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Manila, PHILIPPINES — The full company has been confirmed for the Manila season of Boublil & Schonberg’s legendary musical LES MISERABLES.

Presented in Manila by Smart Infinity, the anticipation remains high for the forthcoming arrival of the musical.

Want to meet the cast?

Here they are!

GLEESON, Simon - Jean Valjean

Jean Valjean
Awards & Nominations: Helpmann Award winner Best Male Actor in a Musical – Les Miserables; Green Room Award nomination – Best Actor Leading Role in a Musical – Les Miserables and Chess; Sydney Theatre Awards nomination – Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical – Love Never Dies and Les Misérables. Stage: Rupert (Melbourne Theatre Company/Kennedy Center, Washington), Chess (The Production Company), Love Never Dies (RUG), Shoes (Sadlers Wells, London), Starting Here, Starting Now (Manilla Street), Imagine This (New London Theatre, West End). Film and television: City Homicide (SNOL); Kombat Opera Presents (BBC); Eastenders (BBC); Blue Heelers (Southern Star); Seachange (ABC).

CARPENTER, Earl - Javert

Earl has performed in Cameron Mackintosh’s and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s original and 25th Anniversary productions and concert celebrations of Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, The Witches of Eastwick, Sunset Boulevard and Evita; Queen’s We Will Rock You to the world premiere of Zorro to the Scottish premie?re of The Secret Garden to original UK production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Bill Kenwright’s Robin, Prince of Sherwood and Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor© Dreamcoat in London’s West End, New York’s Broadway, Toronto and throughout the UK, France, Switzerland, Germany and Austria.

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Theatre credits: Fantine in Les Misérables (Queen’s Theatre, London). Gigi in Miss Saigon (Prince Edward, London) for which she won the WhatsOnStage award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical and the Broadway World Award for Best Featured Actress in a New Production of a Musical, Ariel in the Atlantis Production of Disney’s Little Mermaid, which earned her the Best Actress Award for a Musical in the Broadway World Awards. Jane Porter in the musical adaptation of Tarzan.

WALSH, Helen - Madame Thenarider

Madame Thenardier
Helen graduated from the Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education (now the University of Southern Queensland), Australia, majoring in Voice. She has since performed all over the world, and for the last ten years, in London. Since moving to the UK, Helen has appeared as Ensemble and cover Madame The?nardier in Les Misérables (Queen’s Theatre, London); Baroness & cover Old Lady in Candide (Menier Chocolate Factory); Sister Margaretta & understudy mother Abbess in The Sound of Music (Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park); Auntie Em in The Wizard of Oz (London Palladium); Ensemble and cover Mother Superior & Mary Lazarus in Sister Act (London Palladium); Frau Schmidt in The Sound of Music (London Palladium); and Shawntel/Eve in Jerry Springer the Opera (UK Tour).

BLAKELY, Cameron - Thenardier

Monsieur Thenardier
Theatre: Narrator/Mysterious Man – Into The Woods (Royal Exchange Theatre), Fagin – Oliver! (Watermill Theatre), Gatch/Twimble – How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Concert), Lazar Wolf – Fiddler On The Roof (Grange Park Opera) Mr Lucas/Mr Scruton – The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole (Leicester Curve) Thenardier – Les Misérables (Queens Theatre) Bamatabois – Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert (O2 Arena) Sam – Mamma Mia! (international tour) Stacey – Smash (Menier Chocolate Factory).

GREENLAND, Kerrie Anne - Eponine


A graduate of WAAPA in 2012. Theatre credits include: Playground (Chapel Off Chapel), In A Pink Tutu (National Institute of Dramatic Art), Cole Porter Celebration Concert (Sydney Opera House), The Good Fight (New Musicals Australia). Into The Woods, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Xanadu, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Violet (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts). Awards & Nominations: Helpmann Award winner Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical – Les Miserables.

LANGRIDGE, Emily - Cosette

Emily graduated WAAPA in 2012, with a Bachelor of Music Theatre. Theatre credits include: Gypsy (The Production Company), Pirates of Penzance (The Production Company), Playground (Nick Hedger – Chapel Off Chapel), Atlantis: in Concert (Matthew Robinson –Chapel Off Chapel), DreamSong: a New Musical (Rob Tripolino and Hugo Chiarella – Theatre Works), Xanadu, Into the Woods, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts).

DURLING, Chris - Enjolras

Chris graduated from the University of Ballarat – Arts Academy. Credits include: Jersey Boys (performed the roles of both Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio), Fame (Nick Piazza), An Officer and a Gentleman – workshop (Zac Mayo), Saturday Night (Artie), High School Musical (Troy Bolton), John & Jen (John), Follies (Young Buddy), Damn Yankees, My Fair Lady (Freddy), a cabaret with Broadway composer John Bucchino and, most recently, the role of Doody in Grease. Chris was nominated for a Helpmann Award for his role as Enjolras.

WILKINS, Paul - Marius

Paul is originally from Hampshire, UK, and graduated from The Arts Educational Schools, London in the summer of 2015. Whilst training, Paul has played the roles of Moose in Crazy for You and Lonigan in Wonderful Town. Paul also recently performed in Friday Night is Music Night for BBC2 as a soloist. After graduation Paul went straight in the West End cast and 30th Anniversary production of Les Mise?rables as Ensemble/cover Marius and is thrilled to be playing the role itself on the Asian Tour.

DE LOS SANTOS, Chloe - Little Cosette

Young Cosette
Theatre credits: Ying Yaowalak in The King and I (Opera Australia). Training: Young Australian Talent Company, CAPA.

The Manila premiere of Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production, LES MISE?RABLES, arrives at The Theatre at Solaire from March 2016.

Tickets are still on sale. Visit the official Les Miz Manila website here.

SOURCE: Concertus Manila

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Orly S. Agawin

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Orly has been writing for The Jellicle Blog since 2008. He is a training and development consultant by day and an art enthusiast by night. He lives in Parañaque with his mom.

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