In addition to starring as Jean Valjean on Broadway, Karimloo played the role in the recent Toronto production of Les Miz and in the West End. He originated the role of the Phantom in the West End run of Love Never Dies and also starred in The Phantom of the Opera in the West End and in the 25th anniversary concert filmed at Royal Albert Hall. Star Files Ramin Karimloo Karimloo will show us his backstage life at the Imperial Theatre, where he and his Les Miz co-stars prepare to storm the barricades eight times a week in the epic musical. We’re also hoping he’ll serenade us with sweet bluegrass and show us how he deadlifts more than Wolverine. Vlogger 24601 begins on April 22, and will run every Tuesday for the next eight weeks. Related Shows Les Miserables Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 4, 2016 View Comments Another story must begin! Ramin Karimloo, who is currently making his Broadway debut in the revival of Les Miserables as Jean Valjean, is Broadway.com’s newest video blogger. Look out for the hunky leading man in the series, Vlogger 24601: Backstage at Les Miserables with Ramin Karimloo.