"OBSESSED! Live" Premiere: Ramin Karimloo Brings His Ripped Abs and Soaring Voice | Playbill

News "OBSESSED! Live" Premiere: Ramin Karimloo Brings His Ripped Abs and Soaring Voice Guests Ana Gasteyer, Megan Hilty and Ramin Karimloo joined host Seth Rudetsky for the premiere episode of "OBSESSED Live!" This hour-long version of Rudetsky's popular Playbill video series was shot before a live studio audience at YouTube Space NY in a partnership between Playbill and YouTube.

YouTube Space NY is a brand new state of the art shooting studio in New York City open for use to content creators of the popular video-sharing website. Other YouTube Space locations include Los Angeles, London, Tokyo and São Paulo.

An Iranin-born Canadian citizen, Karimloo had roles in UK tours of The Pirates of Penzance and Sunset Boulevard before rising to prominence in West End productions of The Phantom of the Opera and Love Never Dies. He currently stars as Jean Valjean in the Broadway revival of Les Misérables.

In this excerpt from "OBSESSED Live!", Karimloo chats about the artistic reason that brought him to reveal his well-toned upper body in the show and sings his standout number "Bring Him Home."

Watch below.




See the entire show on YouTube.

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