5NT - Fifth National Tour

Any discussion related to any production or staging of Boublil and Schönberg's Les Misérables.
User avatar
deHavilland
Posts: 4831
Joined: Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:21 pm
Location: Toronto, ON
Contact:

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!"

User avatar
deHavilland
Posts: 4831
Joined: Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:21 pm
Location: Toronto, ON
Contact:

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!"

User avatar
Morbidmuch_
Posts: 130
Joined: Thu Dec 08, 2016 6:27 pm
Location: Beyond the barricade
Contact:

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:
"Grantaire, put that bottle DOWN"

User avatar
23623
Posts: 483
Joined: Wed Dec 23, 2015 7:08 am

Re: 5NT - Fifth National Tour

Postby 23623 » Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:25 am

A new rehearsal video!

I love this Éponine already. :D
Revolution, but civilization

User avatar
23623
Posts: 483
Joined: Wed Dec 23, 2015 7:08 am

Re: 5NT - Fifth National Tour

Postby 23623 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:22 pm

Some proshot photos I found on tumblr :D

Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image

Source.
Revolution, but civilization

User avatar
Morbidmuch_
Posts: 130
Joined: Thu Dec 08, 2016 6:27 pm
Location: Beyond the barricade
Contact:

Re: 5NT - Fifth National Tour

Postby Morbidmuch_ » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:38 pm

23623 wrote:Some proshot photos I found on tumblr :D

Image


What is that thing on Javert's head? :lol: It looks like a Beatles wig.
"Grantaire, put that bottle DOWN"

User avatar
Acaila
Posts: 9943
Joined: Tue Jun 30, 2009 12:44 am
Location: Scotland

Re: 5NT - Fifth National Tour

Postby Acaila » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:58 pm

That wig is awful and that GIjolras is Maguire gone blonde.
Revolution: like Christmas come early only with more death
Abaisse Chief/Chef
"Les Amis Fun Package - The Awesome Traits of Each"
"She's basically Enjolras meets Amy Pond"
Sings Stars "way better than Russel Crowe"

User avatar
Morbidmuch_
Posts: 130
Joined: Thu Dec 08, 2016 6:27 pm
Location: Beyond the barricade
Contact:

Re: 5NT - Fifth National Tour

Postby Morbidmuch_ » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:57 pm

The only thing worse than Maguire is a blond Maguire. *shudders*
"Grantaire, put that bottle DOWN"

User avatar
CC21106
Posts: 412
Joined: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:07 pm
Location: Texas

Re: 5NT - Fifth National Tour

Postby CC21106 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:34 pm

I must be a worse fan than I thought. to my surprise I can identify every scene just by looking. Is this the current tour? If so, I'm going to miss it... ticket prices are right out roof.
Don't mess with Texas! We mess up enough by ourselves.
I have actually made bullets like they're doing in my avatar. Then loaded the gun with a ramrod, and shot it. But I'm not feeling real good about guns right now (10-3-17)

User avatar
deHavilland
Posts: 4831
Joined: Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:21 pm
Location: Toronto, ON
Contact:

Re: 5NT - Fifth National Tour

Postby deHavilland » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:26 am

Yes, sometimes tours do that. They gouge people because you say to yourself "aaaahhh, I have to go, it's only here for a week!" Plus, Les Mis is and will likely always be highly marketable.

(Not sure how identifying every scene makes you a worse fan though. ;) )

I will give blonde alleged GI-jolras a shot. I have to at least hear him before I say he's terrible.

Youthful Valjean gets more credit than I thought he would, he actually looks pretty decent here.
"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!"


Return to “Les Misérables”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests