VIDEO: June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson Face Off in FUNNY OR DIE Update to LES MISERABLES
June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson took on the epic roles of 'Javert' and 'Jean Valjean' from Broadway's LES MISERABLES in "The Confrontation" in the FUNNY OR DIE spoof below! Click below to check out their lip-syncing prowess and modern take on the scene from the stage musical!
Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece Les Miserables returns to Broadway beginning Saturday, March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. The official opening night is Sunday, March 23.
Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel, Les Miserables is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. The magnificent score includes the classic songs "I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "Do You Hear the People Sing?," "One Day More," "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables," "Master Of The House" and many more.
Completing the 38-member cast are the five children who will play the roles of Gavroche, Little Cosette and Young Éponine: Joshua Colley (Newsies, the 25thAnniversary tour of Les Miserables), Mia Sinclair Jenness (NBC's recent "The Sound of Music: Live!", 25th Anniversary tour of Les Miserables), Gaten Matarazzo (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, 25th Anniversary tour of Les Miserables), Angeli Negron (Broadway debut) and Mckayla Twiggs (Once, the upcoming film Winter's Tale). Colley and Matarazzo will rotate as Gavroche; Negron and Twiggs will rotate in the roles of Little Cosette and Young Éponine; and Jenness will be a member of the Ensemble and understudy both Little Cosette and Young Éponine.
As previously announced, the cast of the new LES MIZ features Ramin Karimloo (West End and current acclaimed Toronto star of Les Miserables, and The Phantom of the Opera and Love Never Dies in London) as Jean Valjean; Will Swenson (Tony Award-nominated star of Broadway's Hair and Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as Javert; Caissie Levy (West End and Broadway star of Ghost and Hair and Elphaba in Broadway's Wicked) as Fantine; Nikki M. James(Tony Award winner for The Book of Mormon) as Éponine; Andy Mientus (who captured the hearts of TV viewers with his portrayal of Kyle Bishop on the NBC series "Smash") as Marius; talented newcomer Charlotte Maltby as Cosette; acclaimed Canadian actor Cliff Saunders (The 39 Steps) as Thénardier; Tony Award-nominee Keala Settle (Hands on a Hardbody) as Madame Thénardier; and Kyle Scatliffe (the recent West End production of The Scottsboro Boys) as the revolutionary Enjolras.
Cameron Mackintosh's production of Les Miserables is written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg and is based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, original adaption by Trevor Nunn and John Caird and additional material by James Fenton. The original Les Miserables orchestrations are by John Cameron with new orchestrations by Christopher Jahnke, Stephen Metcalfe and Stephen Brooker.
The new production is directed by Laurence Connor and James Powell, designed by Matt Kinley inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo with costumes by Andreane Neofitou and Christine Rowland, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Mick Potter and projections by Fifty-Nine Productions.
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