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Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Pre-LES MISERABLES Musical, LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE, to Play ChicagoAlain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Pre-LES MISERABLES Musical, LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE, to Play Chicago
by Michael Dale - Sep 3, 2015

Once billed as the first French rock opera, LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE will receive a one-night workshop staging. (more...)


by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 2, 2015

Just last night, Tony Award-nomineeMontego GloverandAlex FinkeandAlfie Boejoined the company ofClaude-Michel Schonberg&Alain Boublil'sLes Miserableson Broadway. Glover succeedsErika Henningsenas Fantine, while Finke (making her Broadway debut) replaces original cast memberSamantha Hill. Boe takes over forTony Award nomineeRamin Karimlooas Jean Valjean. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night, and brings you photos from the curtain call and after party below. Plus check out the beautiful tribute to late castmember Kyle Jean-Baptiste on the Imperial marquee. (more...)

Alfie Boe is Back on Broadway - A Look Back at the Top Performances from LES MISERABLES' New Lead!Alfie Boe is Back on Broadway - A Look Back at the Top Performances from LES MISERABLES' New Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Alfie Boe returns to Broadway as 'Jean Valjean' tonight in Cameron Mackintosh's production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables, now in its second year at the Imperial Theatre. Tony Award nominee Ramin Karimloo gave his final performance just last Sunday, August 30. BWW welcomes Boe back to Broadway with a roundup of his top performances - check them out below, and be sure to let us know your favorites below! (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Go Inside the MISS SAIGON Cast Reunion!Exclusive Photo Coverage: Go Inside the MISS SAIGON Cast Reunion!
by Walter McBride - Sep 1, 2015

It all started with Marc Oka (an Original Broadway Cast member) who decided to try and gather members of the casts of MISS SAIGON for a reunion. He went to URBO (a fantastic restaurant, bar and venue, in the heart of Times Square) and Manager, Benjamin Ickies, who is also a musician, and BOOM ... the night was born. (more...)

Alfie Boe Joins Broadway's LES MISERABLES as 'Jean Valjean' TonightAlfie Boe Joins Broadway's LES MISERABLES as 'Jean Valjean' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Internationally-renowned performer Alfie Boereturns to Broadway to star as 'Jean Valjean' in Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new Broadway production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables, now in its second year at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Boe begins performances in Les Miserables tonight, September 1. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 26, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 26, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Aug 26, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Today's fire at The Second City, and last week's Jeff Award nominations! Plus 'Glory Days' and the Refuge Theatre season, new musicals in focus with Schonberg and Boublil, Chicago Children's Theatre and more, Joan Curto, Hershey Felder, 'Bat Boy,' and Theatre At The Center's 2016 season! (more...)

PHOTO: LES MIS Stars Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe Reunite Down Under!PHOTO: LES MIS Stars Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe Reunite Down Under!
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Jean Valjean and Inspector Javert reunited over the weekend as former LES MISERABLES stars Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe got together over dinner in their native Australia. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/11/2015 - 8/18/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 8/11/2015 - 8/18/2015
by - Aug 18, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/11/2015 - 8/18/2015. (more...)

BWW Interview: Boe's Back! LES MISERABLES' New Jean Valjean Preps for His Big Broadway ReturnBWW Interview: Boe's Back! LES MISERABLES' New Jean Valjean Preps for His Big Broadway Return
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 15, 2015

Boe just began rehearsals for his Broadway comeback, and he checked in with BroadwayWorld after Day 1. In the full interview below findout how he feels about being Britain's favorite tenor, what his memories are of the 25th Anniversary concertand so much more! (more...)

Lea Salonga On Gay Marriage In Eloquent New Q&A: 'I Have Way Too Many Gay Friends To Not Be Supportive!'Lea Salonga On Gay Marriage In Eloquent New Q&A: 'I Have Way Too Many Gay Friends To Not Be Supportive!'
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 11, 2015

Lea Salonga offers her candid thoughts on several topics, including gay marriage in the Philippines! (more...)

Meet the New Leads of LES MISERABLES on Broadway - Alfie Boe, Montego Glover & Alex Finke!Meet the New Leads of LES MISERABLES on Broadway - Alfie Boe, Montego Glover & Alex Finke!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

As reported yesterday, Tony Award-nominee Montego Glover and Alex Finke will join Alfie Boe, the internationally-acclaimed performer who takes over the role of Jean Valjean in Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables, on Sept 1. Glover succeeds Erika Henningsen as Fantine, while Finke (making her Broadway debut) replaces original cast member Samantha Hill. In honor of the trio boarding of one Broadway's most beloved hits, BWW brings you a brief look at their past performances! (more...)

Montego Glover & Alex Finke Will Join Cast of LES MISERABLES This September!Montego Glover & Alex Finke Will Join Cast of LES MISERABLES This September!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Tony Award-nomineeMontego Glover(Memphis) will assume the role of Fantine beginningTuesday, September 1in Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new Broadway production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil'sLES MISERABLES,now in its second year at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45thStreet). She succeeds Erika Henningsen in the role. Glover, who also received the Drama Desk and Outer Critics' Circle Awards for her acclaimed performance inMemphis, most recently co-starred on Broadway in the musicalIt Shoulda Been You. Also onSeptember 1,Alex Finkemakes her Broadway debut in the role of Cosette, succeeding Samantha Hill. (more...)

Michael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More to Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT Next MonthMichael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More to Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its third and final developing musical reading on the University of Memphis mainstage with The Oliver Experiment by Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson on August 15 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Lea Salonga Kicks Off Australia & New Zealand Tour, 7/24Lea Salonga Kicks Off Australia & New Zealand Tour, 7/24
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 23, 2015

Lea Salonga goes down under! (more...)

BWW Feature: Celebrate the City of Lights with our Favorite French ShowtunesBWW Feature: Celebrate the City of Lights with our Favorite French Showtunes
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 19, 2015

Paris Je t'dore! And Vive La France!French-flavored Broadway shows and songs are tres magnifique. The romantic 'City of Lights' and the lure of romance with a French accent has served as the inspiration for many musicals through the years. And since France and all of the world's Francophiles celebrated Bastille Day earlier this week, BroadwayWorld's Jeff Walker and Matt Tamanini are taking a look at the shows and tunes that make us go 'oo-la-la!' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tonight They Will Be... LION KING? MISS SAIGON Cast Channels Their Inner AnimalsSTAGE TUBE: Tonight They Will Be... LION KING? MISS SAIGON Cast Channels Their Inner Animals
by Sally Henry - Jul 18, 2015

The cast of MISS SAIGON just tweeted a fun video of the cast stretching and prepping for their performance with 'He Lives in You' as background music. Check out the video below, and see if you can spot Olivier nominee Jon Jon Briones! (more...)

MISS SAIGON Announces Final Extension in London; Broadway Next!MISS SAIGON Announces Final Extension in London; Broadway Next!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Cameron Mackintosh announced today that Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical'MISS SAIGON'will make its final London flight at the Prince Edward Theatre onSaturday 27 February 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/6/15- Claude-Michel SchonbergSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/6/15- Claude-Michel Schonberg
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2015

Happy Birthday Claude-Michel Schonberg! Schonberg is best known for his collaborations with the lyricist Alain Boublil. Thier stage musical version of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, which opened at the Palais de Sports in Paris in 1980, opened to acclaim in London in 1985 and on Broadway in 1987. In 1989, their success continued with the musical Miss Saigon, which starred Lea Salonga and Jonathan Pryce. Schonberg's next project with Boublil was The Pirate Queen, a musical about the 16th century Irish pirate, chieftain and adventuress Grace O'Malley, which opened on Broadway on April 5 2007. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN Secures West End Venue; MISS SAIGON Traveling to Broadway?Disney's ALADDIN Secures West End Venue; MISS SAIGON Traveling to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Prince Ali has found his London home! The Daily Mail reports thatBroadway's Aladdin,originally in talks to open at the London Palladium orthe Dominion, has finally secured the West End's Prince Edward Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LES MISERABLES at The Milburn Stone TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at LES MISERABLES at The Milburn Stone Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

The Milburn Stone Theatre presents one of the most iconic broadway musicals of all time, Les Miserables,for three weekends beginning tomorrow, June 12, 2015. Les Miserables features a book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, music by Claude-Michel Schonberg and lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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