Cool, this is all so interesting!
What else do you know, ha ha.
I did like him as Enjolras by the way (I did let out an extra cheer for him when he took his bow), and I guess it is an unfair comparison since you could see Aaron's fire and passion in all those close-ups. He'd probably grow on me.
But to be sure, I think I'd better go see the play again...
Also there were some parts of the "old" production that I did prefer. This is the first time I'm seeing the new staging. There were times I missed the old revolving stage, especially at Enjolras' death scene (Spoiler? yeah probably not