THE SCREENING ROOM: Performances from Andy Mientus, Caissie Levy, Ramin Karimloo and Stars of Upcoming Les Miz
26 Dec 2013
The 2014 Broadway return of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Misérables will begin March 1, 2014, at the Imperial Theatre. Here is a look at performances from its stars.
West End actor Ramin Karimloo (Broadway debut, Toronto's Les Miz, The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies) will star as Jean Valjean with Andy Mientus (Broadway debut, Spring Awakening national tour, "Smash," Off-Broadway's Carrie) as Marius, Charlotte Maltby (Broadway debut, Les Miz at the St. Louis Muny, current musical theatre student at the University of Michigan) as Cosette, Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (Hair, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Little Miss Sunshine) as Javert, West End and Broadway actress Caissie Levy (Ghost, Hair, Murder Ballad) as Fantine, Tony Award winner Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon; Fetch Clay, Make Man) as Eponine, Kyle Scatliffe (West End production of The Scottsboro Boys, Broadway debut) as Enjolras, Canadian actor Cliff Saunders(The 39 Steps, Toronto's Les Miz) as Thenardier and Tony Award nominee Keala Settle (Hands on a Hardbody) as Madame Thenardier.
Opening night is set for March 23. For more information, visit LesMis.com.
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