The Verdict: Critics Review Les Misérables Broadway Revival
23 Mar 2014
Photo by Matthew Murphy
The reimagined revival of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Misérables, featuring fresh scenic and narrative elements as well as new orchestrations, officially opened on Broadway March 23 at the Imperial Theatre.
West End actor Ramin Karimloo (Toronto's Les Miz, The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies) makes his Broadway debut as Jean Valjean in a cast that also features 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, Andy Mientus (Broadway debut, Spring Awakening national tour, "Smash," Off-Broadway's Carrie) as Marius, Samantha Hill (The Phantom of the Opera), 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.
The critics have filed their reviews and Playbill.com has collected them for our readers. Playbill.com will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.
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