MANILA – This December 18, “Les Miserables” is set to open at the newly restored Sondheim Theatre in London’s West End.
And the Philippines’ very own Rachelle Ann Go is part of the cast, returning to the musical as Fantine.
“[Rachelle Ann Go] will return to the role of Fantine for 7 weeks in the spring and will take over the role next summer,” read a post on the official Instagram page of “Les Miserables” in the UK.
Other cast members include Jon Robyns (Jean Valjean), Bradley Jaden (Javert), Gerard Carey (Thernadier), Carrie Hope Fletcher (Fantine), Shan Ako (Eponine), Josefina Gabrielle (Madame Thernadier), Ashley Gilmour (Enjolras), and Lily Kerhoas (Cosette).
*#LESMIZ LONDON NEWS* Cast announced for Les Misérables at the newly restored Sondheim Theatre from 18 December 2019 following its major renovation. @j_robyns will play ‘Jean Valjean’, @bradleyjaden ‘Javert’, Gerard Carey ‘Thénardier’, @carriehopefletcher ‘Fantine’, @shanofficially ‘Eponine’, Josefina Gabrielle ‘Madame Thénardier’, @ashleyjgilmour ‘Enjolras’ and @lilykerhoas ‘Cosette’. @gorachelleann will return to the role of ‘Fantine’ for 7 weeks in the Spring and will take over the role next Summer. They will be joined by Kelly Agbowu, Ciarán Bowling, Richard Carson, Rodney Earl Clarke, Matthew Dale, Matt Dempsey, Harry Dunnett, Jessie Hart, Jessica Joslin, Sarah Lark, Georgie Lovatt, Ellie Ann Lowe, Luke McCall, Leo Miles, Claire O’Leary, Shane O’Riordan, Kathy Peacock, Sam Peggs, Mark Pearce, Emma Warren, Sake Wijers, Mared Williams and Samuel Wyn-Morris. Carrie Hope Fletcher will play Fantine from 18 December 2019 until 29 February 2020 and then again from 20 April 2020 until 25 July 2020. Rachelle Ann Go will play the role from 2 March 2020 until 18 April 2020 and then again from 27 July 2020. To book tickets visit: https://www.lesmis.com/london
Go is currently playing Eliza Hamilton in “Hamilton” at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London.
She also took on the role of Gigi in “Miss Saigon.”