What is Enjolras last name?

Trivia. It is possible that “Enjolras” is derived from an Occitan surname “Enjeura”, meaning to terrify. It also could be a pun of French “ange” meaning angel, making Enjolras a terrifying angel.

Who played Enjolras in Les Mis West End?

Bradley Jaden
Bradley Jaden is currently playing Enjolras in the concert of Les Misérables at the Gielgud Theatre, a role he played in the 30th anniversary cast of the show at the Queen’s Theatre. Bradley recently played Javert in the final cast of the musical at the Queen’s Theatre.

Is Les Mis based on truth?

Les Misérables was inspired in part by the true story of Eugène-François Vidocq, who turned a criminal career into an anti-crime industry. He created the Bureau des Renseignements, said to be the world’s first detective agency, in 1833, though he himself continued to be pursued by police.

How old is Enjolras in Les Mis?

He is the leader of The Barricade. 26 years old. [close] He is the leader of The Barricade.

How do you pronounce Enjolras?

En-JAHL-Ras. Not JOLE. French J as well. It’s almost a JSH sound, rather than the american JUH sound.

Who played Enjolras in the original London cast?

David Burt
David Burt created the role of King John in Blondel, by Tim Rice and Stephen Oliver. He can be heard on the 1985 original London cast recording of Les Misérables, as Enjolras, and the 1996 London cast recording of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Who is Jean Valjean based on?

Eugène François Vidocq
Valjean’s character is loosely based on the life of Eugène François Vidocq, an ex-convict who became a successful businessman widely noted for his social engagement and philanthropy. Vidocq helped Hugo with his research for Claude Gueux and Le Dernier jour d’un condamné (The Last Day of a Condemned Man).

Who played Enjolras in the movie?

Below is the list of actors who performed the role of Enjolras, both in the movie and musical adaptations. Rio Uehara – 2011-2015 Japanese Tour, 2013 25th Anniversary Japanese tour and 2017 Japanese 30th Anniversary Tour Ashley Stillburn – 2014-2015 West End Production (understudy) and 2018 Guernsey Concert

What does Enjolras do in the rue de la Chanvrerie?

Enjolras takes command of a barricade they construct in the Rue de la Chanvrerie, overseeing its fortification and defense.

Why does Enjolras accept Grantaire’s death?

Though Grantaire has previously scoffed at republican ideology, he declares himself a republican and offers himself for execution alongside Enjolras. Enjolras had previously despised Grantaire for his skepticism (and, to a lesser extent, his drunkenness). Despite that, Enjolras welcomes Grantaire in sharing his martyr-like death.

Are Enjolras and Marius friends in the musical?

Enjolras is featured in the Les Misérables stage musical. The musical omits much of the political background of the Friends of the ABC and the June Rebellion; it also presents Marius and Enjolras as being much closer friends than they are in the novel.