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Lauren Kennedy will play Fantine and her daughter, Riley Campbell, with play Fantine's daughter, Young Cosette (photo by Curtis Scott Brown)

“Les Misérables” Returns to Raleigh on Feb. 11-23 with Lauren Kennedy Playing Her Role as Fantine

Broadway star Lauren Kennedy will return to her hometown of Raleigh, NC to play the fired factory worker-turned-prostitute Fantine and Kennedy’s real-life daughter, Riley Campbell, will play Fantine’s daughter Young Cosette in Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre‘s gala joint production of Les Misérables, which will play Feb. 11-16 and 18-23 in Raleigh… Read More ›

J. Mark McVey plays reformed petty thief and escaped convict Jean Valjean (photo by Paul Kolnik)

Mark McVey and Andrew Varela’s Soaring Solos as Valjean and Javert Stop the Show in “Les Misérables”

On Valentine’s Day, Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre brought “Les Misérables” back to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, this time without its trademark turntable set but with brooding sets inspired by Hugo’s original artwork. A packed house turned out on Tuesday to greet Cameron McIntosh’s new 25th anniversary production of “Les Misérables.”

Jeremy Hays and Max Quinlan (center) play the fiery student revolutionaries Enjolras and Marius in "Les Misérables" (photo by Deen van Meer)

J. Mark McVey, Andrew Varela, and Cohorts Make Beautiful Music Together in “Les Misérables”

Stop! Whatever plans you may have made for this weekend, cancel them. There is something better to do. Cameron Macintosh’s 25th Anniversary Tour of “Les Misérables” is in town at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and will be leaving after its 7:30 p.m. Sunday performance.

J. Mark McVey plays reformed escaped convict Jean Valjean (photo by Paul Kolnik)

Dream the Dream: “Les Misérables” Returns to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium on Feb. 14-19

Based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel, “Les Misérables” is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. The musical’s magnificent score includes the classic songs “I Dreamed a Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “Do You Hear the People Sing?,” “One Day More,” “Empty Chairs at Empty Tables,” “Master of the House,” and many more.