Caissie Levy News

Up on the Marquee: LES MISERABLES's Back on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Feb 07, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece Les Miserables returns to Broadway beginning Saturday, March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. The official opening night for Les Miserables is Sunday, March 23. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee at the Imperial! (more...)

VIDEO: June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson Face Off in FUNNY OR DIE Update to LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 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...)

LES MISERABLES Finds Its Little People! Young Cosette, Eponine and Gavroche Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

The 'MIZ Kids' have been announced 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 isSunday, March 23. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Ace Young & Diana DeGarmo Talk JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT 2014 Tour, SAMSON & DELILAH At 54 Below, New EP & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 27, 2014

Today we are talking to a terrifically talented twosome who have found success sharing the stage both in entertainment endeavors and in life itself - real-life triple-threat couple Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo. Discussing many details of their two upcoming major musical productions - first, a special live concert presentation of the new musical SAMSON & DELILAH at cool NYC cabaret venue 54 Below, followed by the release of the concept album; as well as the upcoming new national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic family-friendly Biblically-themed musical JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, kicking off in a few short weeks - Young and DeGarmo share their passion for the arts and their unwavering commitment to their craft. Furthermore, the attractive and fit duo share how they are preparing for their upcoming Biblical roles and how they first became involved with the respective projects themselves. Additionally, both shed some light on their notable AMERICAN IDOL heydays, sharing backstage stories from the intriguing list of credits on their impressive resumes thus far. Plus, DeGarmo shares thoughts on the many in-development musicals she has had a hand in developing, from Sheryl Crow's forthcoming DINER to the similarly screen-to-stage adaptation of JAWBREAKER, not to mention her memorable work in the recent revisal version of CARRIE and more. As if all of that were not enough, Young and DeGarmo also recount memories of starring on Broadway together in HAIR as well as reflect on their turns in GREASE and HAIRSPRAY, while also casting a glance back at some favorite early roles, as well. Everything mentioned plus first news on the couple's new self-penned EP titled YOUNG & FREE as well as much more awaits in this career-spanning conversation with two of musical theatre's most popular and affable modern stars! (more...)

Photo Coverage: DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? in Manila Meets the Press
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 22, 2014

DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? international concert tour headliner Lea Salonga ("Les Miserables"), sans the show's other two lead stars David Harris ("Legally Blonde") and Marie Zamora ("Les Miserables"), met with the press yesterday, January 22, at Maxims Hotel at Resorts World Manila. Instead, Salonga was joined by the new additions to the cast Jon Joven ("Miss Saigon"), Leo Tavarro Valdez ("Miss Saigon"), Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo ("Miss Saigon"), and Carla Guevara Laforteza ("Miss Saigon") who will perform with Salonga, Harris, and Zamora in the Manila leg of the concert set Wednesday, January 29, and Thursday, January 30, at 8 p.m. at Resorts World Manila's Newport Performing Arts Theatre. (more...)

Ramin Karimloo Tweets First Look At Caissie Levy In Rehearsal For LES MISERABLES
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 22, 2014

Mega-hit mega-musical LES MISERABLES is poised to return to the Great White Way later this year in a hotly anticipated revival production and the show's star, Ramin Karimloo, shared a first look at co-star Caissie Levy in rehearsal for the show via social media (more...)

Twitter Watch: Will Swenson Confronts Ramin Karimloo in LES MISERABLES Rehearsals!
by BWW Staff - Jan 21, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Ramin Karimloo wrote 'Another great rehearsal morning. The confrontation is also looking amazing @thewillswenson is a beast. (more...)

Photos and Video: LES MIS Stars Unite! Original Valjean Colm Wilkinson Duets with Broadway-Bound Ramin Karimloo!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 16, 2014

London and Broadway's original Jean Valjean, Colm Wilkinson, performed the role of the Bishop for a special performance of LES MISERABLES Saturday evening, January 11 in Toronto at the Princess of Wales Theatre alongside Broadway's next Valjean, Ramin Karimloo, who will star in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of the legendary musical beginning March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. Wilkinson passed the torch - and the silver candlesticks - to Karimloo in a special benefit performance for five different Toronto charities: Casey House, Covenant House, Ernestine's, The Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa and Theatre 20. Wilkinson and Karimloo brought down the house with a special curtain call duet of 'Bring Him Home.' The Iranian-born Karimloo, who grew up in Toronto, has idolized Wilkinson since he was 12 and saw him perform in the title role in The Phantom of the Opera in Toronto. Karimloo went on to star as the Phantom in London, and since this November, as Jean Valjean, in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of LES MISERABLES in Toronto, for which he has received unanimous acclaim. BroadwayWorld brings you photos and video highlights below! (more...)

LES MISERABLES 2014 Rehearsal Round-Up! Meet & Greet, Stars Tweet, Backstage Photos, Etc.
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 15, 2014

Many notable cast members from the hotly anticipated 2014 Broadway revival of LES MISERABLES have converged to begin work on the new production in New York City and some of the stars and featured players have taken to social media to share comments, images and insights into the process. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Colm Wilkinson and Ramin Karimloo Share Stage in Special Performance of LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

London and Broadway's original Jean Valjean, Colm Wilkinson, performed the role of the Bishop for a special performance of LES MISERABLES Saturday evening, January 11 in Toronto at the Princess of Wales Theatre alongside Broadway's next Valjean, Ramin Karimloo, who will star in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of the legendary musical beginning March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. (more...)

Rehearsals for Broadway Revival of LES MISERABLES with Ramin Karimloo & Caissie Levy Begin Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 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...)

BroadwayWorld Looks Ahead to 2014: 14 Things We Can't Wait For!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 01, 2014

For the past week, BroadwayWorld has been counting down the final days of 2013 with video tributes to our 13 favorite musical moments of this year. Now that the ball has dropped and 2014 has officially arrived, we shift gears and look ahead to what is to come in 2014. Below, we count-up to the 14 theatrical events of 2014 that we are most excited for! (more...)

BWW Draws the Curtain on 2013: This Year's Hottest News Stories
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 31, 2013

Today, check out some of BWW's most read news stories from 2013, featuring favorites from our readers and editors, and catch up on anything that you might have missed within the last 12 months! (more...)

BWW Draws the Curtain on 2013: This Year's Curtain Call Highlights - Part Two
by Walter McBride - Dec 28, 2013

Today, check out part two of this year's curtain call highlights 2013, and catch up on anything that you might have missed within the last 12 months! (more...)

HIT LIST Concert, Caissie Levy, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Set for 54 Below Tonight; This Week's Listings
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Full Cast Announced for LES MISERABLES on Broadway; 24 Join the Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Additional casting was announced today 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 (249 West 45th Street). The official opening night for LES MISERABLES is Sunday, March 23. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/30-12/1/2013
by - Dec 01, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 1, 2013 - Sunday, December 1, 2013. (more...)

BroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Star Returns to Look Forward To- Caissie Levy
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 01, 2013

A slew of Broadway favorites will return to Broadway in the upcoming theatre season, including Caissie Levy, who will will star as 'Fantine' in Les Miserables (set to open at the Imperial Theatre on March 23, 2014). (more...)

BroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Ramin Karimloo Making Broadway Debut in LES MISERABLES
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2013

Thanksgiving might be over, but that doesn't mean that there isn't anything left to be thankful for this year! Earlier this week, BroadwayWorld brought you entries from over 60 of Broadway's biggest stars on what they are counting their blessings for (CLICK HERE to check out the full list), but now we turn the tables and share with you the reasons why we are thankful this holiday season. West End superstar Ramin Karimloo will make his Broadway debut next year as 'Val Jean' in Les Miserables (set to open at the Imperial Theatre on March 23, 2014). (more...)

BroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Star Returns to Look Forward To- Nikki M. James
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2013

A slew of Broadway favorites will return to Broadway in the upcoming theatre season, including Nikki M. James, who will will star as 'Eponine' in Les Miserables (set to open at the Imperial Theatre on March 23, 2014). (more...)

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