LES MISERABLES Revival Marches Into Final Week on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2016
If you want to 'hear the people sing' on Broadway, it's your last chance (at least for now)! (more...)
Stage Tube: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Shows Off His Broadway Voice With 'Bring Him Home'
by Nora Dominick - August 24, 2016
Gaten Matarazzo is best known to Broadway audiences as the original Gavroche in the recent revival of Les Miserables. Below, Gaten shows off his love for all things Les Mis as he belts the famous number 'Bring Him Home.' Check it out below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Brush Up on LES MISERABLES in 5 Minutes; Closes This September!
by Stage Tube - August 18, 2016
The current Broadway revival of Les Miserables, is in its final weeks at the Imperial Theatre, where it will run through¬†September 4th. Need a refresher on the story before the last curtain comes down? Below, check out a summary of the show in just five minutes! (more...)
LES MISERABLES Celebrates 1,000 Trips to the Barricade
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2016
The current Broadway revival of Les Miserables, which opened in March 2014 and is scheduled to play through September 4th, celebrates its 1,000th performance today. The current revival has played more than twice as long as the 2006 revival,¬†which closed after just 483 performances. The original 1987 production 6,680 performances and is the fifth-longest running production in Broadway history. (more...)
BWW TV: LES MISERABLES Brings the Classics to Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 22, 2016
In attendance was the cast of Les Miserables (Hayden Tee, Allison Luff, John Owen-Jones) who performed the songs 'Stars,' 'Bring Him Home' and 'I Dreamed a Dream.' Check out highlights below! (more...)
LES MISERABLES Miniseries Heading to TV; BWW Looks Back at Many Adaptations!
by Caryn Robbins - July 21, 2016
As BWW reported earlier today, Weinstein Television and the BBC will collaborate on a new version of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables. Below, BWW looks back on the many incarnations of the Victor Hugo classic (more...)
Six-Part LES MISERABLES Miniseries Coming to Television
by Caryn Robbins - July 21, 2016
Weinstein Television and the BBC will collaborate on a new version of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables. (more...)
Jason Forbach of LES MISERABLES Broadway Sings Song for Orlando - 49 HEARTBEATS
by Kathy Strain - July 5, 2016
When the senseless killings at the Orlando nightclub PULSE happened, many tried to understand why such an act had taken place. Jason Forbach has been involved in Les Miserables on tour and on Broadway for the past 6 years and wrote a song along with Brett Rowe to honor those lost but not forgotten. (more...)
Same-Sex Kiss Cut From Singapore Production of LES MISERABLES
by Michael Dale - June 13, 2016
An unscripted kiss, meant as a comic bit, would have changed the production's official rating. (more...)
BWW TV: John Owen-Jones Represents LES MISERABLES at Stars in the Alley!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 7, 2016
STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, took place just last week in Shubert Alley. Hosted by Tony nominee Sean Hayes and Mo Rocca, Broadway's best once again turned out for the annual performance - including John Owen-Jones, who performed 'Bring Him Home' from Les Miserables. (more...)
3,000 NYC Students to Visit Broadway's LES MISERABLES in June
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016
Inside Broadway's Executive Director Michael Presser has¬†announced that on Thursday, June 2, the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) will be visited by thousands of NYC public school students as the non-profit theatre arts and education organization presents its popular program Creating the Magic. Featuring the cast and production crew of the Broadway revival of the hit musical Les Miserables, the 80 minute program will be offered at 10:45am and 1:15pm. (more...)
LES MISERABLES Will Welcome a New Thenardier to Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016
David Rossmer will assume the role of Thenardier in Cameron Mackintosh's production of Claude-Michel Sch√∂nberg & Alain Boublil's legendary musical Les Miserables tomorrow, Friday, May 13 at the Imperial Theatre, it was announced today. (more...)
Bid To Win a Walk-On Role in LES MISERABLES, Support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
by Michael Dale - April 14, 2016
The winner of Charitybuzz's new auction will join the student revolutionaries on stage during 'The People's Song.' (more...)
SPOOF: Hamptons Parents Object to Kids Playing Poor People in High School LES MISERABLES
by Michael Dale - March 31, 2016
Dan's Paper of the Hamptons offers an unusual complaint from parents regarding the school musical. (more...)
Photo Coverage: New LES MISERABLES Stars Celebrate 2 Years on Broadway with Tony's Portrait Unveiling!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - March 25, 2016
The cast¬†celebrated the milestone with a post-performance party at Tony's di Napoli Restaurant, featuring the unveiling of a portrait featuring stars¬†John Owen-Jones¬†(Valjean) and¬†Hayden Tee¬†(Javert) by artist Dan May for the restaurant's Broadway Wall of Fame. ¬†The party was hosted by Bruce Dimpflmaier and Tony's di Napoli and emceed by Valerie Smaldone. Check out photos from inside the special event below! (more...)
Broadway AM Report, 3/23/2016 - LES MIZ Turns Two and More!
by Jessica Khan - March 23, 2016
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Les Miserables celebrates its 2nd anniversary on Broadway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Eric Sciotto takes over BWW's Twitter today! (more...)
Broadway 'Previvals': How Might LES MISERABLES Been Cast In 1964?
by Michael Dale - March 8, 2016
Theatre fans love to fantasy cast revivals, but what if the show you're casting played on Broadway earlier than it actually did. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: LES MISERABLES' Rachel Izen Is Helping to Make Broadway Greener
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 1, 2016
Leonardo DiCaprio made headlines this week for calling climate change 'the most urgent threat facing our entire species' in his Oscar acceptance speech. The longtime Hollywood heartthrob isn't alone in his attitudes toward climate change. (more...)
John Owen-Jones Becomes Next 'Jean Valjean' in LES MISERABLES This Evening
by Tyler Peterson - March 1, 2016
The Broadway revival of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's beloved musical Les Miserables welcomes a new 'Jean Valjean'¬†-¬†John Owen-Jones¬†- tonight, March 1. (more...)
Claude-Michel Sch√∂nberg Says Upcoming Manila Production of LES MIS Will Be 'Entirely Different'
by Louisa Brady - February 21, 2016
According to Inquirer, composer Claude-Michel Schonberg (LES MIS, MISS SAIGON) has claimed that the upcoming Manila Production of LES MIS will be¬†'an entirely different one, unlike anything you had seen¬†before.' The production, which will be performing this March in Manila, will tour throughout Asia and celebrates the musical's 30th anniversary. (more...)