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FSU Alum to play Fantine on Broadway

Published August 20, 2015


Tony Award® nominee and School of Theatre alum Montego Glover (BFA Music Theatre, 1996) will be taking over the role of Fantine in the critically acclaimed Les Misérables on Broadway. Glover was last seen in It Shoulda Been You as Annie Shepard, a Maid of Honor at a wedding which closed Aug. 9th. Glover will be taking over the role starting September 1st. Click here for more information regarding Les Misérables on Broadway.

Glover previously originated the lead role of Felicia Farrell in Memphis for which she received a Tony Award® nomination (Lead Actress in a Musical), after her Broadway debut in The Color Purple (Nettie). Glover has made numerous appearances both in TV and film, including “Smash” and “The Following”. Click here to read more about Glover’s work.


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