Ramin Karimloo

Broadway’s Ramin Karimloo To Miss ‘Funny Girl’ Performances After Positive Covid Test

Click here to read the full article. Ramin Karimloo, the male lead of Broadway’s Funny Girl, will be out of the show temporarily after testing positive for Covid just four days after the musical revival’s opening night. Karimloo, who plays Nick Arnstein to Beanie Feldstein’s Fanny Brice, posted the news on his Instagram page today. Next to a photo of the Manhattan skyline taken from a balcony window, Karimloo wrote, “Hey Folks. My view for the next ten days or thereabouts. So… I’ve tested positive for the Rona. I’m feeling fine other than completely bummed to not be able to perform. Per...
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Ramin Karimloo Reveals Why ‘Funny Girl’ Brought Him Back To Broadway: ‘I Wanted To Be Uncomfortable’

Ramin Karimloo is a longtime, beloved Broadway and West End star, leading multiple productions of Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera through the years. Following some work in television and film, along with his years on the stage, Ramin admitted to that he “didn’t know” if he wanted to do musicals again. “I didn’t want any more lateral movements. I wanted something that was going to make me uncomfortable, make me grow as an artist. I wanted to work with people I’m going to learn from,” he explained in an EXCLUSIVE interview, as part of HL’s Tony Contenders series.

Ramin Karimloo on the 'Funny Girl' Revival, Working With Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch, and Nicky Arnstein's Complexities

Ramin Karimloo is currently starring in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl as Nicky Arnstein, opposite Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch at the August Wilson Theater. Karimloo has a long history in the musical theater industry, having performed in productions of Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera, in addition to appearing in the staged recordings of the shows for their 25th anniversaries, and he is known for originating the role of the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies and bringing life to the new character Gleb Vaganov in the Broadway production of Anastasia. In addition to theater, he recently had a lead role in Britain’s popular medical drama Holby City and can be seen in the upcoming musical film Tomorrow, opposite Samantha Barks, who starred in Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables adaptation.

Hear from Ramin Karimloo, Steven Spielberg, Ariana DeBose & More on The Broadway Show

Ramin Karimloo on "The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal" Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this episode will air in New York City on March 13 at 4:30PM ET on WPIX. Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station.

Jane Lynch, Ramin Karimloo join Broadway's 'Funny Girl'

Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Glee alum Jane Lynch and stage legend Ramin Karimloo are set to co-star with Beanie Feldstein in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Lynch will play Rosie Brice and Karimloo will play Nick Arnstein, producers announced Monday. Feldstein was previously cast as the show's lead character Fanny Brice.

Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch and Jared Grimes Join Beanie Feldstein in ‘Funny Girl’ Revival

Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch and Jared Grimes will join the Broadway revival of “Funny Girl.” The show is already set to star “Booksmart” actor Beanie Feldstein in the role of Fanny Brice. She’ll be supported by Karimloo as her love interest, Nick Arnstein, Lynch as her mother, Mrs. Rosie Brice and Grimes as Eddie Ryan, a dancer Brice meets and befriends in the vaudeville circuit that helped make her a star. The show is back on Broadway for the first time in 58 years, having never been revived before, in part because Barbra Streisand put such an indelible stamp on the...

Jane Lynch To Join Beanie Feldstein In Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’ Revival; Ramin Karimloo, Jared Grimes Also Cast

Jane Lynch, Ramin Karimloo and Jared Grimes will join the previously announced Beanie Feldstein  in the upcoming Broadway revival of Funny Girl, the Michael Mayer-directed production set to begin previews at the August Wilson Theatre this spring. “I grew up to the Broadway cast album of Funny Girl,” said the five-time Emmy-winning Lynch, who will play the role of Mrs. Rosie Brice, mother to Feldstein’s Fannie Brice. “My mother and I knew every breath of that record and would sing it together at the top of our lungs. I am thrilled beyond words to be playing Fanny’s mother on Broadway. And...

Rumi: The Musical, Starring Ramin Karimloo and Nadim Naaman, Gets World Premiere in London

(Photo by Emilio Madrid for Rumi: The Musical, starring Broadway's Ramin Karimloo and Nadim Naaman, will have its world premiere at the London Coliseum this fall. The new musical, created by Dana Al Fardan and Naaman, is based on a story about the 13th century philosopher and poet Rumi by Evren Sharma. Rumi: The Musical will premiere as a semi-staged concert at the London Coliseum on November 23 and 24. The production comes after the release of their full-length concept album.

Ramin Karimloo Joins London's Sunset Boulevard Concert

(Photo by Emilio Madrid for Ramin Karimloo has joined the cast of the upcoming London concert production of Sunset Boulevard as Joe Gillis. He replaces the previously announced Kayi Ushe, who exited the event to star in the West End's The Lion King. Karimloo will appear alongside Mazz Murray as as Norma Desmond for the one-night only concert at the Alexandra Palace Theatre on June 13.

Ramin Karimloo and Alice Ripley to star in Johanna Telander's "KALEVALA: THE MUSICAL" Concept Album

NEW YORK (PRWEB) May 13, 2021. “Kalevala: The Musical”’s team is thrilled to announce the cast for their upcoming concept album to be released in August 2021. “Kalevala: The Musical” music and lyrics by Johanna Telander is a musical based on the Finnish National epic poem, Kalevala. The concept album is produced by Quentin Garzón and Kristi Roosmaa. The creative team is joined by orchestrator Marko Hilpo and brand marketing director Valev Laube of The VL Studios.