful movie ever of an original stage musical.

The sold-out staged concert of LES MISÉRABLES at the Gielgud Theatre in 2019 was also broadcast live to over 600 cinemas and is now the highest grossing one-night live event performance of all time – a unique achievement in the history of Musical Theatre and has enjoyed another successful five month season at the Sondheim, despite having a five month hiatus due to Covid.

Cameron owns and operates eight historic London theatres which have all been spectacularly rebuilt and refurbished for the 21 st century. They house many of London’s successful hits. The Sondheim, formerly known as the Queen’s, has been rebuilt and renamed in honour of Cameron’s great friend, theatrical legend Stephen Sondheim.

Music Theatre International, the world’s largest owner of secondary rights of many of the greatest musicals ever written, is now one of Cameron’s companies.

Cameron was knighted in the 1996 New Year’s Honours for his services to British theatre and he is the first British producer to be elected to Broadway’s Theater Hall of Fame. In 1990, Cameron inaugurated the Chair of Contemporary Theatre at St. Catherine’s College in Oxford University, with Stephen Sondheim as his visiting professor. He is also the president of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Concept, Book & Original French Lyrics

Alain boublil.

Alain Boublil is the author of the librettos and lyrics for the musicals La Révolution Française , Les Misérables , Miss Saigon , Martin Guerre and The Pirate Queen , all in collaboration with Claude-Michel Schönberg, as well as Marguerite with music by Michel Legrand. He co-wrote the screenplay of the Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated film Les Misérables . He is the author/lyricist of ABBAcadabra , a fairy tale musical with songs by ABBA; of the stage adaptation of the Demy/Legrand film Les Demoiselles de Rochefort ; as well as author of the plays The Diary of Adam and Eve and Manhattan Parisienne , a new work with classic and new songs, being rewritten and soon to reopen with a new title. He wrote a prize-winning French novel, Les Dessous de soi .

His many awards include two Tonys, two Grammys, two Victoire de la Musique and a Molière Award for Les Misérables , as well as an Evening Standard Drama Award for Miss Saigon , a Laurence Olivier Award for Martin Guerre and a New York Chapter Honors Grammy for his outstanding contribution to the creative community. Boublil and Schönberg’s 40-plus-year collaboration was celebrated in May 2016 at Carnegie Hall as honorees of the New York Pops’ 33rd birthday gala. Boublil was recently appointed to the board of directors of the New York Pops. He lives in New York with his wife, actress/singer Marie Zamora, and is the father of four sons.

Book & Music

Claude-michel schönberg.

Born in 1944 of Hungarian parents, Claude-Michel Schönberg began his career in France as a singer, writer and producer of pop songs. In collaboration with Alain Boublil, he is the book co-writer and the composer of La Révolution Française , Les Misérables , Miss Saigon , Martin Guerre and The Pirate Queen . In 2008, his musical Marguerite , in collaboration with Alain Boublil, Michel Legrand and Herbert Kretzmer, opened at the Haymarket Theatre in London. Claude-Michel has supervised overseas productions and co-produced several international cast albums of his shows. In 2001, he composed his first ballet score, Wuthering Heights , which was created by the Northern Ballet in 2002. His ballet Cleopatra , which opened in 2011, was his second collaboration with David Nixon and his seventh complete score. In 2012, Claude-Michel co-wrote the screenplay and re-conceived the music for the Les Misérables musical movie. His shows have won many awards over the years, most recently the WhatsOnStage Audience Awards for Best West End Show and Best Musical Revival for the London production of Miss Saigon . Golden Globe winner, Oscar nominee and Grammy Award winner for his outstanding contribution to the creative community, Mr Schönberg and Alain Boublil were honoured at a New York Pops gala concert in Carnegie Hall, celebrating their 40-year collaboration. Mr Schönberg was appointed visiting professor of contemporary theatre at St Catherine’s College, Oxford University – a position funded by the Mackintosh Foundation – and is now an emeritus fellow. He is an honorary member of the Royal Academy of Music where he is a guest professor. Mr Schönberg married the English ballerina Charlotte Talbot in 2003. He is the father of one son and two daughters

Herbert Kretzmer

Herbert Kretzmer was born in South Africa where he began a career in journalism, writing the commentary for a weekly cinema newsreel. He lived in London from 1954, pursuing twin careers as newspaperman and songwriter. He joined the Daily Express in 1960 and later became its senior drama critic, a post he held for 18 years. He later won two national press awards as the television critic for the Daily Mail. As a lyricist, he wrote weekly songs for That Was the Week That Was. He won an Ivor Novello Award for the Peter Sellers/Sophia Loren comedy song ‘Goodness Gracious Me’ . Other award-winning lyrics include two songs written with, and for, Charles Aznavour: ‘Yesterday When I Was Young’ and the chart-topping ‘She’ . He wrote the book and lyrics for the West End musical Our Man Crichton, starring Kenneth More and Millicent Martin, and the lyrics for The Four Musketeers, starring Harry Secombe as D’Artagnan. He also collaborated with Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson (ABBA), Anthony Newley and Michel Legrand. Kretzmer was the recipient of two honorary doctorates and was appointed OBE in 2010.

James Powell

James co-directed the 25th anniversary production of Les Misérables , first staged in 2009. He has subsequently directed the production worldwide – including, Japan, Brazil, Spain, Australia, Canada, Korea, Germany, Dubai, New York and the current UK and US tours. He directed the staged concert version of Les Misérables in Scandinavia in 2002 and the 25th Anniversary concert at London’s O2 Arena in 2010.

James’ other directorial work includes Dirty Dancing in London, Australia, Toronto, Holland, Germany and both US tours. He was Associate Director on the original production of Mary Poppins in Bristol, West End and Broadway, and has since gone on to direct both UK tours, as well as productions in Holland, Australia, Switzerland, Dubai, Germany and Japan.

Other work includes Batman Live (UK tour), The Witches of Eastwick and Singin’ In The Rain (West Yorkshire Playhouse) where he was Staff Director.

James recently directed Les Misérables the Staged Concert at the Gielgud Theatre.

James resumed his position of Associate Director for Mary Poppins in the West End. His production of Les Misérables is now on at the Sondheim Theatre.

Laurence Connor

Director: Cinderella (Gillian Lynne Theatre); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London Palladium); Chess (English National Opera); Unmasked (The Other Palace); Miss Saigon (Broadway, West End, US Tours, UK Tours, Australia, Japan and Korea); School of Rock (Broadway, West End, US Tour, Australia, China and Korea); Les Misérables (Broadway, US Tours, UK Tours, Australia, Japan, Korea and Spain); Jesus Christ Superstar (UK and Australian arena tour); The Phantom of the Opera (UK and US tours); Oliver! (UK tour).

He directed the 25th anniversary concert of  The Phantom of the Opera  at the Royal Albert Hall and the 25th anniversary concert of  Les Misérables  at the O2 in London, both of which were simultaneously broadcast in cinemas worldwide and subsequently released on DVD.

DVD credits:  Jesus Christ Superstar  (world arena tour);  The Phantom of the Opera  25th anniversary concert (Royal Albert Hall), Les Misérables  (O2 Arena) and Miss Saigon (Prince Edward Theatre).

Awards: Miss Saigon on Broadway (Tony nomination for Best Revival); Miss Saigon (UK – Manchester Evening News Award for Best Touring Musical, Korea – Best New Foreign Production and Best Ensemble in a Musical, and Australia – the Green Room Award for Best Director of a Musical) and  Les Misérables  (UK – Best Musical at the Manchester Evening News Awards).

Set & Image Designer

Matt kinley.

Matt graduated from the Motley Theatre design course in 1994 and spent the next decade working at the National Theatre in London as a designer, design associate and draughtsman. Matt left to work within commercial theatre, developing many large productions and adapting them for tour. As part of a long working partnership with Cameron Mackintosh, Matt initially adapted the original versions of My Fair Lady and Mary Poppins as well as co-designing the recent international productions of Miss Saigon .

In 2009, he was invited to redesign Les Misérables for its 25th anniversary production as a UK tour. The success of the new staging has seen subsequent productions and tours across the world, alongside presentations on Broadway and the new West End show at the Sondheim. Matt also designed the 25th anniversary concerts of Les Misérables at the O2 Arena and The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall, as well as the recent Les Mis concert at the Gielgud. Matt also designs a wide variety and scale of productions, both in the UK and internationally, with a long history of developing large-scale musical theatre in São Paulo, Brazil.

Lighting Designer

Paule constable.

Paule is a multi-award winning lighting designer for theatre, dance and opera. Paule is an associate of the National Theatre and Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures.

Recent theatre credits include: The Visit,  Ocean At The End Of The Lane, Master Harold And The Boys, Pericles, Nine Night, Pinocchio, Follies (Olivier Nominated, Knight Of Illumination Award 2018), Angels In America, (Olivier Nominated, Also Broadway, Tony Award Nominated) Mosquitoes, Common, The Red Barn, The Threepenny Opera; Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time (National Theatre/Apollo/Gielgud/Ethel Barrymore, NY/World Tour), And War Horse . (National Theatre/New London Theatre/Vivian Beaumont, NY/World Tour) (National Theatre); The Nico Project (Manchester International Festival); The Cherry Orchard (Toneelgroep, Amsterdam); Local Hero (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh); The Moderate Soprano (West End); Ear For Eye, Clybourne Park (Also West End), Posh, Krapps Last Tape, The Country, Dublin Carol, and The Weir (Royal Court; Also West End & Broadway); Luise Miller, Ivanov (Donmar At The Wyndhams), The Chalk Garden, Othello, Proof, Little Foxes and Bondagers (Donmar Warehouse); Happy Days, Feast, The Good Soul Of Szechuan, Generations and Vernon God Little, Wolf Hall (Also West End & Broadway), The Prince Of Homburg, The Seagull and Tales From Ovid , (Rsc);  Seventeen, Herons, Blasted and Three Sisters (Lyric Hammersmith).

Her Opera designs have been seen all over the world. In dance she lit the new revival of Swan Lake , as well as Romeo and Juliet , The Red Shoes, Sleeping Beauty, Play Without Words, Dorian Gray and Highland Fling ror Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures.

Paule has won the Oliver Award for Best Lighting Design a record five times (for  Ocean At The End Of The Lane, Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time, The Chalk Garden, Don Carlos  and  His Dark Materials ) and the Tony Award for Best Lighting Design twice (for  Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time and War Horse ). She has also won the Knight of Illuminations Award for Best Lighting Design for Follies, Saint Joan  and for Barnum ,    the LA Drama Desk Award for  Les Misérables , War Horse and Sleeping Beauty , the New York Critics Circle Award and Drama Desk Award for both  Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time  and War Horse and the Australian Helpmann Award for Les Misérables in Sydney. Paule was the first recipient of the Opera Award for Lighting and received the Hospital Award for Contribution to Theatre.

Sound Designer

Mick potter.

Mick has designed the sound for numerous world premiere productions including: Saturday Night Fever (London, New York and worldwide), Bombay Dreams (London, New York), The Woman In White (London, New York), the largest ever production of Phantom Of The Opera (Las Vegas), the critically acclaimed West End production of Evita (London, Broadway, Sydney Opera House and Australian tour), Zorro The Musical (London, Paris and worldwide), Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit productions of The Sound Of Music (London, Toronto, UK Tour, Asia, Australia) and Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London) , Sister Act (London, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Barcelona, Berlin),the world premiere of Love Never Dies (London, Melbourne and Sydney, Tokyo, Hamburg, US Tour, UK Tour), Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz (London, Toronto, US Tour, Australia), the world premiere of Betty Blue Eyes (London) , the Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Celebration (02 Arena London), The Phantom Of The Opera 25th Anniversary Celebration (Royal Albert Hall, London), Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of The Phantom Of The Opera (UK Tour, US Tour), the Broadway revival of Evita (New York, US Tour, Australia, China), Barnum (Chichester, UK Tour), Tim Rice’s From Here To Eternity (London), Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Miss Saigon (London, Tokyo, New York, UK Tour ,US Tour and worldwide), Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock (New York, London, US Tour, Australia, China), Sunset Boulevard (English National Opera, London, New York), Cats Broadway revival (New York, US Tour), Half a Sixpence (Chichester, London), Carousel (English National Opera, London), The Phantom Of The Opera 30 th Anniversary celebration(New York), Chess (English National Opera, London), New International Tour The Phantom Of The Opera (Worldwide 2019), Man of La Mancha (English National Opera, London), The Light in The Piazza (Royal Festival Hall), Les Misérables The Staged Concert (Gielgud Theatre London), Les Misérables (Sondheim Theatre London), The Phantom of the Opera (UK Tour 2020).

Mick created all new sound designs for The Phantom of The Opera (London, New York, worldwide) and all new sound designs for Les Misérables (New York, worldwide, and most recently at the newly named Sondheim Theatre London).

Awards: Olivier Award UK 2005 The Woman in White in London Parnelli Award USA 2006 The Phantom of The Opera in Las Vegas Green Room Award Australia 2011 Love Never Dies in Melbourne Helpmann Award nominee Australia 2011 Love Never Dies in Melbourne Broadway World Audience Award Canada 2013 Les Misérables in Toronto Tony Award nominee USA 2014 Les Misérables in New York Green Room Award nominee Australia 2014 Les Misérables in Sydney Broadway World Audience Award UK 2014 Miss Saigon in London Helpmann Award Australia 2015 Les Misérables in Melbourne Drama Desk Award nominee USA 2016 School of Rock in New York Broadway World Audience Award Asia 2016 Les Misérables in Manila Drama Desk Award nominee USA 2017 Cats in New York Green Room Award nominee Australia 2019 Evita at Sydney Opera House Green Room Award Australia 2019 School of Rock in Melbourne WhatsOnStage Award Nominee 2020 The Light in The Piazza London

www.mickpotter.com

Original Costume Designer

Andreane neofitou, costume design, christine rowland.

Theatre Designer credits includes:  King Lear  (The Duke of York’s);  Admissions  (Trafalgar Studios);  The Monstrous Child  (Royal Opera House);  Frozen  (Theatre Royal Haymarket);  Lady Windemere’s Fan ,  Di and Viv and Rose  (The Vaudeville);  American Buffalo  (Wyndham’s Theatre);  Mrs Henderson Presents  (Noël Coward Theatre);  Measure for Measure  (Theatre For A New Audience, New York);  Hamlet ,  The Two Gentlemen of Verona  (RSC and The Lincoln Centre, Washington);  Running Wild  (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre & UK Tour);  Kinky Boots ,  Shakespeare in Love ,  King-Kong  (The Fugard Theatre, Cape Town);  The Snapper  (Gate Theatre, Dublin);  Making Noise Quietly ,  Anna Christie ,  The Man who had all the Luck ,  The Cut  (Donmar Warehouse);  The Four Seasons : A Reimagining  (The Sam Wanamaker Theatre);  Richard II ,  Doctor Faustus ,  Frontline ,  The Lightning Child  (Shakespeare’s Globe);  Occupational Hazards ,  A Human Being Died That Night (Hampstead Theatre);  Routes ,  Breathing Corpses ,  The Acid Test  (Royal Court);  My Fair Lady  (Sheffield Crucible);  Drum Belly ,  Our Few and Evil Days  (The Abbey);  Howie the Rookie  (The Project, The Barbican, BAM);  Yerma  (West Yorkshire Playhouse);  Fortune  (The Metropolitan Theatre, PARCO, Tokyo);  An Enemy of the People  (Theatre Cocoon, Bunkamura, Tokyo);  Secret Theatre ,  Blasted ,  Saved  (Lyric Hammersmith);  The Hypochondriac ,  Home ,  A Steady Rain  (Theatre Royal, Bath);  A Number  (The Chocolate Factory)

Musical Staging

Geoffrey garratt.

Geoffrey trained at the Bird College of Performing Arts. As a performer, Geoffrey has appeared in Cats , Fiddler on the Roof , Matador , Mr Cinders , Martin Guerre , Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat , West Side Story and Oliver!

Geoff’s most recent work includes Associate Choreographer on the recently opened revival of Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward, additional choreography for the recent West End hit revival of Miss Saigon (Prince Edward), which transferred to Broadway (Landmark Theatre, New York), musical staging for the Broadway revival of Les Misérables (Imperial Theatre, New York) which opened in Toronto, and the UK and Ireland tour of Les Misérables . Geoff has subsequently worked on Les Misérables in Australia, Japan and Korea. He has worked as an associate choreographer on Mary Poppins since the original production in and subsequently in the USA, Holland, Australia, Mexico and in Brazil. He has worked as Associate Choreographer on Oliver! at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, on the UK and USA national tours, Holland, Australia and Toronto, and as Additional Choreographer for productions of Miss Saigon in Japan, Holland, Australia, Korea, Brazil and the UK tour.

Other Associate Choreography credits include The Witches of Eastwick (West End and Australia) and Betty Blue Eyes (West End). Choreographic credits also include The Witches of Eastwick (UK tour), Jack and the Beanstalk (Barbican), Encore! Mr Producer and Hey! Mr Producer (Jean Ann Ryan Productions USA), Blues in the Night (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Fascinating Aïda (UK tour) and Little Shop of Horrors (West Yorkshire Playhouse).

Additional Musical Staging

Michael ashcroft.

Theatre includes: Movement Director: Alcina (Glyndebourne Festival Opera), The Lovely Bones (Birmingham Rep), Henry V (MGC), Les Misérables the 25th anniversary tour (Cameron Mackintosh), The Power of Yes (National Theatre), Resurrection Blues (Old Vic), Life is a Dream (Donmar Warehouse), Nakamitsu (Gate), The Blue Room (West End), Punk Rock (Hammersmith Lyric), Cosí Fan Tutte (ENO), The Lost Child Project (David Glass Ensemble, Cambodia), Orestes (Shared Experience) and The Cunning Little Vixen (Glyndebourne Festival Opera).

Michael is an Associate Artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Film includes: Hamlet , Richard III and Henry IV .

Michael shares with Geoffrey Garratt a 2015 Helpmann Award nomination for Best Choreography in a Musical – Les Misérables .

Projection Realisation

59 productions.

59 Productions is a multi-award-winning design studio and production company with offices in London and New York. Recent works include: Invisible Cities (Manchester International Festival/Brisbane Festival), An American in Paris (Broadway/London/US tour), Junk (Lincoln Centre Theater), Oslo (Lincoln Center/National/Harold Pinter Theatre), The Shadow Factory (Nuffield Theatre), Five Telegrams , Bloom and Deep Time (Edinburgh International Festival), The Last Ship (Northern Stage/UK tour/US tour), Moments of Silence (Imperial War Museum), Reflections: Guggenheim Bilbao 20th Anniversary (Guggenheim Museum), A Perfect Harmony (Freer/Sackler galleries/Smithsonian Institution), Paul Auster’s City of Glass (Home/Manchester/Lyric Hammersmith) Wonder.land (Manchester International Festival/National), David Bowie (V&A), Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Big Fish (Broadway), The Forbidden Zone (Salzburg Festival/Schaubühne Berlin), War Horse (National/worldwide tours), Les Misérables (world tour) and the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony.

Designs for opera include: Satyagraha (LA Opera), Marnie (Metropolitan Opera/ENO), Candide and The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs (Santa Fe Opera), Brigadoon (New York City Center), Pearl Fishers (LA Opera), Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Gala , Two Boys and The Enchanted Island (Metropolitan Opera, New York), Sukanya , Morgen und Abend and Eugene Onegin (Royal Opera), The Shining (Minnesota Opera), Satyagraha (ENO) and Al gran sole carico d’amore (Berlin State Opera/Salzburg Festival).

Orchestrations

Stephen metcalfe.

Stephen Metcalfe is a composer, orchestrator and record producer for film and theatre. For the past twenty years he has worked as Head of Music at Cameron Mackintosh Ltd., where he has developed, edited and contributed orchestrations to the scores for all of Cameron Mackintosh’s productions in the UK and worldwide.

Stephen produced the 2008 London cast album of Oliver; the UK Tour cast album of Les Misérables; the 2020 London and 2010 Australian cast albums of Mary Poppins; the DVD release of the Les Misérables concert at the O2 Arena; the original London cast album of Betty Blue Eyes; the 2014 London cast album and the 25th Anniversary film of Miss Saigon; the cast album of Half A Sixpence and the recently released film and cast album of Les Misérables: The Staged Concert.

Other productions include Les Misérables (London, New York, The Netherlands, Spain, UK and US tours); Miss Saigon (London, New York, UK and US tours, The Netherlands); The Witches of Eastwick (London and UK Tour); Cats (London); Martin Guerre (Watermill); My Fair Lady (London, UK and US Tours); Avenue Q (London); Mary Poppins (London, New York, UK and US Tours); Oliver! (London, UK Tour); Hair (London); Betty Blue Eyes (London); Barnum (Chichester, UK Tour); Half A Sixpence (Chichester, London) and Hamilton (London).

Stephen orchestrated and produced the double-platinum award winning soundtrack albums for the Universal Pictures film of Les Misérables, for which he received a Grammy Award nomination.

Christopher Jahnke

Theatre includes: Orchestrator: Porgy and Bess (Broadway/London; Best Orchestrations Tony nomination), new orchestrations for Les Misérables (performed worldwide since 2006), Legally Blonde , Cry Baby and Grease (2007), Dessa Rose , A Man of No Importance and Wind in the Willows (Stiles & Drewe). Other orchestrations: Do You Hear the People Sing? (symphonic tour of Boublil/Schönberg), Tom Jones (Stiles & Leigh), Just So (Stiles & Drewe), Lady Gaga ( The Sound of Music , 2015 Oscars, with Stephen Oremus), The Wiz Live! , Rufus Wainwright, Radio City Rockettes and Emily Bear. Music Supervisor: Escape to Margaritaville and Memphis . Apprentice to orchestrator William David Brohn: Sweet Smell of Success , Ragtime , Secret Garden , The Three Musketeers , The Witches of Eastwick , Mary Poppins and Wicked .

Musical Supervisor & Orchestrations

Stephen brooker.

Stephen Brooker is Executive Musical Supervisor for Cameron Mackintosh worldwide. He was musical director and conductor for Universal Pictures’ film of Les Misérables. 

Musical Supervision: Old Friends – Stephen Sondheim Celebration (May 2022), Mary Poppins (Australia May 2022), Sister Act (2022) The Show Must Go On (Palace Theatre 2021), Les Misérables (Worldwide), Miss Saigon (Worldwide), White Christmas , Mary Poppins (Worldwide), Les Misérables – The Staged Concert, Sunset Boulevard, The Woman in White, Half A Sixpence, Les Misérables O2 Concert, The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Performance, Betty Blue Eyes, Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert, OLIVER!, My Fair Lady, Cats, Hair, Carmen Jones, The Phantom of the Opera, Grease, Fame, Saturday Night Fever, Barnum, Peter Pan, and Chess .

Musical Direction: The Woman in White, Sunset Boulevard, My Fair Lady, Miss Saigon, Les Misérables, The Show Must Go On, Lautrec, Betty Blue Eyes, Cats, Shall We Dance, Hair, Fame, The Secret Garden, Chess, Carmen Jones, Saturday Night Fever, and South Pacific.

 Stephen conducted the Classical Brit Awards and was composer and conductor for the original production of Burn the Floor. For the Imagination group, he has written, produced and conducted music for: Jaguar/Range Rover, Coca-Cola, Walt Disney, Ford Motors, Toyota Cars, Volvo Cars, Sony Eriksson, BMW, British Airways, Holiday Inn and Canon. Orchestral conducting includes: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony, Haifa Symphony, Bournemouth Symphony, Hamburg Sinfonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, London Mozart Players, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, London and Manchester Concert Orchestras and the Ukraine Opera and Symphony Orchestra. He conducted the Royal Choral Society in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen. Recordings include Disney Film Classics and Crazy for Gershwin (BBC Concert Orchestra), the studio recording of Hair , cast recordings of The Secret Garden , The Woman in White and South Pacific . He was orchestrator and conductor for Walt Disney’s award-winning Animator’s Palette and Cinderellabration (Disneyland Tokyo).

 He produced the ‘live’ recording of OLIVER! Starring Rowan Atkinson, the 25th Anniversary recording of Les Misérables and the Dutch and Australian recordings of Mary Poppins . Stephen conducted the Oscars – The 85th Academy Awards and is an Australian Helpmann Award winner for Mary Poppins.

 https://stephenbrooker.co.uk

Original Orchestrations

John cameron.

Oscar-nominated John Cameron created the orchestral score for every version of Les Misérables between 1979 and 2005 from the original Robert Hossein production in 1980 through the Royal Shakespeare Company, Broadway, tour and concert versions, winning the New York Drama Desk Award for Orchestration in 1986 and the National Broadway Theatre Award in 2002. The New York cast album won a Grammy as did the Les Miserables Symphonic album. He was nominated for an Olivier award as co-composer of Zorro the Musical. Other shows he has arranged include Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (currently revived at the Palladium) & Honk at the Royal National Theatre. Also at the RNT he composed music for John Caird’s Hamlet, starring Simon Russell-Beale. In 2014, Nils’ Wonderful Adventure a musical in Mandarin Chinese, with music and original English lyrics by John, won a Golden Lion Award in China for Best Children’s Musical.

As a composer, John’s 50+ movie scores Include the Oscar nominated score for A Touch of Class, The Ruling Class, the British classic Kes, The Mirror Crack’d, To End All Wars (conducting the LSO) and the Emmy Nominated score for The Path to 9-11.

His songwriting hits include Agnetha Faltskog’s If I Thought You’d Ever Change Your Mind, Sweet Inspiration and Tap Turns On The Water.

John’s concert works include the cantata Missa Celtica recorded with the English Chamber Orchestra and the choir of New College Oxford and Tara’s Brooch, a string quartet premiered at the Cadogan Hall London, and recently a song cycle Cante Jondo, setting Lorca’s Sigueriya poems for soprano Marie Angel. Recording artists John has worked with include Jose Carreras, Joseph Calleja, Donovan, Hot Chocolate, Heatwave and his own band CCS.

As well as developing the songs and the score for Mister Mayfair, a movie trilogy, John is currently working as composer/lyricist on four different Music Theatre projects, from Hard Times that he and John Caird are developing for Lorne Campbell and Northern Stage, Ruth The Musical (the story of Ruth Ellis) recently presented at The Actors Church, In Another Century, a love story set during the Easter Uprising in Dublin, and an as yet unnamed Kung Fu extravaganza.

Trevor Nunn

Trevor Nunn has now directed all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays. From 1968 to 1986, he was the longest serving Artistic Director of the RSC, directing much of the Shakespeare canon, as well as  Nicholas Nickleby and  Les Misérables . From 1997 to 2003, he was Director of the National Theatre, where his productions included  The Merchant of Venice ,  Summerfolk  and The Cherry Orchard , as well as  Oklahoma! ,  My Fair Lady and  Anything Goes . He has directed the world premieres of  Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, Arcadia ,  The Coast of Utopia  and  Rock ’n’ Roll  by Tom Stoppard, and of  Cats ,  Starlight Express, Sunset Boulevard and The Woman in White by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Other theatre includes:  Timon of Athens and  Skellig  (Young Vic),  The Lady from the Sea  (Almeida), Hamlet ,  Richard II  and Inherit the Wind  (Old Vic), A Little Night Music  (London/New York),  Cyrano de Bergerac and Kiss Me, Kate  (Chichester Festival Theatre),  Flare Path ,  Ros e ncrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead , The Tempest  and  The Lion in Winter  (Theatre Royal, Haymarket),  A Chorus of Disapproval  (West End), Beckett’s All That Fall  (London/New York), Relative Values and Agnes Colander  (Bath Theatre Royal/West End), Schikaneder (Vienna), Love in Idleness, Fiddler on the Roof (West End).  Opera includes:  Idomeneo , Porgy and Bess ,  Così fan tutte  and  Peter Grimes (Glyndebourne and Salzburg) and  Katya Kabanova and  Sophie’s Choice (Royal Opera House).  Television work includes: Antony and Cleopatra , The Comedy of Errors , Macbeth ,  Three Sisters , Othello  and  King Lear .  Film work includes:  Hedda , Lady Jane, Twelfth Night and Red Joan.

John Caird is an Honorary Associate Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Principal Guest Director of the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm and a freelance writer and director of plays, musicals and operas.

His National Theatre productions include  Hamlet, Money, Humbleboy,The Seagull, Stanley, Trelawney of the Wells, Peter Pan and his own Olivier-award winning version of Bernstein’s  Candide  which is now playing in multiple productions world-wide.

His recent directorial credits include his new musical Knights’ Tale and Hamlet both in Tokyo, Don Giovanni at WNO in Cardiff, McQueen at the Haymarket Theatre, Tosca in Chicago, Houston and LA, Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Stratford Festival in Canada, La Bohème in San Francisco, Houston and Toronto , Parsifal   in Chicago, Twelfth Night in Tokyo, and his own musical Daddy Long Legs off-Broadway, in Tokyo and all across the US.

John’s directorial work for the RSC has included over 20 productions of Shakespeare as well as classic and new plays, including Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, The Beggar’s Opera, Twelfth Night, Peter Pan, Our Friends in the North, Nicholas Nickleby and  Les Misérables – the last two productions, co-directed with Trevor Nunn, winning numerous awards in the West End, Broadway and all around the world.

At Dramaten in Stockholm he has directed Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dance of Death, The Tempest, 12 th Night, Gertrud and Merry Wives of Windsor. Other productions include Macbeth at the Almeida Theatre, Becket at the Haymarket and Song & Dance at the Palace Theatre. For BBC TV he adapted and directed Henry IV Parts I and II.

He wrote and directed the Siegfried and Roy Spectacular in Las Vegas. He wrote the libretti for André Previn’s opera Brief Encounter, and for Tarik O’Regan’s opera The Phoenix , both premiering at Houston Grand Opera. He also wrote and directed Children of Eden with music by Stephen Schwartz, Hard Times , with music by John Cameron and lyrics by Ranjit Bolt, and Jane Eyre, Daddy Long Legs and Knights’ Tale , all with music by Paul Gordon.

In 2020, the year of Covid, John has directed a concert version of his musical Knights’ Tale and a revival of Daddy Long Legs , both in Tokyo, also a new musical Estella Scrooge, a Christmas Carol with a Twist, co-written with Paul Gordon and Sam Caird, and filmed in a green screen studio in New York. These three productions all had to be directed remotely through Zoom.

Theatre Craft, his book about directing plays and musicals, is published by Faber and Faber.

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Jean-marc natel 1942 – 2019, additional material, james fenton.

James Fenton was educated at the Durham Choristers’ School, Repton and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he won the Newdigate Prize for Poetry. He has worked as a political and literary journalist on The New Statesman, was a freelance reporter in Indo-China, spent a year in Germany working for The Guardian, was theatre critic for The Sunday Times for five years, chief book reviewer for The Times from 1984 to 1986, South East Asian correspondent for The Independent from 1986 to 1988 and a columnist for them until 1995. He is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books.

James Fenton was Professor of Poetry at Oxford from 1994 to 1999.  He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1983. He won the Whitbread Prize for Poetry and was awarded the Queen’s Medal for Poetry in 2007.

Recent work includes a new selection of poems, Yellow Tulips .  It contains some of the most memorable lyric verse of the past decades, from the formal skill that marked his debut, Terminal Moraine , to the dramatic and political monologues of The Memory of War and Children in Exile , through to the unforgettable love poems of Out of Danger . He edited the New Faber Book of Love Poems in 2006.  Further publications include School of Genius: A History of the Royal Academy of Arts, A Garden of a Hundred Packets of Seeds, Samuel T Coleridge Selected Poems, William Blake Selected Poems, his reportage as a war correspondent All the Wrong Places: Adrift in the Politics of South-East Asia, and the collection of essays   The Strength of Poetry.

Plays and libretti include: The Orphan of Zhao and Tamar’s Revenge (RSC), Pictures from an Exhibition (Young Vic), The Tsunami Song Cycle (BBC), Rigoletto (ENO) and Haroun and the Sea of Stories (New York City Opera). 

Associate Set Designer

David harris.

David’s recent designs include The Wild Party and City of Angels for the Royal Academy of Music, The Sound of Music at Teatro Renault São Paulo and City of Arts Rio de Janeiro, This is the Hour (a showcase of Claude-Michel Schönberg’s songs) at Royal Academy of Music, Hardboiled (nominated for an Offie Award for Best Design), David Copperfield and Writer’s Block for the Watermill Theatre, Idiot-Syncrasy , Bilbao , and Tame Game and City , for Bloom Dance, which have toured internationally.

As an Associate Designer for Cameron Mackintosh, he’ll deliver the revived UK tour of Phantom of the Opera in 2020 and has recently delivered Les Misérables: The Staged Concert and Hamilton in the West End, Miss Saigon in the West End and on UK tour, Les Misérables as a UK tour and in Tokyo, Mexico, São Paulo, Singapore, Manila, Seoul, Daegu and a US tour, and Half a Sixpence at Chichester Festival Theatre and the West End. Other associate roles include Twelve Angry Men at the Birmingham Rep and the West End, Annie and Man of La Mancha in São Paulo and Rio. As an assistant, he has worked on over 40 theatre productions including Barnum , Funny Girl , Chaplin: The Musical , Noises Off , Sister Act, No Man’s Land and Oliver!

Outside of theatre, David has designed a coffee shop within a Wren church in the City of London, and the restaurant Deli Ohio in Canton, Ohio and is currently working on the design of a garden for the RHS at Chelsea Flower Show.

Associate Sound Designer

Nic studied at The Central School of Speech and Drama in London gaining a BA Honours in Theatre Sound.

He started his career touring and in London as a sound mixer, including CML’s My Fair Lady and Mary Poppins (UK Tours), Marguerite (London) and Mamma Mia! (International Tour).

Nic started his association with Mick Potter as the No. 1 mixer on the 25th Anniversary Tour of Les Misérables and was involved in the 25th Anniversary Concert (O2 Arena, London). For Mick, he has mixed The Phantom of the Opera (25th Anniversary Tour), The Wizard of Oz (London), Miss Saigon (London) and Half A Sixpence (London). He has also mixed The Light in The Piazza at the Royal Festival Hall with the Opera North Orchestra, and Carousel, Chess and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard at the London Coliseum with the ENO Orchestra.

Nic is Associate Designer for Mick Potter on The Phantom of the Opera worldwide with productions since 2014 including Moscow, Oberhausen, Stockholm, São Paulo, Copenhagen, World Tour, UK / Ireland Tour and the upcoming production at Sydney Opera House. Nic is thrilled to be a part of the return of The Phantom of the Opera in London. Also, for Mick, Nic is Associate Designer for Les Misérables worldwide including productions in Spain, South Korea, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, São Paulo, Mexico City, US and UK / European Tours, and for Miss Saigon in Tokyo and Vienna.

Associate Lighting Designer

Simon sherriff.

Simon started his career in stage lighting in 1992 at the Festival Theatre in Chichester, where he worked as a full-time electrician and projectionist for six years.

Lighting design credits include: Little Shop of Horrors and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead for Jersey Opera House Ltd, Cinderella (2013), Dick Whittington (2014) and Cinderella (2016) at the Hippodrome Theatre, Bristol for First Family Entertainment and Aladdin (2017) at the Derngate Theatre, Northampton for Qdos Entertainment.

Simon co-designed the lighting for the UK tour of Barnum , and was the associate lighting designer for the UK tour of Oliver! in 2013. He has worked in South Korea, Japan, Spain, Manila, Dubai and Australia as the associate lighting designer for the Cameron Mackintosh 25th anniversary production of Les Misérables . More recently, Simon was involved with the transfer of the Broadway production of An American in Paris to the Dominion Theatre in London, and residencies in Tokyo and Kyoto in Japan, as associate lighting designer. For Cameron Mackintosh Ltd, Simon is the associate lighting designer for Mary Poppins , working on the recent UK tour and current London production, and also residencies in both Tokyo and Osaka in Japan. Simon is the associate lighting designer for Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre in London and for the current UK tour.

Outside of theatre, Simon has a keen interest in aviation and holds a National Private Pilot’s Licence.

Projection Associate

George reeve.

Video design credits include: The Sound of Music (National Tour), The Pleasure Garden – for which he was nominated for an OFFIE Award – Dick Whittington and Tommy On Top (Above The Stag), RENT and Hushabye Mountain (Hope Mill Theatre), Avalanche (Bloom Theatre), SIX (London & Broadway), SIX (The TonightShow), A Christmas Carol (Dominion Theatre), My Son’s A Queer, But What Can You Do? (Turbine Theatre), The Wind in the Willows (UK tour), Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (UK tour), WANNABE (UK tour), Cinderella In Concert (Cadogan Hall), Welcome Aboard (Viking Cruises), Musicals In Concert (Palladium, Stuttgart).

Associate Designer and Animator credits include: Frozen (Theatre Royal Dury Lane & Theatre an der Elbe), Anastasia (International Associate Designer), Les Misérables (Gielgud & Sondheim Theatre), SpongeBob Live Television Broadcast (Nickelodeon), Starstruck (ITV), Frozen (North American Tour), TINA (Aldwych & Hamburg), Paramour (Cirque Du Soleil), Divas For Democracy (StageIt Stream), The Sound Inside (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Flight (Royal Caribbean), Aladdin (Walt Disney Co.), Beauty and the Beast (Walt Disney Co.), All My Sons (Broadway).

Wigs, Hair and Makeup Designer

Stefan musch.

Stefan’s experience, skills, knowledge and diversity allow him to move between the roles as Supervisor, Designer or Wig Maker.

He works for productions around the globe and is the winner of the UK Theatre Trust Award for Outstanding Achievement in Wigs & Make-Up.

Most recent theatre credits include: The Phantom of the Opera (London, 25th anniversary and international), Les Misérables (London, staged concert and international), Miss Saigon and Shrek (London and international), Frozen – The Play , Lady Windermere’s Fan and An American in Paris (London) and King Lear (Chichester and London).

Stefan also creates wigs for individuals in the pop music industry.

Costume Design Associate

Laura Hunt has an MA in Fashion and Textiles. Her work in theatre spans 20 years, recent credits for Cameron Mackintosh ltd include Les Misérables London Sondheim, UK Tour, London Concert & USA Tour, Along with previous set ups for Japan , Asia, Dubai & Brazil. Barnum for, Chichester & UK tour.

Other Theatre credits: For National Theatre The Lehman Trilogy inc Westend and Broadway transfers , Hansard, Antony & Cleopatra, Waste, Sunset at the Villa Thalia, A Taste of Honey, Scenes from an Execution, After the Dance and Translations . For The RSC, Hamlet (2016), Death of a Salesman, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Hamlet (2012), The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Silence, The Homecoming and Measure for Measure. For The Royal Court, Hangmen, Rock n Roll and The Seagull, Krapps Last Tape. For the Almeida , Three Sisters, Mary Stuart, Hamlet and The Oresteia at the Almeida and in the West End; For SFP, Dep Supervisor Harry Potter & Cursed Child , The Sunshine Boys and Old Times in the Westend and on Broadway For Shakespeares globe, The Secret Theatre and Romeo and Juliet. . Opera credits include Exterminating Angel at the Salzburg Festival, Royal Opera House, NY MET Opera and Royal Danish Opera; How the Whale Became, Les Troyens and Il Trittico at the Royal Opera House; La Traviata at Glyndebourne; and L’Orfeo at Tokyo Opera City.

Dance credits include: As One and Elite Syncopations at the Royal Ballet; and Mad Hatters Tea Party at the Royal Ballet and ZooNation. As a stylist, Laura has worked on many Pop Promos and music videos with clients that include EMI &Virgin Records & CocaCola. As well as continued work with theatre Poster campaigns.

Orchestral Management

Sylvia addison.

SYLVIA ADDISON is one of London’s foremost Orchestral Contractors and clients include Theatre producers, composers, conductors, orchestrators, record producers and vocal artists in many fields of the music industry.

Theatre credits include: Back to the Future, Be More Chill, Beautiful, the Carole King Musical, Les Miserables Staged Concerts, White Christmas, BIG, the Musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Blues in the Night, Adrian Mole, Fiddler on the Roof, Only Fools and Horses, Fun Home, Fat Friends, Five Guys named Moe, Dreamgirls, Rent, School of Rock, Mary Poppins, Lion King – London and tour, Elf the Musical, Mrs Henderson Presents, Bend it Like Beckham, Barnum UK Tour, Miss Saigon, Stephen Ward, Scottsboro Boys, Merrily We Roll Along, Finding Neverland, Top Hat, Phantom of the Opera 25 th Anniversary , Ghost, Betty Blue Eyes, Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Wizard of Oz, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies, Legally Blonde, Sweet Charity, A Little Night Music, Oliver!, Carousel, La Cage aux Folles, Gone with the Wind, The Witches of Eastwick, Dorian Gray, Drowsy Chaperone, Lord of the Rings, White Christmas, Daddy Cool, Evita, Acorn Antiques, The Woman in White,Tell Me on a Sunday, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, We Will Rock You, Bombay Dreams, The Full Monty, Play Without Words, Phantom of the Opera, CATS, Jesus Christ Superstar , Starlight Express , The Beautiful Game, Whistle Down the Wind, By Jeeves, Sunset Boulevard, Grease, Closer to Heaven, La Cava, Maddie, Romance Romance, Once on this Island Something Wonderful, HONK!, Holiday on Ice, Burn the Floor, Edna the Spectacle

Associate Director

Sam trained at Guildford School of Acting, where he was also awarded the school’s singing cup. He has worked extensively as an actor, including A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Chichester Festival Theatre), Another Country (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford), Unexpected Host (York Theatre Royal), The Jungle Book (Nuffield, Southampton), Hiawatha (Newcastle Theatre Royal), Babes in the Wood (York Theatre Royal), Aladdin (Hawth, Crawley), An Ideal Husband (Redgrave, Farnham) and The Ten Commandments (Mercury workshop, The Place). West End: Les Misérables (Palace), Aspects of Love (Prince of Wales), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London Palladium), Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), My Fair Lady (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane) and The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s). UK tours: Les Misérables, Aspects of Love, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and The Best of Brian Conley .

Concerts include: Les Misérables (25th Anniversary, The O2), Les Misérables (Classic Brits, Royal Albert Hall), One Touch of Venus (Barbican), Masters of Swing (Royal Albert Hall) and Tribute to Jack Tinker (London Palladium).

Directing includes: Resident Director of Les Misérables in Concert (Gielgud Theatre), Deputy Associate of Les Miserables (UK tour), Resident director for The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s), resident director of Les Misérables (Palace), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK tour), White Christmas (Sunderland Empire), Les Misérables in concert (Scandinavian arena tour) and On Eagle’s Wing (Belfast Opera House), associate director of Irish Wings (Dutch tour) and director of Les Misérables in concert (Powderham Castle and Broadlands), Celebration of Musical Theatre with Clive Anderson (Palace), The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (RTE, Dublin Concert Hall), The Canadian Tenors (European tour) and Masters of the Musicals (UK tour).

Resident Director

Musical supervisor, alfonso casado trigo.

Alfonso’s professional relationship with Cameron Mackintosh started back in 2010 when he conducted Los Miserables in Madrid. He has conducted and supervised Les Misérables in Madrid, Barcelona, London, Dubai, Japan and Brazil, Miss Saigon in London, Japan and UK tour, and Phantom of the Opera (London) and was the conductor for Les Misérables: The Staged Concert , which was broadcast live around the world. He conducted the 25th anniversary gala of Miss Saigon (released on DVD worldwide) and was co-supervisor for the Les Misérables 30th anniversary in London. He is currently the Musical Supervisor of Les Misérables (London and Japan), guest supervisor for Mamma Mia! worldwide, as well as a teacher at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He has had regular collaborations with BBCCO, Bournemouth Symphony, RLPO, Seville Royal Symphony Orchestra, OBC and London Concert Orchestra. Among his recent projects as freelance conductor, Alfonso has appeared in Disney in Concert (ROSS), Candide (BSO, The Grange Festival), Simply Gershwin (LCO, Royal Festival Hall), Pedralbes Festival (Barcelona), Beatlemania (Royal Northern Symphonia), Royal Liverpool Philarmonic (New Year’s Eve Concert), Bernstein and the American Musical (Barcelona Symphony), Seville Symphony (classical repertoire) and more. He was the conductor for the film Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London whose score won an award at the Malaga Film Festival in 2019 and composed the soundtrack for the film Venus , which will premiere in early 2020. He recorded a Spanish classical music album with the BBCCO, soon to be released alongside soloists Juan Pérez and Magdalena Llamas. He conducted this orchestra again in August 2018 for Friday Night is Music Night (Snape, BBC Radio). Awards include Best Musical Director in Spain for Los Miserables and Best Musical Director in the West End for Miss Saigon .

Musical Director

Stuart morley.

Stuart studied piano and conducting at Trinity College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music where he was made an Associate in 2012. Musical Director credits include We Will Rock You , Elf , Big , Only Fools and Horses , Tommy , Sleepless , Brian May & Kerry Ellis’s Anthems , Starmus VI and The Show Must Go On.  Musical Supervisor credits include We Will Rock You (US & UK Tours, Brazil, Denmark, Romania, Germany, RCCL), Elf , Eugenius , Sleepless , Big , Strictly Ballroom, Whistle Down the Wind (The Watermill) and The Bodyguard (Denmark, Sweden). Stuart was Associate Musical Supervisor of the Olivier Award winning production of  Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour,  Choral Director for Chess in Concert and Associate Musical Director for the West End productions of Cabaret and Wicked .

Orchestration credits include the 2012 edition of Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé’s Barcelona , Big and Only Fools & Horses (West End), Monkee Business and Strictly Ballroom (UK Tours), We Will Rock You (UK & US tours), Close-Up (Menier Chocolate Factory), How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (Southwark Playhouse) , arrangements for the Bands of the Royal Air Force, BBC Festival of Remembrance, RAF100 , Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th Birthday Concert, The Last Night of the Proms , Queen and Adam Lambert Rhapsody Tour and the 2017 and 2023 Belfast Tattoo.

In 2018 Stuart completed his PhD at the Royal Academy of Music. He is proud to be on the teaching faculty at the Royal Academy of Music and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Assistant Musical Director

Mark bousie.

Mark was born and grew up in Perth, Scotland and studied at the Royal Academy of Music, where he is an Associate.

Credits in the West End include: Les Misérables: The Staged Concert (Gielgud, Sondheim and the original production at Queen’s), Miss Saigon (Prince Edward), Crazy for You and Betty Blue Eyes (Novello), Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Carousel and Fiddler on the Roof (Savoy), Evita (Adelphi) and Jumpers (Piccadilly).

Other musicals include: Barnum (Chichester) and Gigi (Regent’s Park Open Air). He recorded Stephen Warbeck’s original piano scores for Old Times (Harold Pinter Theatre) and Uncle Vanya (Vaudeville) and has worked extensively for the National Theatre (including From Morning to Midnight, Theatre of Blood, The Coast of Utopia, His Dark Materials ),

the RSC (the 2011 Lincoln Center Festival, NYC) and Shakespeare’s Globe.

As a pianist and accordionist, his performing and recording credits include work with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (the UK premiere of Osvaldo Golijov’s Azul at Symphony Hall), the BBC Concert Orchestra (John Williams Prom, Fiddler on the Roof Prom and Danny Elfman tribute) and Rambert. Mark performed in the live BBC broadcasts Liverpool

Nativity and Manchester Passion , and has played on numerous film soundtracks, including Beauty and the Beast, Whisky Galore! and The Children Act , for which he was piano coach to Emma Thompson.

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Stage Manager

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PAUL BAMFORD

Assistant Stage Manager

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LIZZY GETHINGS

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