Victor Hugo News

Date Of Birth:
February 26, 1802
Date Of Death:
May 02, 1885 (83)
Gender:
Male
FLASH FRIDAY: MISS SAIGON Turns 25
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 19, 2014

Today, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of West End and Broadway mega-musical MISS SAIGON. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Partnering with Two Charities During LES MISERABLES Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF and the cast of Les Miserables join with two leading charities, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, to raise awareness and support for the issues of HIV/AIDS and hunger. (more...)

BWW Interviews: LES MISERABLES, Featuring Relationships, Revolutions and Re-Imaginings, to Open at Apollo Civic Theater
by Johnna Leary - Sep 10, 2014

"Do You Hear the People Sing?" Then come join the revolution as Les Miserables opens at the Apollo Civic Theater in Martinsburg, WV this Friday. Co-directed by Bob LeBlanc and Jennifer Noll and musically directed by Jeff Poland, this epic musical about one man's quest for redemption during the July student revolution of 1832 will premiere live on stage. (more...)

Patrick Page, Michael Arden, Ciara Renee & More to Lead THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at La Jolla Playhouse!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast for its upcoming U.S. premiere musical, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, featuring a score by the multiple Academy, Grammy and Tony Award-winning team of composer Alan Menken (Newsies, Little Shop of Horrors) and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin), book by Peter Parnell (The West Wing, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) and direction by Scott Schwartz (Playhouse's Jane Eyre, Broadway's Golda's Balcony). Produced in association with Paper Mill Playhouse, by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions, The Hunchback of Notre Dame will run October 26 - December 7, 2014 in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Open Season with LES MISERABLES, 9/10-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF will present Les Miserables from September 10 - October 12, 2014 in the Margeson Theater. Featuring a talented mix of Broadway veterans and Orlando Shakes favorites, the production will be the largest musical in the Theater's history. Single tickets to Les Miserables ($15 - $55) are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

BWW TV: LES MISERABLES' Flat Cosette Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 26, 2014

Broadway's Les Miserables recently introduced the world to #MizFlatCosette, stemming from the popular concepts of Flat Stanley and Flat Stella. Over the course of the past few weeks, Flat Cosette has made her way around the world with fans at their favorite spots or on vacation. Today, Flat Cosette officially nominated herself for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, in return challenging Flat Stanley, Flat Stella and Les Miserables Broadway's own Cosette, Samantha Hill. (more...)

BWW TV: LES MISERABLES Cast Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge from ONCE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 20, 2014

Earlier this week, the company of ONCE took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and in turn challenged their neighbors, the cast of Les Miserables, to do the same. Who did they nominate? The Broadway companies of Matilda, Kinky Boots and The Phantom of the Opera. Check out their video below! (more...)

The Renegade Company Presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME: A MUTE PLAY, 9/11-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Coming off the heels of their sold-out run of Bathtub Moby-Dick last fall and a successful world premiere of Grimms' Juniper Tree, The Renegade Company proudly presents a new work titled The Hunchback of Notre Dame...A Mute Play, conceived and directed by Michael Durkin. (more...)

Tickets to LES MISERABLES in Sydney On Sale 25 August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schonberg's legendary musical, LES MISERABLES will open at Sydney's Capitol Theatre in March 2015. (more...)

British Actor Earl Carpenter Joins Broadway's LES MISERABLES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

British actor Earl Carpenter's start date in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables in the role of Javert is tonight, August 15. (more...)

Arizona Onstage Productions Presents LES MISERABLES
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Aug 14, 2014

ARIZONA ONSTAGE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS A SUMMER MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA, LES MISERABLES AT THE BERGER CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS. (more...)

BWW Review: Do You Hear The People Sing? Drayton's LES MISERABLES Shines
by Mary Alderson - Aug 13, 2014

The classic story turned epic musical has finally made its way to Grand Bend's Huron Country Playhouse. Based on Victor Hugo's novel, LES MISERABLES follows the life of prisoner 24601, Jean Valjean, who was thrown in jail for stealing a loaf of bread for a hungry child. (more...)

In Performance: Watch LES MISERABLES' Ramin Karimloo Perform 'Bring Him Home' on Banjo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

In this week's New York Times In Performance video, Ramin Karimloo performs a stirring version of 'Bring Him Home' from LES MISERABLES. (more...)

Earl Carpenter's First Performance in Broadway's LES MISERABLES Delayed
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

British actor Earl Carpenter's start date in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Claude-Michel Sch÷nberg & Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES in the role of Javert has been pushed to Friday, August 15 due to visa issues, it was confirmed today. (more...)

Square Foot Theatre to Present LES MISERABLES, 8/12-17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

The Square Foot Theatre Company will present the epic musical Les Miserables. This is this Connecticut based non-equity, non-profit community theatre's 35th production in 7 years. Often people refer to this wonderful community theatre as Connecticut's best kept secret. However, the secret is out and can not be missed (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014


LES MISERABLES Broadway Unveils Tumblr With Behind The Scenes Exclusives
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 06, 2014

A Tumblr account has been established for the new Broadway revival of international mega-musical sensation LES MISERABLES featuring numerous exclusive behind the scenes looks at the action onstage and off. (more...)

New Tickets to LES MISERABLES at Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

After wowing audiences and due to unprecedented demand, new tickets to the acclaimed new production of Cameron Mackintosh's legendary musical LES MISERABLES have just been released and go on sale today through Ticketek. (more...)

Tickets to Paper Mill Playhouse's 2014-15 Season, Including Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN, U.S. Premiere of 'HUNCHBACK' & More, On Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced that single tickets will go on sale to the public for its highly anticipated season on Wednesday, July 30th at 10:00am. Tickets can be purchased online at www.PaperMill.org or by calling our box office at 973.376.4343, or by visiting the theater box office at 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, New Jersey. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Houston Family Arts Center's Production of LES MISERABLES is an Absolute Masterpiece
by Nyderah Williams - Jul 22, 2014

Houston Family Arts Center's production of LES MISERABLES is a riveting masterpiece! It evokes the spirit and themes of compassion, revenge and above all human transformation. (more...)

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