KRAVIS CENTER Presents the Musical Phenomenon LES MISÉRABLES, February 12-17
By: PR-BS Inc.
CAMERON MACKINTOSH'S ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF
BOUBLIL AND SCHÖNBERG'S
THE MUSICAL PHENOMENON
WEST PALM BEACH ENGAGEMENT AT THE KRAVIS CENTER
FEBRUARY 12 - 17
WEST PALM BEACH, FL (February 8, 2019) Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, has been announced for its much anticipated West Palm Beach engagement at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement. To purchase tickets, visit www.kravis.org, call 561.832.7469 or visit the Kravis Center Box Office at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach. Ticket prices start at $41. For a sneak peek, please visit www.LesMiz.com.
Nick Cartell portrays the fugitive 'Jean Valjean.' He is joined by Josh Davis as 'Javert,' J Anthony Crane as 'Thénardier,' Allison Guinn as 'Madame Thénardier,' Mary Kate Moore as 'Fantine,' Matt Shingledecker as 'Enjolras,' Paige Smallwood as 'Éponine,' Joshua Grosso as 'Marius' and Jillian Butler as 'Cosette.' Madeleine Guilbot and ViVi Howard alternate in the role of 'Little Cosette/Young Éponine.' Parker Dzuba and Parker Weathersbee alternate in the role of 'Gavroche.'
The ensemble includes John Ambrosino, Felipe Barbosa Bombonato, Julia Ellen Carter, Steve Czarnecki, Olivia Dei Cicchi, Kelsey Denae, Cate Elefante, Caitlin Finnie, Jillian Gray, Matt Hill, Monté J. Howell, Stavros Koumbaros, Andrew Maughan, Maggie Elizabeth May, Darrell Morris, Jr., Ashley Dawn Mortensen, Bree Murphy, Domonique Paton, Tim Quartier, Talia Simone Robinson, Patrick Rooney, Mike Schwitter, Brett Stoelker, Kyle Timson and Christopher Viljoen.
With glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking production of LES MISÉRABLES, which broke box office records during its pre-Broadway tour, has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering "Les Miz is born again!" (NY1).
Cameron Mackintosh said, "I'm delighted that after a four-year absence this glorious production is once again touring the major cities across North America and is more spectacular than ever."
"Thrilling, spectacular and unforgettable."
-The New York Times
"A stirring, thumping, heart-throbbing return of a pop opera whose themes of revolution and righteousness seem particularly well suited to our current turbulent times."
"Visually stunning! A monumental musical packed with power voices."
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, LES MISÉRABLES tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring one of the greatest scores of all time, with thrilling and beloved songs including "I Dreamed A Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More," "Do You Hear the People Sing" and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Along with the Oscar-winning movie version, it has now been seen by more than 130 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe. LES MISÉRABLES is still the world's most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 33rd year.
Cameron Mackintosh's production of Boublil and Schönberg's LES MISÉRABLES has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer from the original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, additional material by James Fenton and original adaptation by Trevor Nunn and John Caird. The original LES MISÉRABLES orchestrations are by John Cameron with new orchestrations by Christopher Jahnke, Stephen Metcalfe and Stephen Brooker. The 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, musical staging by Michael Ashcroft and Geoffrey Garratt and projections by Fifty-Nine Productions. Music Supervision is by Stephen Brooker and James Moore, with casting by Kaitlin Shaw for Tara Rubin Casting.
To date, LES MISÉRABLES remains the 5th longest-running Broadway production of all time.
Kravis On Broadway is sponsored by Julie and Amin Khoury. Performances of LES MISÉRABLES take place Tuesday, February 12 at 8 pm; Wednesday, February 13 at 2 pm and 8 pm; Thursday, February 14 at 8 pm; Friday, February 15 at 8 pm; Saturday, February 16 at 2 pm and 8 pm; and Sunday, February 17 at 2 pm. Tickets for LES MISÉRABLES start at $41 and may be purchased online at the official Kravis Center website www.kravis.org, or by calling the Box Office at 561.832.7469. For Group Sales, please call 561.651.4438 or 561.651.4304.
About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
The Kravis Center is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. The Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality, by offering comprehensive arts education programs - serving approximately 2.5 million schoolchildren since its inception; by providing a Palm Beach County home for local and regional arts organizations to showcase their work; and by providing an economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County. To enhance and elevate the customer experience, the Center has embarked upon a $50 million capital campaign to support a campus redesign and facility expansion that will create a more accessible, comfortable and pedestrian-friendly venue for the community. Aptly named Kravis 2020: The Future is Now, this campaign is at the heart of the Kravis Center's vision for the future. For information, please visit kravis.org or call the Box Office at 561.832.7469.
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