New casting has been revealed for the West End production of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre in London.
Joining the company from 27 September will be David Thaxton as Javert, Ava Brennan as Fantine, Robert Tripolino as Marius, Nathania Ong as Éponine and Lulu-Mae Pears as Cosette. They join Jon Robyns as Jean Valjean, Gerard Carey as Thénardier, Josefina Gabrielle as Madame Thénardier and Jordan Shaw as Enjolras.
David Thaxton returns to Les Misérables, having previously played both Javert and Enjolras at the Queen’s Theatre. His other West End credits include Come From Away (Phoenix), The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s), Love Never Dies (Adelphi), Jesus Christ Superstar (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) and Passion at the Donmar Warehouse, for which he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical.
Ava Brennan’s West End theatre credits include Hamilton, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical and A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic.
Robert Tripolino recently appeared in Whistle Down The Wind at The Watermill Theatre. Nathania Ong, who most recently played Éponine in the UK and Ireland Tour, she joins the London production in the same role.
The company also includes Hazel Baldwin, Brad Barnley, Emma Barr, Cameron Burt, Natalie Chua, Matthew Dale, Matt Dempsey, Bryony Duncan, Louis Emmanuel, Sophie-May Feek, Natalie Green, Melad Hamidi, Harry Jack, Christopher Jacobsen, Benjamin Karran, Yazmin King, Bart Lambert, Sarah Lark, Georgie Lovatt, Ellie Ann Lowe, Adam Robert Lewis, Donald Craig Manuel, Jodie Nolan, Sam Peggs, Jo Stephenson, Phoebe Williams and Ollie Wray.
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, additional material by James Fenton and adaptation by Trevor Nunn and John Caird.
Les Misérables is booking until 5 March 2023 at the Sondheim Theatre, London.
Meet the cast of Les Miérables