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Montego Glover to Play Fantine in Les Miserables on Broadway

Montego Glover to Play Fantine in Les Miserables on Broadway

Tony nominee Montego Glover will join the cast of Les Miserables on Broadway as Fantine beginning September 1. Newcomer Alex Finke will step into the role of Cosette beginning that same date at the Imperial Theatre. As previously reported Les Miz alum Alfie Boe will assume the role of Jean Valjean.

Glover recently appeared on Broadway in It Shoulda Been You, which ...

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He Never Shall Yield: Earl Carpenter Returns to Les Miserables on Broadway

He Never Shall Yield: Earl Carpenter Returns to Les Miserables on Broadway

Do not forget his name! Earl Carpenter will return to the Broadway revival of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil’s Les Miserables as Javert on May 12. He replaces Will Swenson, who departed the production on May 10. Carpenter previously stepped into the role while Swenson went on hiatus for Bull Durham last summer.

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Bring Him Home! Alfie Boe Will Return to Broadway as Valjean in Les Miserables

Bring Him Home! Alfie Boe Will Return to Broadway as Valjean in Les Miserables

The Great White Way's new Prisoner 24601 has been named! Alfie Boe is heading back to Broadway to star as Jean Valjean in the revival of Les Miserables on September 1. As previously reported, Ramin Karimloo will give his final performance in the role on August 30.

Boe made his Broadway debut as Rodolfo in Baz Luhrmann’s La Boheme, for ...

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Earl Carpenter Will Return to Broadway's Les Miserables as Javert, Replacing Will Swenson

Earl Carpenter Will Return to Broadway's Les Miserables as Javert, Replacing Will Swenson

Do not forget his name! Earl Carpenter will return to the Broadway revival of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil’s Les Miserables as Javert on May 12 replacing Will Swenson, who is set to depart the production on May 10. Carpenter previously stepped into the role while Swenson went on hiatus for Bull Durham last summer.

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New Les Miserables Standout Brennyn Lark on Her Brooklyn Obsession & Singing ‘On My Own’ in Her Socks

New Les Miserables Standout Brennyn Lark on Her Brooklyn Obsession & Singing ‘On My Own’ in Her Socks

Age: 22

Hometown: Norwalk, CT

Current Role: A powerhouse Broadway debut as Eponine, a street urchin with a hopeless crush on her best pal Marius (played by Chris McCarrell) in Les Miserables.

Stage & Screen Cred: Before making her debut in Les Miz, Lark appeared in Dreamgirls, Aida and The Wiz and graduated from the American Musical Dramatic Academy.

“I ...

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A Few Months More: Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo Sets Les Miserables Departure Date

A Few Months More: Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo Sets Les Miserables Departure Date

Prisoner 24601's time is up (or it will be in a few months!). Tony nominee Ramin Karimloo will depart Broadway's Les Miserables on August 30. A production spokesperson said there was no word yet on his replacement as Jean Valjean. Directed by James Powell and Laurence Connor, the reimagined production is running at the Imperial Theatre, where it officially opened ...

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Video! Meeting the New Faces on the Barricades at Les Miserables

Video! Meeting the New Faces on the Barricades at Les Miserables

Broadway.com congratulates six new stars who have joined the cast of Les Miserables on their opening night.

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Photos! Welcome New Revolutionaries, Innkeepers, Kids, Whores & More to Broadway’s Les Miserables

Photos! Welcome New Revolutionaries, Innkeepers, Kids, Whores & More to Broadway’s Les Miserables
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The cast of Les Miserables welcomed a bevy of new cast members to their ranks on March 3, 2015! Click for photos of the new stars at Paramount Bar after their first performance.

More Miserables! Broadway's Les Miz Welcomes New Revolutionaries, Innkeepers, Students & More

More Miserables! Broadway's Les Miz Welcomes New Revolutionaries, Innkeepers, Students & More

A host of new faces are ready to storm the barricades, sell their hair, and do a whole lot of crying-while-belting. The Broadway revival of Les Miserables welcomes Gavin Lee as Thenardier, former ensemble member Chris McCarrell as Marius, Wallace Smith as Enjolras, Erika Henningsen as Fantine, Brennyn Lark as Eponine and Rachel Izen as Madame Thenardier on March 3 ...

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Andy Mientus Reflects on His Run in Les Miserables, From Damaging His Hair to Finding a Bestie

Andy Mientus Reflects on His Run in Les Miserables, From Damaging His Hair to Finding a Bestie

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an “exit interview” with HR about their time at the company. Although that concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers, we love checking in with stars as they finish up a successful run. Les Miserables star and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Andy Mientus will say ...

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Farewell, Fantine! Les Miserables Star Caissie Levy Looks Back on the Dream Role That Became a Reality

Farewell, Fantine! Les Miserables Star Caissie Levy Looks Back on the Dream Role That Became a Reality

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an “exit interview” with HR about their time at the company. Although that concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers, we love checking in with stars as they finish up a successful run. Les Miserables star Caissie Levy will say goodbye to the barricades on March 1 ...

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Broadway Revival of Les Miserables Announces New Pint-Sized Stars

Broadway Revival of Les Miserables Announces New Pint-Sized Stars

Five kids will join in the crusade at the Imperial Theatre as they step into the Broadway revival of Les Miserables. Beginning March 3, Sam Chuck and Athan Sporek will share the role of Petit Gervais/Gavroche, Fabi Aguirre and Lilyna Cornell will split performances as Little Cosette and Young Eponine, and Eleanor Koski will join the ensemble.

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Gavin Lee, Chris McCarrell & More Are the New Stars of Les Miserables on Broadway

Gavin Lee, Chris McCarrell & More Are the New Stars of Les Miserables on Broadway

Look out for new feisty innkeepers, hopeless romantics, botched haircut victims and more! Beginning March 3, the Broadway revival of Les Miserables will welcome five new leads at the Imperial Theatre: Tony and Olivier Award nominee Gavin Lee as Thenardier, current ensemble member Chris McCarrell as Marius, Wallace Smith as Enjolras, Erika Henningsen as Fantine, Brennyn Lark as Eponine and ...

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Les Miserables Star Samantha Hill on Her Sweetest Job Ever & Not Getting Cosette in High School

Les Miserables Star Samantha Hill on Her Sweetest Job Ever & Not Getting Cosette in High School

Age: “Considering I recently auditioned to play a 16-year-old, I’m going to say my age is 18 to 28.”

Hometown: Manitoba, Canada

Current Role: Cosette, who falls head over heels for Marius (played by Andy Mientus) in the current Broadway revival of Les Miserables.

Stage Cred: After appearing in Canadian productions of August: Osage County and Spring Awakening, Hill ...

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Tony Winner Nikki M. James Sets Departure Date From Broadway's Les Miserables

Tony Winner Nikki M. James Sets Departure Date From Broadway's Les Miserables

Tony winner Nikki M. James will give her final performance as Eponine in Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Miserables on January 11, 2015. Erin Clemons will play Eponine from January 13 through February 8, with Brittney Johnson performing the role February 10 through March 1. Additional principal casting for the production's second year on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre will be ...

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Les Miz Star Ramin Karimloo on What He Eats, What He Lifts and What Turns His 'Crank'

Les Miz Star Ramin Karimloo on What He Eats, What He Lifts and What Turns His 'Crank'

Tony nominee Ramin Karimloo returns to Show People to discuss his onstage life, backstage life, workout life and more.

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Marius Shakeup: Two Les Miz Understudies Will Fill Empty Chairs as Andy Mientus Plays Flash Baddie

Marius Shakeup: Two Les Miz Understudies Will Fill Empty Chairs as Andy Mientus Plays Flash Baddie

Two students are jumping to the front of the class. Chris McCarrell and Matt Rosell, two Les Miserables ensemble members who understudy Marius, will temporarily take over the role at the Imperial Theatre. They step in as Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Andy Mientus films his two-episode arch on The Flash. McCarrell will feel a heart full of love ...

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Jason Forbach is Temporarily Leading the Crusade for Kyle Scatliffe in Les Miserables on Broadway

Jason Forbach is Temporarily Leading the Crusade for Kyle Scatliffe in Les Miserables on Broadway

The time is near! Jason Forbach, who has been playing Feuilly and understudying Enjolras in Les Miserables, has temporaily assumed the role of the revolutionary leader. Forbach will spearhead the crusade through November 30 at the Imperial Theatre. He steps in for Kyle Scatliffe, who originated the role in the current revival and who is currently on leave.

Forbach played ...

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He Never Shall Yield: Will Swenson Returns to Broadway's Les Miserables

He Never Shall Yield: Will Swenson Returns to Broadway's Les Miserables

Tony nominee Will Swenson returns to Les Miserables on Broadway beginning October 9, having finished his run in the new musical Bull Durham in Atlanta. He steps into the Schönberg and Boublil musical as Javert, replacing Earl Carpenter, who assumed the role during Swenson’s hiatus.

Swenson received a Tony nomination for Hair. His additional Broadway credits include Priscilla: Queen of ...

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Les Miz Star Andy Mientus on Girlfriends, Boyfriends, Smash Friends and Being a Broadway Super Fan

Les Miz Star Andy Mientus on Girlfriends, Boyfriends, Smash Friends and Being a Broadway Super Fan

Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Andy Mientus discusses his work in the new hit revival of Les Miserables, his TV start on Smash and how he popped the question to Michael Arden.

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Earl Carpenter’s Photo Stash! The Les Miz Star Shows Off His Adorable Pals, Tasty Snacks & More Backstage

Earl Carpenter’s Photo Stash! The Les Miz Star Shows Off His Adorable Pals, Tasty Snacks & More Backstage

British musical theater star Earl Carpenter has crossed the pond in search of the ever-elusive prisoner 24601—he’s making his Broadway debut as Inspector Javert, reprising the role he played in the West End and Toronto productions of Les Miserables. Before he plays his final performance October 7 to make way for the revival’s original star Will Swenson, Broadway.com sent ...

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Come to the Koberet, Old Chum! Andrew Kober Welcomes His Les Miz Pals & More to 54 Below

Come to the Koberet, Old Chum! Andrew Kober Welcomes His Les Miz Pals & More to 54 Below

What do you get when you combine the talents of “Broadway’s most beloved occasionally-employed actor” Andrew Kober, his Les Miserables co-stars Nikki M. James, Caissie Levy, Samantha Hill and Keala Settle and Broadway alum Elena Shaddow? Koberet, a musical comedy concert based on Kober’s life, featuring stories about “coming out, going in, gaining weight and getting thin.” After performing ...

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So It Is Written: Earl Carpenter Steps into Broadway's Les Miserables

So It Is Written: Earl Carpenter Steps into Broadway's Les Miserables

Do not forget his name! Earl Carpenter begins performances in the Broadway revival of Les Miserables on August 15. He steps into the role of Javert, taking over for Adam Monley. The British star was initially scheduled to take his first bow at the Imperial Theatre on August 12, though visa complications led to a short delay. Will Swenson, who ...

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A Few Days More: Earl Carpenter Delays First Performance in Broadway's Les Miserables

A Few Days More: Earl Carpenter Delays First Performance in Broadway's Les Miserables

Following visa complications, Earl Carpenter has delayed his first performance as Javert in the Broadway revival of Les Miserables. Originally scheduled to begin performances on August 12, the British star will now take his first bow at the Imperial Theatre on August 15. Adam Monley will continue to play the role through Carpenter’s start date. Will Swenson, who temporarily left ...

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Cliff Saunders on Les Miz Superfans, Ramin Karimloo's Yoga Moves & Why He Loves Playing the Villain

Cliff Saunders on Les Miz Superfans, Ramin Karimloo's Yoga Moves & Why He Loves Playing the Villain

Age: 51

Hometown: Born and raised in Canada’s Ottawa Valley; now based in Toronto

Current Role: Scheming innkeeper Thenardier, the self-proclaimed “master of the house” and comic relief in Les Miserables.

Stage Cred: Saunders made his Broadway debut in 2008 juggling dozens of characters in the hit thriller The 39 Steps. At home in Canada, his credits include The Lord ...

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