Scoop: LES MIS Stage Alumni from Broadway, Tour, West End & Hollywood Bowl to Perform at Oscars
According to Entertainment Weekly, an unprecedented LES MISERABLES reunion is set to take place at tomorrow's 85th Annual Academy Awards.
Cast members from various productions throughout the show's history, including Broadway, national tours, the West End, and the Hollywood Bowl, are set to perform alongside the film's cast during the medley tomorrow night as members of the chorus. As of now, no specific names have been announced.
"What an amazing way to end one of the most extraordinary years in LES MIS history," Cameron Mackintosh, acclaimed producer of the stage show and film, said during the The Oscars' rehearsal on Friday. "The old girl still has plenty of life in her at 28."
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As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen and Eddie Redmayne are set to perform the Act One Finale "One Day More", while Anne Hathaway will sing a section of "I Dreamed A Dream". In addition, Entertainment Weekly reports that the new original song for the film, "Suddenly," as been added to the montage.