- Posted By: sfinch on: Tue, 15th Jan 2013 at 4:41pm
The West End production of Les Misérables at the Queens Theatre is getting a cast shake up this month. Celinde Schoenmaker (pictured) took over the role of Fantine on 14 January, and Jamie Ward, Vicky Entwistle and Christopher Jacobsen will be taking on the roles of Marius, Madame Thenardier and Enjolras respectively from 28 January.
Schoenmaker is making her West End debut in the role of Fantine, having recently graduated from Fontys Conservatoire Tilburg in The Netherlands.
Entwistle is best known for her thirteen year stint on ITV soap Coronation Street as Janice Battersby. Her most recent stage credits include the 2012 tour of Funny Peculiar.
Ward’s recent theatre credits include a workshop of Antony and Cleopatra starring Cate Blanchett with the Sydney Theatre Company, and Hanschen in the Australian Premiere of Spring Awakening with the Sydney Theatre Company.
Jacobsen is returning to Les Misérables having previously covered the role of Jean Valjean on the show’s 25th Anniversary Tour in 2010 and more recently at the Queen’s Theatre.
The West End stage production of Les Misérables is now in its 27th year at the Queen’s Theatre and is currently taking bookings until the 26 October 2013.