5NT - Fifth National Tour

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5NT - Fifth National Tour

Postby deHavilland » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:04 am

It's happening, it's happening! The unofficially dubbed 5NT!

Tour Start Date: September 21, 2017 (Providence, Rhode Island)

Starting 5NT Cast:

Jean Valjean: Nick Cartell
Javert: Josh Davis
Fantine: Melissa Mitchell
Marius: Joshua Grosso
Cosette: Jillian Butler
Éponine: Phoenix Best
Thenardier: J Anthony Crane
Mme Thenardier: Allison Guinn
Enjolras: Matt Shingledecker

Little Cosette/Young Éponine: Zoe Glick, Sophie Knapp
Gavroche: Jordan Cole, Julian Emile Lerner

ENSEMBLE
John Ambrosino, Robert Ariza, Daniel Berryman, Felipe Barbosa Bombonato, Gabriel Sidney Brown, Brittany Campbell, Julie Cardia, Sarah Cetrulo, Amelia Cormack, Steve Czarnecki, Julia Rose Di Piazza, Nicholas Edwards, Caitlin Finnie, Michelle Beth Herman, Monté J. Howell, Andrew Love, Maggie Elizabeth May, Matt Moisey, Mary Kate Moore, Talia Simone Robinson, Mike Schwitter, Liz Shivener, Brett Stoelker, Kyle Timson and Christopher Viljoen
"Quand vous aurez besoin de Bahorel, capitaine, Bahorel est là! Je sais faire trébucher tous les chevaux du garde-corps avec une ficelle... Rien qu'une petite ficelle. Enfin, pensez à Bahorel du Café Musain!"

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Re: 5NT - Fifth National Tour

Postby deHavilland » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:12 am

I don't really recognize any of these names, honestly. Melissa Mitchell, of course, was a Cosette/Fantine understudy on Broadway recently and Andrew Love has been with the show since the Toronto production. I have a feeling he's going to be one of those perennial Mizzies who stays as long as he possibly can.

Nick Cartell does not come from a place where I would expect to find a new Valjean. He seems a little young and has a resume full of small or ensemble roles, but he was on the 25th Anniversary Phantom tour (as one of the policemen...?) so I guess that's where they found him. I'm curious about him. You'd think someone capable of carrying Les Mis and singing the score for Valjean would be "discovered" sooner rather than later and have something under their belt that shows someone else noticed that capability before he was chosen to play Valjean, but who knows. Maybe he'll be like the Phantoms on the 25th Anniversary Phantom tour.

Broadway World put together a helpful little video collection for everyone though. Cartell's voice is okay, but he's already dropping notes thirty seconds into the song.

The thumbnail for Josh Davis' Stars is like GHOST JAVERT. I laugh.
"Quand vous aurez besoin de Bahorel, capitaine, Bahorel est là! Je sais faire trébucher tous les chevaux du garde-corps avec une ficelle... Rien qu'une petite ficelle. Enfin, pensez à Bahorel du Café Musain!"

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Re: 5NT - Fifth National Tour

Postby Morbidmuch_ » Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:28 pm

How many of the shows are you planning on seeing this time? :wink:
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