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Ramin Karimloo on banjo with Sergio Ortega on guitar: Bring Him Home

Ramin KarimlooRamin Karimloo is appearing as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables at the Imperial Theater in New York, on Broadway.

Ramin Karimloo, on banjo, with Sergio Ortega on guitar, performs “Bring Him Home” from the musical “Les Misérables“.

The barricades have once again gone up on Broadway. Are they worth dropping everything and joining this time? The answer is a resounding “Oui!” Bring your flag. Mark Kennedy, Associated Press


A fugitive on the run, a promise made to a dying mother and, above all, the hope that despite our circumstances, we still have the power to change the course of our destiny.

Les Miserables is one of the few musicals that has rightfully survived the test of not only time but also with more than 20 translations and 42 countries around the world, and still maintained its timeless message of the redeeming nature of love and the strength of the human spirit. This thrilling new Broadway revival has been nominated for three 2014 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical and a Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical nomination for none other than Ramin Karimloo!

Set against the dramatic backdrop of the 19th century France and the June Rebellion, Les Miserables follows the escaped convict Jean Valjean (Ramin Karimloo) as he tries to build a new life for himself and his adopted daughter, Cosette (played by Samantha Hill). However, he is hunted for almost two decades by the unrelenting police inspector, Javert (Will Swenson) whose only dream is to see Valjean behind bars once again.

Ramin Karimloo has performed previously as Jean Valjean both in the recent Toronto production of Les Miserables and in the long-running London West End production.

Broadway Cast and Creative:
Ramin Karimloo as Jean Valjean
Will Swenson as Javert (away from Aug 12th to Oct 3rd)
Earl Carpenter as Javert (from Aug 12th to Oct 3rd only)
Andy Mientus as Marius
Samantha Hill as Cosette
Caissie Levy as Fantine
Nikki M. James as Eponine
Cliff Saunders as Monsieur Thenardier
Keala Settle as Madame Thenardier
Kyle Scatliffe as Enjolras
Joshua Colley and Gaten Matarazzo as Gavroche
Angeli Negron and Mckayla Twiggs as Little Cosette and Young Eponine
Mia Sinclair Jenness – ensemble and Little Cosette and Young Eponine standby

Ensemble to include:
Erin Clemons, Emily Cramer, Natalie Charle Ellis, Jason Forbach, Heidi Giberson, Nathaniel Hackmann, Andrew Kober, Chris McCarrell, Melissa Mitchell, Dennis Moench, Adam Monley, Betsy Morgan, Melissa O’Neil, Max Quinlan, John Rapson, Terance Reddick, Arbender Robinson, Christianne Tisdale and Aaron Walpole

Swing to include:
Cathryn Basile, John Brink, Ben Gunderson, Rachel Rincione and Weston Wells Olson

Producer – Cameron Mackintosh
Directed & Adapted by Trevor Nunn & John Caird
Production Design – John Napier
Costumes Design – Andreane Neofitou
Lighting Design – David Hersey
Sound Design – Andrew Bruce
Lyrics – Herbert Kretzmer
Music – Claude-Michel Schonberg
Book – Alain Boublil, and Claude-Michel Schonberg


London West End Les Miserables


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