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Major Cast Changes at Les Mis!


There will be major cast changes in the legendary musical “LES MISÉRABLES” at the Queen’s Theatre. From Monday 14 January – Saturday 15 June 2013 Celinde Schoenmaker will play ‘Fantine’, and from Monday 28 January – Saturday 15 June 2013 Vicky Entwistle will play ‘Madame Thénardier’, Jamie Ward will play ‘Marius’ and Christopher Jacobsen will play ‘Enjolras’. Gerónimo Rauch will continue to star as ‘Jean Valjean’, Tam Mutu as ‘Javert’, Danielle Hope as ‘Eponine’, Samantha Dorsey as ‘Cosette’ and Cameron Blakely as ‘Monsieur Thenardier’.

Celinde Schoenmaker will be making her West End debut in the role of ‘Fantine’, having recently graduated from Fontys Conservatoire Tilburg in The Netherlands. Vicky Entwistle is best known for playing the role of ‘Janice Battersby’ in ITV’s long-running soap opera “Coronation Street”, a role she played for 13 years. Vicky’s recent stage credits include ‘Mrs Baldry’ in the 2012 tour of “Funny Peculiar” and ‘Woman 3’ in the UK tour of “The Vagina Monologues”, as well as starring as the ‘Wicked Queen’ in “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves” at the Blackpool Grand Theatre. Jamie Ward’s recent theatre credits include a workshop of ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ starring Cate Blanchett with the Sydney Theatre Company,  ‘Young Zhivago’ in the World Premiere of “Doctor Zhivago” at the Lyric Theatre, Sydney and ‘Hanschen’ in the Australian Premiere of “Spring Awakening” with the Sydney Theatre Company. Christopher Jacobsen is no stranger to “Les Misérables” having covered the role of ‘Jean Valjean’ in the New 25th Anniversary Production of “Les Misérables” on tour, and more recently playing alternate ‘Jean Valjean’ at the Queen’s Theatre. Other theatre credits include ‘Tony Canolino’ in “Master Class” at Theatre Royal Bath.