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BLUE MAN GROUP To Make First-Ever Performance in Manila, 9/14-25BLUE MAN GROUP To Make First-Ever Performance in Manila, 9/14-25
by BWW Staff - May 15, 2016

A show that has captivated more than 35 million audiences worldwide, across 15 countries, finally comes to Manila in a color that made its main performers the most recognizable bald trio on stage: BLUE! BLUE MAN GROUP, a performance art company that won numerous accolades including an Obie Award, a Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, and a Grammy nomination for its debut album, "Audio," will surely give its first-ever predominantly Filipino audiences a great time enjoying its unique and percussion-filled non-verbal entertainment. (more...)

BWW Interview: LES MISERABLES' Paul Wilkins, Kerrie Anne Greenland, Emily Langridge Reveal Why Their Show Tugs at Your HeartstringsBWW Interview: LES MISERABLES' Paul Wilkins, Kerrie Anne Greenland, Emily Langridge Reveal Why Their Show Tugs at Your Heartstrings
by Adam Jay - Apr 24, 2016

The first-ever international tour of Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES (LES MIS) must close this Sunday, May 1, after three extensions. With nearly sold out tickets day in and day out, this production can easily be one of the most successful productions staged at the relatively brand new theatre The Theatre at Solaire. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/9-4/10/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/9-4/10/2016
by - Apr 10, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, April 10, 2016 - Sunday, April 10, 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: BLUE MAN GROUP Kicks Off 25th Anniversary World TourVIDEO: BLUE MAN GROUP Kicks Off 25th Anniversary World Tour
by Oliver Oliveros - Apr 10, 2016

Although the BLUE MAN GROUP has already toured the world twice via its 'Complex World Tour' (2003) and 'How to Be a Megastar Tour 2.0' (2008-2009), these previous engagements, which featured other performing artists Tracy Bonham and DJ Mike Relm, were meant to promote the group's albums and not the immersive theatrical experience these iconic Blue Men are known for. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at BLUE MAN GROUP's First-Ever World TourPhoto Coverage: First Look at BLUE MAN GROUP's First-Ever World Tour
by Oliver Oliveros - Apr 10, 2016

Although the BLUE MAN GROUP has already toured the world twice via its 'Complex World Tour' (2003) and 'How to Be a Megastar Tour 2.0' (2008-2009), these previous engagements, which featured other performing artists Tracy Bonham and DJ Mike Relm, were meant to promote the group's albums and not the immersive theatrical experience these iconic Blue Men are known for. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/19-3/20/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/19-3/20/2016
by - Mar 20, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 20, 2016 - Sunday, March 20, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: LES MISERABLES Asian Tour Officially Kicks Off in ManilaPhoto Coverage: LES MISERABLES Asian Tour Officially Kicks Off in Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 20, 2016

No less that theater impresario Cameron Mackintosh, the world's first 'theater billionaire' according to Forbes, much-lauded composer Claude-Michel Schonberg, and prolific theater director Laurence Connor attended the gala premiere of the reimagined production of Schonberg and Alain Boublil's phenonemal musical LES MISERABLES' first-ever Asian Tour, which kicked off at the state-of-the-art The Theatre at Solaire, Solaire Resort and Casino, last Wednesday, March 16. (more...)


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BWW Interview: Chris Durling Talks EnjolrasBWW Interview: Chris Durling Talks Enjolras
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 6, 2016

32-year-old Aussie actor Chris Durling ('Jersey Boys,' 'Grease') has set his eyes on Jean Valjean in 'Les Miserables' as his ultimate dream role. But his boyish good looks ain't helping him snag the role of the ex-convict on a quest for redemption--not just yet. (more...)

Hair Facts: Fantine's WigHair Facts: Fantine's Wig
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 1, 2016

Lorna Cobbold, the company manager at LES MISERABLES in Brisbane, the show's last stop prior to its Asian tour, which will kick off at The Theatre at Solaire in Manila, Philippines, next Friday, March 11, gave BroadwayWorld.com a backstage tour, where we bumped into one of the most iconic hairpieces in the show, Fantine's long golden blonde wig. (more...)

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...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/23-1/24/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/23-1/24/2016
by - Jan 24, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 24, 2016 - Sunday, January 24, 2016. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/16-1/17/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/16-1/17/2016
by - Jan 17, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 17, 2016 - Sunday, January 17, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 6 Days Left to Catch The Exhibition LES MISERABLES: FROM PAGE TO STAGEPhoto Coverage: 6 Days Left to Catch The Exhibition LES MISERABLES: FROM PAGE TO STAGE
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 17, 2016

After a 19-month run across Australia (Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, and Brisbane), amassing 588 performances, Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed reimagined production of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's 30-year-old megamusical LES MISERABLES closes today, January 17, at Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC) 2,000-seat Lyric Theatre. Fans of the musical can still catch the free supplementary exhibition titled 'Les Miserables: From Page to Stage' at QPAC's Tony Gould Gallery until this Friday, January 23. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/9-1/10/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/9-1/10/2016
by - Jan 10, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 10, 2016 - Sunday, January 10, 2016. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/21-11/22/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/21-11/22/2015
by - Nov 22, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, November 22, 2015 - Sunday, November 22, 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Australian Production of LES MISERABLES Premieres in Brisbane; Show Runs Thru 1/17Photo Coverage: Australian Production of LES MISERABLES Premieres in Brisbane; Show Runs Thru 1/17
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 22, 2015

18 months after it opened in Melbourne, the original Australian production of Cameron Mackintosh's reimagined edition of the 30-year-old megamusical LES MISERABLES officially opened at Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC) largest venue, the 2,000 seat Lyric Theatre, last November 13. (more...)

Adding Oscar-Nominated Song 'Suddenly' to LES MIS Stage Remains UncertainAdding Oscar-Nominated Song 'Suddenly' to LES MIS Stage Remains Uncertain
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 2, 2015

'If you don't have a camera zooming straight into the eyes or catching a close-up of a hand touching another hand, it doesn't work,' said Claude-Michel Schonberg, the French composer of now 30-year-old musical 'Les Miserables' (Les Mis), when asked about the possibility of adding the Oscar-nominated song 'Suddenly,' especially written for the 2012 movie adaptation, to 'Les Mis' onstage. (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...)

Rebecca Vere Leads BEYOND THE BARRICADE in Concert TonightRebecca Vere Leads BEYOND THE BARRICADE in Concert Tonight
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 7, 2015

Best known for her role as Meredith Parker in the UK transfer of 'Bat Boy: The Musical,' Rebecca Vere, who also appeared in the London productions of 'South Pacific' and 'Hair,' joins Andy Reiss ('Les Miserables'), David Fawcett ('Les Miserables'), and Katie Leeming ('Les Miserables)' in BEYOND THE BARRICADE In Concert at The Theatre, Solaire Resorts and Casino tonight, October 7, at 8 p.m. (more...)

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