Lisa Westcott News

LES MISERABLES Continues to Evolve, Surprise and SucceedLES MISERABLES Continues to Evolve, Surprise and Succeed
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 29, 2016

The original London production of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel LES MISERABLES (LES MIS), which was Messrs Schonberg and Boublil's first collaboration with theater producer Cameron Mackintosh, opened to very mixed reviews from the critics in 1985. But 'LES MIS has always been big for criticism,' says Meghan Lewit for The Atlantic. 'Bombast? Bathos? That's the point. The original production [which remains intact and continues to play at the Queen's Theatre in London until today] has endured because it gave audiences exactly what they wanted.' (more...)

More Australian Actors to Join Cast of LES MIS in Manila; Tickets Go On Sale to General Public Today, 10/30More Australian Actors to Join Cast of LES MIS in Manila; Tickets Go On Sale to General Public Today, 10/30
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 29, 2015

Australian actors Kerrie Anne Greenland (Eponine), Chris Durling (Enjolras), and Emily Langridge (Cosette) will join previously announced cast members Simon Gleeson (Jean Valjean), Earl Carpenter (Javert), and Rachelle Ann Go (Fantine) when the new Asian Tour of the newly reimagined LES MISERABLES (LES MIS) kicks off at The Theatre at Solaire (1 Aseana Ave. Entertainment City, Paranaque City) in March 2016. Visit TicketWorld.com.ph to buy tickets. (more...)

Jennifer Lopez Among Invitees to Join Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & SciencesJennifer Lopez Among Invitees to Join Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences
by Movies News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 276 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendTop Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Feb 24, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 24, 2013 - Sunday, February 24, 2013. (more...)

OSCARS: LES MIS Takes Home First Award for 'Makeup & Hairstyling'OSCARS: LES MIS Takes Home First Award for 'Makeup & Hairstyling'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2013

Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell were the recipients of this year's Academy Award for 'Makeup and Hairstyling' for their work on Tom Hooper's adaptation of LES MISERABLES. It marked the film's first win of the night. (more...)

85th Annual Academy Awards - All the Winners!85th Annual Academy Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 24, 2013

The Academy Awards for the outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented tonight, notoriously dubbed as 'Oscar Sunday,' 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. The telecast kicks off at 7 p.m. EST, and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live-updates of the winners all night! (more...)

85th Annual Academy Awards are Tonight! BWW to Bring Live Coverage of All the Winners and More...85th Annual Academy Awards are Tonight! BWW to Bring Live Coverage of All the Winners and More...
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 24, 2013

The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented tonight, notoriously dubbed as 'Oscar Sunday,' at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide. The telecast kicks off at 7 p.m. EST, and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live-updates of the winners all night! (more...)

Photo Flash: Anne Hathaway & More Win at 2013 BAFTA AwardsPhoto Flash: Anne Hathaway & More Win at 2013 BAFTA Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 11, 2013

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners of the 2013 BAFTA Awards last night, Sunday February 10 in London. Below, check out the full list of winners as well as photos from the star-studded event! (more...)

BAFTAS: ARGO Takes Best Film - All the Winners!BAFTAS: ARGO Takes Best Film - All the Winners!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2013

The BAFTAs were held tonight, February 10, at the Royal Opera House in London. Scroll down for the full list of winners! (more...)

ARGO Wins 'Best Film' at 2013 BAFTA Awards - All the Winners Here!ARGO Wins 'Best Film' at 2013 BAFTA Awards - All the Winners Here!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2013

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts were held today in the UK, and once again, ARGO took home the top two prizes: 'Best Film,' and 'Best Director' for Ben Affleck. (more...)

2013 Academy Award Nominations Announced! LINCOLN Leads the Pack...2013 Academy Award Nominations Announced! LINCOLN Leads the Pack...
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 10, 2013

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced this morning by the show's host, Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone. (more...)

2013 Academy Award Nominations Announced! LINCOLN Leads the Pack...2013 Academy Award Nominations Announced! LINCOLN Leads the Pack...
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 10, 2013

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced this morning by the show's host, Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone. (more...)

2013 Academy Award Nominations Announced! LES MISERABLES for 8, Hathaway, Jackman, Chastain & More  - Full List!2013 Academy Award Nominations Announced! LES MISERABLES for 8, Hathaway, Jackman, Chastain & More - Full List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 10, 2013

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced this morning by the show's host, Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone. (more...)

LES MIS Earns 9 BAFTA Noms Including 'Best Picture'LES MIS Earns 9 BAFTA Noms Including 'Best Picture'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

The full list of nominations has been announced for the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) which will take place on Sunday February 10th at London's Royal Opera House. In the category for Best Picture the nominees are Argo, Les Miserables, Life of Pi. Lincoln, and Zero Dark Thirty. (more...)

ARGO, LINCOLN, LES MIS Among 2012 BAFTA NomineesARGO, LINCOLN, LES MIS Among 2012 BAFTA Nominees
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

The full list of nominations has been announced for the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) which will take place on Sunday February 10th at London's Royal Opera House. In the category for Best Picture the nominees are Argo, Les Miserables, Life of Pi. Lincoln, and Zero Dark Thirty. (more...)

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