NEWS: Killian Donnelly and Carly Stenson Join Cast of Les Miserables

From the 12th June, Killian Donnelly will star as Jean Valjean and Carly Stenson will join the cast to play Fantine in the hit long running musical. 

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Cameron Mackintosh has confirmed major cast changes for Les Miserables from the 12th June, including roles for Killian Donnelly and Carly Stenson.

Killian Donnelly will join the cast following his appearance on Broadway, where he is currently playing the role of Charlie Price in the Broadway production of Kinky Boots. He joins the cast along with Carly Stenson, whose West End credits include performances in Legally Blonde and Shrek the Musical.

They will be joined by Hayden Tee who  returns to play ‘Javert’ from 17 July, Steven Meo as ‘Thénardier’; Karis Jack as ‘Eponine’, Jacqueline Tate as ‘Madame Thénardier’ and Hyoie O’Grady as ‘Enjolras’. Paul Wilkins will continue in the role of ‘Marius’ and Charlotte Kennedy will continue in the role of ‘Cosette’ having both originally joined the company in 2015.

The musical, based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel, Les Miserables features Boublil and Schönberg’s magnificent score including songs such as ‘Bring Him Home’, ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ and ‘On My Own’.

Now in its 33rd year in the West End, the production originally opened at at the Barbican Theatre on 8 October 1985, before transferring to the Palace Theatre on 4 December 1985 and moved to its current home at the Queen’s Theatre on 3 April 2004.

Les Miserables was directed and adapted for the stage by Trevor Nunn and John Caird.

Les Miserables is now booking at the Queen’s Theatre until the 14th October 2017. To book tickets visit: Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk.