John Owen-Jones is leaving the West End run of 'Phantom of the Opera' to once again take on he role of prisoner 24601 A.K.A. Jean Valjean in Broadway’s 'Les Miserables.' Now, John Owen-Jones is opening up about the two iconic roles and just how they differ.
At the age of 26, John Owen-Jones was the youngest actor to professionally play the role of, 'Les Miserables'lead, Jean Valjean in London. Now, Owen-Jones is returning to the role in the current Broadway production. Owen-Jones will be taking over the role from Alfie Boe. Recently, John Owen-Jones opened up about his long history with the iconic character.
John Owen-Jones is not just joining the cast of 'Les Miserables' as the new Jean Valjean on Broadway, but he is also making his way to Carnegie Hall. The former 'Phantom of the Opera' lead will be joining The New York Pops orchestra to help them celebrate the big three-three as part of the New York Pops 33rd Birthday Gala Do You Hear the People Sing concert event on Monday, May 2, 2016.
Alfie Boe is stepping down from the lead role as Jean Valjean in 'Les Miserables' on Broadway. Jean Valjean fans have no fear, John Owen-Jones ('Phantom of The Opera') will be taking over the role of prisoner 24601.