Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Hunsaker, David McDonald and More in Casa Manana's LES MISERABLES
Casa Mañana Theatre opens the 2015-2016 Season with the epic LES MISERABLES, June 19 - 28. Tickets are on sale now. Check out a first look below!
Winner of over 100 international awards, including 8 Tony Awards,® and seen by over 70 million people worldwide, LES MISERABLES is an epic tale of broken dreams, passion and redemption. Set against a nation in the throes of a revolution, this uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit is based on Victor Hugo's novel of the same name and features one of the most memorable scores of all time.
Les Misérables features a cast of Broadway stars, including Michael Hunsaker, "Jean Valjean," David McDonald as "Inspector Javert," Mary Michael Patterson as "Cosette," Stephanie Umoh as "Fantine," Kirstin Tucker as "Eponine" Ian Patrick Gibb as "Marius," Cheryl Allison as "Madame Thenardier" and James Zannelli "Monsieur Thenardier." Other cast members include: Daniel Rowan, Stephen Newton, Madeline Yarbrough, Madilyn Perry, Zak Reynolds, Charlie H. Ray, Noah Putterman, Seth Womack, Major Attaway, Matt Beutner, Martin Antonio Guerra, Christopher J. Deaton, Will Huse, Dennis Wees, Hayden Hart, Cara Statham Serber, Mary Gilbreath Grim, Molly Franco, Jenny Tucker, Daron Cockerell, Brigitte Goldman, Alixe Ward, Amara Haaksman, Ellie Hertel, Sophia Kaiafas and Avery Perkins.
Les Misérables is directed and choreographed by Tim Bennett. Bennett most recently directed Casa Manana's critically-acclaimed production of Miss Saigon in August 2013. Prior to Miss Saigon, Bennett was last represented on the Casa stage by the critically-acclaimed productions of 42nd Street (2012) and RENT (2012). Bennett was the resident director of the Las Vegas production of Disney's The Lion King. He has directed and choreographed productions of High School Musical, Macbeth, Urinetown, Moon Over Buffalo, Lend Me A Tenor and Vegas Vaudeville all over the country, as well has concerts with the Boston Pops. James Cunningham, who is currently musical director of the critically-acclaimed Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story and who also directed the record-breaking CATS (2014), is the show's Musical Director.
Additional creative team members include Ben Gunderson, Associate Director/Choreographer, Samuel Rushen as Production Designer, Adam Koch as Scenic Designer, Matt Kraus as Sound Designer, Tammy Spencer as Costume Designer and Catherine Petty-Rogers as Wig, Hair and Makeup Designer.
Ticket prices range from $41 - $91 and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or by visiting www.casamanana.org. Tickets are also available at the Casa Mañana Theatre box office, 3101 W. Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth.
Photo Credit: Samuel Rushe