STAGE TUBE: LES MIS' All-Star Oscar Performance!
Did the highlight of tonight's 85th Annual Academy Awards come just over halfway through the telecast? Undoubtedly.
The performance from the cast of LES MISERABLES began with Hugh Jackman taking the stage to sing the new original song 'Suddenly' from Tom Hooper's adaptation, where he was then joined by Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen and Eddie Redmayne - as well as numerous members from the show's various productions - to perform the Act One Finale "One Day More", while Anne Hathaway sang a succinct section of "I Dreamed A Dream".
Can this happen every year? Check out the clip below!
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The Academy Awards for the outstanding film achievements of 2012 are being presented right now at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live on ABC. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are producers of critically acclaimed and award-winning feature films, television movies, series, and Broadway productions. Their feature films include The Bucket List, Footloose, Hairspray, and Chicago, which won six Academy Awards including one for "Best Picture." For television, they've produced films of "Steel Magnolias," "Life with Judy Garland," and "A Raisin in the Sun," among many others and the series "Smash" and "Drop Dead Diva." They recently returned to their roots in live theater by producing Broadway revivals of the Tony-winning "Promises, Promises" and the Tony-winning 50th Anniversary revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."