Breaking News: Alison Luff Is LES MISERABLES' Next 'Fantine' on Broadway
BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Alison Luff, most recently seen on Broadway as Miss Honey in MATILDA, will assume the role of 'Fantine' in Broadway's Les Miserables beginning Thursday, February 4 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Montego Glover will give her final performance as Fantine Wednesday, February 3.
Luff comes to Les Miserables directly from starring in the world premiere of the musical BREAKING THROUGH at the Pasadena Playhouse. She also starred in the national tour of WICKED as Elphaba and appeared on Broadway in MAMMA MIA!, GHOST THE MUSICAL and SCANDALOUS.
The cast of Les Miserables currently stars Alfie Boe, the internationally-acclaimed tenor (and star of the London LES MIZ 25th Anniversary concert) as Jean Valjean through February 28. John Owen-Jones assumes the role of Valjean beginning Tuesday, March 1. Adam Monley currently stars as Javert. Hayden Tee, acclaimed star of the Australian production, assumes the role of Javert beginning Friday, January 29.
The cast also features Tony Award and Olivier Award nominee Gavin Lee as Thenardier, Rachel Izen as Madame Thenardier, Brennyn Lark as Eponine, Chris McCarrell as Marius, Alex Finke as Cosette and Wallace Smith as Enjolras.
The Broadway production of Les Miserables, currently the only production of the musical performing in North America, will end its acclaimed run on September 4.