Rachelle Ann Go joins the U.K. and Ireland tour of Les Misérables as Fantine May 16, replacing Katie Hall who played her last performance May 14.
Go is a veteran of the original West End Hamilton cast and the West End and Broadway revival companies of Miss Saigon. She returns to the role following her 2019 run in the West End production and the Asia tour.
The touring cast features Dean Chisnall as Jean Valjean, Nic Greenshields as Javert, Ian Hughes as Thénardier, Will Callan as Marius, Nathania Ong as Eponine, Helen Walsh as Madame Thénardier, Samuel Wyn-Morris as Enjolras, and Paige Blankson as Cosette.
Rounding out the cast are George Arvidson, Aidan Banyard, Will Barratt, Adam Boardman, Rebecca Bolton, Emily Olive Boyd, Olivia Brereton, Harry Chandler, Rebecca Ferrin, Aimee Good, Steven Hall, Jenna Innes, Tessa Kadler, Damian Kneale, Caleb Lagayan, Abel Law, Joseph McDonnell, Zabrina Norry, Emily Owens, Jordan Simon Pollard, Jamie Pritchard, Dean Read, Rebecca Ridout, and Rick Zwart.
Tour stops include Milton Keynes Theatre April 26-May 21, Theatre Royal Plymouth May 24-June 11, Hull New Theatre June 15-July 9, Bristol Hippodrome July 12-August 6, Birmingham Hippodrome August 9–August 27, Norwich Theatre Royal August 31–September 24 The Marlowe Theatre September 19– October 29, Sunderland Empire November 1-November 19, Leeds Grand Theatre November 24-December 10, and Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff December 13–January 14, 2023.
Produced by Cameron Mackintosh, the new production first premiered in celebration of the show's 25th anniversary. It is set to tour North America and The Netherlands, with further productions pending.
The tour features concept, book, and original French lyrics by Alan Boublil; book and music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, direction by James Powell and Laurence Connor; set and image design by Matt Kinley; lighting design by Paule Constable; sound design by Mick Potter; costume design by Andreane Neofitou and Christine Rowland; musical staging by Geoffrey Garrett; additional music staging by Michael Ashcroft; projection realization by Finn Ross and 59 Productions; orchestrations by Stephen Metcalfe and Christopher Jahnke; and music supervision and orchestrations by Stephen Brooker.
For more information, visit LesMis.com.