Celebrity Buzz: The Ladies and Young Stars of Les Miz, Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Ramin Karimloo and More

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29 Mar 2014

Check out the latest celebrity interviews, features, news and multimedia from Playbill.com this week.

"Little People": A Look Back at the Young Stars of Les Misérables

The Top Ten Reasons Why We Love Sutton Foster

WATCH: Audra McDonald Set to Star as the Legendary Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

Ladies of Les Miz: Caissie Levy, Nikki M. James and Keala Settle Embody Iconic Women in 2014 Broadway Revival
West End and Broadway actress Caissie Levy, Tony Award winner Nikki M. James and Tony nominee Keala Settle are the latest ladies to stand behind the barricades in Les Misérables and speak with Playbill.com about tackling the iconic characters.



PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Les Misérables — Meanwhile, Back at the Barricades

"Who Am I?": Broadway's Newest Leading Man, Ramin Karimloo, On His Journey to Starring in Les Misérables

PHOTO: Les Misérables Revival, Starring Ramin Karimloo, Opens on Broadway; Red Carpet Arrivals, Curtain Call and Cast Party

The Verdict: Critics Review Les Misérables Broadway Revival

PLAYBILL.COM'S BRIEF ENCOUNTER With Tyne Daly, Re-Examining Motherhood in Mothers and Sons
Tyne Daly, a Tony Award winner for her work as overbearing stage mother Rose in Gypsy, re-examines motherhood with Katharine Gerard, the central role in Terrence McNally's new Broadway play Mothers and Sons.

WATCH: Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Joshua Henry, Cast and Creatives Talk Violet

Steinbeck Country: James Franco and Chris O'Dowd Share the Story Behind Bringing Of Mice and Men Back to Broadway

THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Transport Group Artistic Director Jack Cummings III Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

Top Ten Revisited: Songs by Stephen Sondheim
In celebration of the 84th birthday of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim on March 22, Playbill.com is revisiting The Top Ten Songs by the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner. Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower offers his list.

STAGE PORTRAIT: Aladdin's Adam Jacobs, James Monroe Iglehart and Courtney Reed

PHOTO SPECIAL: Playbill Dreams Up 10 Stephen Sondheim-Andrew Lloyd Webber Collaborations

Gender Lines Blur as Norm Lewis, Stephanie J. Block, Robin De Jesus, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and More Go Backwards at BC/EFA Benefit
The ninth annual Broadway Backwards concert — featuring male singers performing songs traditionally sung by women and females singing tunes written for men was held March 24. Playbill.com was there.

Top Ten Revisited: Songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber
In celebration of the March 22 birthday of the composer of The Phantom of the Opera and Evita, Playbill.com is revisiting The Top Ten Songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower offers his list.

PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Aladdin — The Ashman Cometh (Again)

PHOTO: Original Les Miz Cast Members, Including Colm Wilkinson and Randy Graff, Visit Tony Award Winner Anthony Crivello at Heathers

STAGE VIEWS: Emmy-Winning Singer, Songwriter and Composer Lance Horne
Playbill.com's series features actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they're looking forward to and more.

PHOTO SPECIAL: Barbra Streisand's Funny Girl Days

"One Day More": A History of Les Misérables

Beyond the Barricades: Les Misérables' Jean Valjean
View our tour of actors who previously stood behind the barricades as Jean Valjean.

STAGE PORTRAIT: Mothers and Sons Stars Tyne Daly, Bobby Steggert, Frederick Weller, Grayson Taylor

Make A Parade Of Every Moment - The Essential Carolee Carmello on Disc

PHOTOS: New Pics from the Broadway Production of If/Then, Starring Idina Menzel

PLAYBILL POLL: Who Should Star in the Title Role of the Upcoming HBO Biopic "Madame Rose"? Readers Respond
Adam Shankman will direct and produce an HBO biopic about the life of overbearing stage mom Rose Hovick. We wondered: Who should star as Rose in "Madame Rose"?

Second Act for "Act One": Moss Hart's Beloved Show Business Memoir Comes to Life

Satchmo at the Waldorf Star John Douglas Thompson Takes On The Life and Times of Jazz Legend Louis Armstrong

PHOTO: Billy Porter, Norm Lewis, Patricia Morison, Stephanie J. Block, Andrew Rannells and More Onstage in Broadway Backwards

PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Mothers and Sons — Time & Tyne & Terrence at 20

PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Randy Graff, Julia Murney, Cady Huffman and The Act Cast Pick Favorite Songs by Kander and Ebb

PHOTO: Barrett Wilbert Weed and Ryan McCartan Star in Heathers: The Musical

PLAYBILL.COM'S BRIEF ENCOUNTER With Diane Paulus, The Ringmaster of Pippin and Cirque Du Soleil's Amaluna
Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus is doing double duty as the ringmaster of two major New York productions this season.

"I Believe!": Cody Jamison Strand, Denee Benton and Pierce Cassedy Share Stories From The Book of Mormon National Tour With Second City
Stars of the touring production of The Book of Mormon, shared wisdom from the road during a talkback with Second City in Los Angeles.

PLAYBILL.COM'S THEATRE WEEK IN REVIEW, March 22-28: Back to the Barricades and Off to Neverland

Broadway Grosses: March 17-23

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