Photo Coverage: New LES MISERABLES Stars Celebrate 2 Years on Broadway with Tony's Portrait Unveiling!
Cameron Mackintosh's production of Claude-Michel Schönberg & Alain Boublil's legendary musical Les Miserables just celebrated its Second Anniversary Wednesday, March 23 at the Imperial Theatre (239 West 45th Street). The current Broadway version of Les Miserables, which will end its acclaimed run September 4, is the only production of the musical currently playing in North America.
The cast celebrated the milestone with a post-performance party at Tony's di Napoli Restaurant, featuring the unveiling of a portrait featuring stars John Owen-Jones (Valjean) and Hayden Tee (Javert) by artist Dan May for the restaurant's Broadway Wall of Fame. The party was hosted by Bruce Dimpflmaier and Tony's di Napoli and emceed by Valerie Smaldone. Check out photos from inside the special event below!
The cast of Les Miserables currently stars John Owen-Jones as Valjean, Hayden Tee as Javert, Alison Huff as Fantine, Alex Finke as Cosette, Tony Award nominee Gavin Lee as Thenardier, Rachel Izen as Madame Thenardier, Brennyn Lark as Eponine, Chris McCarrell as Marius and Mark Uhre as Enjolras.
Now in its third year on Broadway, this newly-reimagined production of Les Miserables opened on Broadway March 23, 2014 to critical acclaim. The Associated Press raved, "A glorious Les Miserables! This terrific new production is beautifully sung and acted." NY 1 said, "LES MISERABLES is born again. This is as close to perfection as we'll ever get in the theater." And The Huffington Post proclaimed, "This is a Les Miserables for the 21st century! It stirs the audience and rocks the rafters."
Photo Credit: Jessica Fallon Gordon
Portrait by Dan May