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BWW Reviews: Houston Family Arts Center's Production of LES MISERABLES is an Absolute MasterpieceBWW Reviews: Houston Family Arts Center's Production of LES MISERABLES is an Absolute Masterpiece
by Nyderah Williams - July 22, 2014

Houston Family Arts Center's production of LES MISERABLES is a riveting masterpiece! It evokes the spirit and themes of compassion, revenge and above all human transformation. (more...)
Peter Lockyer & David Thaxton Talk New LES MISERABLES RolesPeter Lockyer & David Thaxton Talk New LES MISERABLES Roles
by Pat Cerasaro - July 11, 2014

Long-running international smash hit mega-musical LES MISERABLES recently introduced two familiar faces to the franchise in new roles, Peter Lockyer and David Thaxton, and a fascinating chat with the two stars is now available to view. (more...)
Photo Flash: Go Backstage at the Imperial with the Company of LES MISERABLES!Photo Flash: Go Backstage at the Imperial with the Company of LES MISERABLES!
by BWW News Desk - July 9, 2014

The cast of the Tony nominated revival of Les Miserables has been hard at work at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) since it opened earlier this spring. Below, take a special behind the scenes look at what goes on backstage at the Imperial, with photos featured on the show's official Tumblr page! (more...)
Earl Carpenter Set for Limited Run as 'Javert' in Broadway's LES MISERABLES as Will Swenson Takes HiatusEarl Carpenter Set for Limited Run as 'Javert' in Broadway's LES MISERABLES as Will Swenson Takes Hiatus
by BWW News Desk - July 8, 2014

Acclaimed British actor Earl Carpenter will join Cameron Mackintosh's smash hit new production of Claude-Michel Schönberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables in the role of Javert beginning Tuesday, August 12 on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). (more...)
LES MISERABLES: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN Audiobook Out TodayLES MISERABLES: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN Audiobook Out Today
by Pat Cerasaro - July 8, 2014

A new audiobook recording of the informative companion tome LES MISERABLES: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN by Benedict Nightingale and Martyn Palmer is available on iTunes, with a physical release set for today, July 8. (more...)
Is it LES MISERABLES or LES MIS?Is it LES MISERABLES or LES MIS?
by BWW News Desk - July 5, 2014

Les Miserables has a tricky name that many people like to avoid by simply calling it Les Mis. With its recent stage and screen comeback, the Daily Telegraph decided to ask Cameron Mackintosh what he preferred to call the show when he first brought it to the stage 27 years ago. (more...)
Throat Virus Hits LES MISERABLES Cast Before Premiere at Melbourne's Her Majesty's TheatreThroat Virus Hits LES MISERABLES Cast Before Premiere at Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2014

Her Majesty's Theatre in Melbourne has had to postpone the premiere of Les Miserables. According to Herald Sun, a throat virus has hit the cast members. This Sunday's 6:30pm performance has now been shifted to 8pm on July 27 in order to ensure recovery. (more...)
LES MISERABLES UK Star Carrie Hope Fletcher Guest Tweets For The WeekLES MISERABLES UK Star Carrie Hope Fletcher Guest Tweets For The Week
by Pat Cerasaro - June 23, 2014

LES MISERABLES UK star Carrie Hope Fletcher takes on a new role as the official guest Tweeter on the official Twitter account of the West End production of the musical this week. (more...)
AUDIO: Un día de gira con 'Los Miserables'AUDIO: Un día de gira con 'Los Miserables'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - June 18, 2014

Ángel Rubio, de la cadena COPE, acompaña a Ruben Yuste y Sara Perez durante un dia en la gira española de 'Los Miserables'. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Impressive New Regional Production of LES MISERABLES Debuts in La MiradaBWW Reviews: Impressive New Regional Production of LES MISERABLES Debuts in La Mirada
by Michael L. Quintos - June 10, 2014

First to take on this brave task of bringing a regional production of the hit musical LES MISERABLES to the L.A./O.C. area is McCoy-Rigby Entertainment, that regional theater powerhouse that has consistently and successfully put on some magnificent, Broadway-caliber productions at their home base at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. In this theatrical company's very capable hands---particularly the pair attached to the production's Ovation Award-winning director Brian Kite---this impressive, locally-gestated LES MIS is confident, gutsy, and even quite rousing. (more...)
LES MISERABLES: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN Audiobook Now Available On iTunes, Out 7/8LES MISERABLES: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN Audiobook Now Available On iTunes, Out 7/8
by Pat Cerasaro - May 28, 2014

A new audiobook recording of the informative companion book LES MISERABLES: FROM STAGE TO SCREEN by Benedict Nightingale and Martyn Palmer is now available on iTunes, with a physical release set for July 8. (more...)
Theater Fans Petition to Bring LES MISERABLES to ManilaTheater Fans Petition to Bring LES MISERABLES to Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - March 27, 2014

In August last year, about 700 Filipino theater fans' Facebook-based petition to bring the smash Broadway musical 'Wicked' to Manila was deemed successful; the 'Ozian' stage spectacle opened at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) five months later, which ran 42 performances. Apparently, these fans are at it again: a newly created Facebook-based petition page to bring the critically-acclaimed reimagined production of Sir Cameron Mackintosh's LES MISERABLES to Manila is up and running--engaging every visitor to like its cause! (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: LES MISERABLES LIVE! DREAM THE DREAM (The 2010 Cast Album) Showcases Exciting New OrchestrationsBWW CD Reviews: LES MISERABLES LIVE! DREAM THE DREAM (The 2010 Cast Album) Showcases Exciting New Orchestrations
by David Clarke - March 19, 2014

In anticipation of LES MISERABLES coming back home to Broadway, I've been listening to LES MISERABLES LIVE! DREAM THE DREAM (The 2010 Cast Album). The beautiful, exciting, and comprehensive recording was captured at the Wales Millennium Centre in 2009. For those curious about what they can expect from the new Broadway production, this recording serves as the perfect introduction to Chris Jahnke's new orchestrations. (more...)
VIDEO: SESAME STREET Parodies LES MIS with 'Les Mousserables'VIDEO: SESAME STREET Parodies LES MIS with 'Les Mousserables'
by TV News Desk - March 7, 2014

'Sesame Street' continues to be on top of its pop culture references, and this time it's taken inspiration from the Broadway musical LES MISERABLES -- which is returning to the Great White Way this season. In the clip below, 'Jean Bon-Bon (Cookie Monster) is a very sad French guy in pursuit of cookies in the streets of Paris. He must figure out a way to survive and help his fellow Parisians find cookies.' Click to watch the spoof! (more...)
La gira de 'Los Miserables' pasará por el Gran Teatre del Liceu de BarcelonaLa gira de 'Los Miserables' pasará por el Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - February 25, 2014

Ya están a la venta las entradas para esta parada de la gira en Barcelona del 25 de julio al 3 de agosto. (more...)
BWW Reviews: NC Theatre Scores Big with LES MISERABLESBWW Reviews: NC Theatre Scores Big with LES MISERABLES
by Larisa Mount - February 15, 2014

North Carolina Theatre is taking on an iconic work of musical theater with their current staging of LES MISERABLES. Such a piece is quite a feat to put on, and to do it well is a great undertaking, but NC Theatre manages to accomplish something spectacular by combining the best talent of the Triangle with amazing New York actors. The result is a production which does justice to the cultural monolith which is Les Mis. It's a perfect production for die-hard fans and first-timers alike. (more...)
Drayton Entertainment Announces LES MISERABLES as 2014 Season Flagship ProductionDrayton Entertainment Announces LES MISERABLES as 2014 Season Flagship Production
by Toronto Newsdesk - February 3, 2014

After months of rampant public speculation, Drayton Entertainment's Artistic Director Alex Mustakas today announced Les Miserables as the organization's flagship production for the 2014 Season. The coup is the result of Mustakas trying for years to secure the rights to one of the biggest and most successful productions in Broadway history. The epic musical will take centre stage at the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge June 11th to August 2nd, and theHuron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend August 7th to August 30th. (more...)
Photo Flash: Ramin Karimloo-Led LES MISERABLES Closes in Toronto TodayPhoto Flash: Ramin Karimloo-Led LES MISERABLES Closes in Toronto Today
by BWW News Desk - February 2, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's latest production of Boublil & Schonberg's masterpiece, Les Miserables, the first show of the 2013-2014 Mirvish Subscription Season, ends its run today, February 2, 2014, at the Princess of Wales Theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast raising the barricade in Toronto! (more...)
BWW Recap: A Look Back at LES MISERABLES in TorontoBWW Recap: A Look Back at LES MISERABLES in Toronto
by Alan Henry - February 1, 2014

A look back at the Toronto sit down production as it comes to a close, with three of our very own stars Broadway Bound! Ramin Karimloo, Cliff Saunders, and Melissa O'Neil are all headed to the great white way in the new broadway revival! (more...)
VIDEO: June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson Face Off in FUNNY OR DIE Update to LES MISERABLESVIDEO: June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson Face Off in FUNNY OR DIE Update to LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2014

June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson took on the epic roles of 'Javert' and 'Jean Valjean' from Broadway's LES MISERABLES in 'The Confrontation' in the FUNNY OR DIE spoof below! Click below to check out their lip-syncing prowess and modern take on the scene from the stage musical! (more...)
BWW Special: Colm Wilkinson and Ramin Karimloo Thrill Toronto in Les MiserablesBWW Special: Colm Wilkinson and Ramin Karimloo Thrill Toronto in Les Miserables
by Kelly Cameron - January 12, 2014

If you were a passerby outside The Princess of Wales Saturday night, you might have thought there was a rock concert going on inside. The audience reaction when Colm Wilkinson, the man who originated the role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, stepped on stage was nothing short of deafening. That level of energy continued throughout the night as Wilkinson performed alongside Ramin Karimloo, who was inspired to become a musical theatre performer after seeing Wilkinson in the original Canadian production of The Phantom of the Opera. (more...)
Colm Wilkinson to Join Ramin Karimloo in Toronto's LES MISERABLES for Charity Performance TodayColm Wilkinson to Join Ramin Karimloo in Toronto's LES MISERABLES for Charity Performance Today
by Kelly Cameron - January 11, 2014

Toronto's critically acclaimed production of Les Miserables was responsible for bringing Ramin Karimloo back 'home' to perform on Canadian soil, and now for one performance only, he will share the stage with the man who helped inspire his dream to pursue musical theatre - none other than stage legend (and original Jean Valjean) Colm Wilkinson. (more...)
Rehearsals for Broadway Revival of LES MISERABLES with Ramin Karimloo & Caissie Levy Begin MondayRehearsals for Broadway Revival of LES MISERABLES with Ramin Karimloo & Caissie Levy Begin Monday
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2014

Rehearsals begin Monday, January 13 in New York for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece LES MISERABLES, which returns to Broadway beginning Saturday, March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. The official opening night for LES MISERABLES is Sunday, March 23. The cast of the new LES MIZ features Ramin Karimloo (West End and current acclaimed Toronto star of LES MISERABLES, and The Phantom of the Opera and Love Never Dies in London) as Jean Valjean; Will Swenson (Tony Award-nominated star of Broadway's Hair and Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as Javert; Caissie Levy (West End and Broadway star of Ghost and Hair and Elphaba in Broadway's Wicked) as Fantine; Nikki M. James (Tony Award winner for The Book of Mormon) as Eponine; Andy Mientus (who captured the hearts of TV viewers with his portrayal of Kyle Bishop on the NBC series 'Smash') as Marius; talented newcomer Charlotte Maltby as Cosette; acclaimed Canadian actor Cliff Saunders (The 39 Steps) as Thenardier; Tony Award-nominee Keala Settle (Hands on a Hardbody) as Madame Thenardier and Kyle Scatliffe, (the West End production of The Scottsboro Boys) as the revolutionary Enjolras. (more...)
Colm Wilkinson Discusses His Charity Guest Appearance in LES MISERABLES TorontoColm Wilkinson Discusses His Charity Guest Appearance in LES MISERABLES Toronto
by Pat Cerasaro - January 6, 2014

Iconic originator of the central role of Jean Valjean in mega-successful mega-musical LES MISERABLES, Colm Wilkinson, will make a rare return to the Toronto stage in a different guise at this Saturday's special performance of the new revival in Toronto and he discusses the noble reason why in a new interview. (more...)
A Peek Behind the Curtain into the World of 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' is My BroadwayWorld Highlight of 2013A Peek Behind the Curtain into the World of 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' is My BroadwayWorld Highlight of 2013
by Jacqueline Bublitz - January 5, 2014

Headlined by Michael Ball and Lea Salonga, two of musical theatre's biggest stars, the chance to go behind the scenes of Do You Hear The People Sing? in Shanghai was an opportunity not to be missed. (more...)

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