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VIDEO: On This Day, March 12- LES MISERABLES Brings The Revoultion To BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, March 12- LES MISERABLES Brings The Revoultion To Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2019

Written by Claude-Michel Schonberg, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, Les Miserables is set in early 19th-century France. The plot follows the stories of many characters as they struggle for redemption and revolution. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/12/16- LES MISERABLES
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2016

Today in 1987, Les Miserables opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 6680 performances. Written by Claude-Michel Schonberg, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, Les Miserables is set in early 19th-century France. The plot follows the stories of many characters as they struggle for redemption and revolution. An ensemble that includes prostitutes, student revolutionaries, factory workers, and others joins the lead characters. In January 2010, it played its ten-thousandth performance in London, at Queen's Theatre in London's West End. On 3 October 2010, the show celebrated its 25th anniversary with three productions running in the same city: the original show at London's West End; the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary touring production at the original home of the show, the Barbican Centre; and the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary concert at London's O2 Arena. The original Broadway cast included Colm Wilkinson as Jean Valjean, David Bryant as Marius, Judy Kuhn as Cosette, Michael Maguire as Enjolras, Frances Ruffelle as Eponine, Braden Danner as Gavroche, Donna Vivino as Young Cosette, Jennifer Butt as Madame Thenardier, Leo Burmester as Thenardier, Randy Graff as Fantine, and Terrence Mann as Javert. (more...)

From Dastardly to Demure, Resolute to Revolutionary, BWW Profiles LES MISERABLES' Standout Roles
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 23, 2014

In honor of Les Miserables' opening tonight, BroadwayWord brings you the actors who've taken on the many complex and vocally challenging roles of Victor Hugo's world, from the unscrupulous Thenardiers to innocent Cosette, or principled Javert against the compassionate and strong-willed Jean Valjean. From Fantine and Eponine, unfortunate in life and romance, to Enjolras and Marius, the fiery young leaders of the French Revolution. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/12- LES MISERABLES
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2014

Today in 1987, Les Miserables opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 6680 performances. Written by Claude-Michel Schonberg, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, Les Miserables is set in early 19th-century France. The plot follows the stories of many characters as they struggle for redemption and revolution. An ensemble that includes prostitutes, student revolutionaries, factory workers, and others joins the lead characters. In January 2010, it played its ten-thousandth performance in London, at Queen's Theatre in London's West End. On 3 October 2010, the show celebrated its 25th anniversary with three productions running in the same city: the original show at London's West End; the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary touring production at the original home of the show, the Barbican Centre; and the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary concert at London's O2 Arena. The original Broadway cast included Colm Wilkinson as Jean Valjean, David Bryant as Marius, Judy Kuhn as Cosette, Michael Maguire as Enjolras, Frances Ruffelle as Eponine, Braden Danner as Gavroche, Donna Vivino as Young Cosette, Jennifer Butt as Madame Thenardier, Leo Burmester as Thenardier, Randy Graff as Fantine, and Terrence Mann as Javert. (more...)

Photo Flash: MSNBC's Chris Matthews and More at City Theatre's 2014 Season Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

On Monday, November 25, notable guests, community leaders, theatre supporters and MSNBC Host Chris Matthews gathered to celebrate City Theatre's 2014 Season with a special fundraiser at Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A. in Miami. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 12
by - Mar 12, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (more...)

MEGA STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/12- LES MISERABLES
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2013

Today in 1987, Les Miserables opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 6680 performances. Written by Claude-Michel Schonberg, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, Les Miserables is set in early 19th-century France. The plot follows the stories of many characters as they struggle for redemption and revolution. In January 2010, it played its ten-thousandth performance in London, at Queen's Theatre in London's West End. On 3 October 2010, the show celebrated its 25th anniversary with three productions running in the same city: the original show at London's West End; the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary touring production at the original home of the show, the Barbican Centre; and the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary concert at London's O2 Arena. The original Broadway cast included Colm Wilkinson as Jean Valjean, David Bryant as Marius, Judy Kuhn as Cosette, Michael Maguire as Enjolras, Frances Ruffelle as Eponine, Braden Danner as Gavroche, Donna Vivino as Young Cosette, Jennifer Butt as Madame Thenardier, Leo Burmester as Thenardier, Randy Graff as Fantine, and Terrence Mann as Javert. (more...)

LES MISERABLES Character Card: THE THENARDIERS
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 28, 2012

The highly-anticipated film version of LES MISERABLES is now in theaters! To celebrate the release, BroadwayWorld brings you an in-depth look at the characters and the actors who portray them. Today, it's all about The Thenardiers (Sacha Baron Cohen and Helena Bonham-Carter)! (more...)

BWW Review: Coast Anabelle in Burbank Hosts Exciting Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Experience
by Don Grigware - Jul 3, 2012

It's been a few years since I have experienced fine dinner theatre in LA, and never have I been part of one presented in a truly intimate setting and that includes one-on-one interaction with the actors throughout. Such is the case with Coast Anabelle Entertainment's Here's Killing You, Kid!, a murder mystery whodunit by James Daab that opened deservedly to an SRO audience Friday June 29 at the Coast Anabelle Hotel in Burbank. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ed Dixon Celebrates SECRETS... Release at the Metropolitan Room!
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 3, 2012

Broadway's Ed Dixon, currently featured as The Captain in Roundabout Theatre's Anything Goes, yesterday celebrated the publication of his memoir SECRETS OF A LIFE ON STAGE...AND OFF, with a cabaret act/book launch at The Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street). View photos below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/12- LES MISERABLES
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2012

Today in 1987, Les Miserables opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 6680 performances. Written by Claude-Michel Schönberg, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, Les Miserables is set in early 19th-century France. The plot follows the stories of many characters as they struggle for redemption and revolution. An ensemble that includes prostitutes, student revolutionaries, factory workers, and others joins the lead characters. In January 2010, it played its ten-thousandth performance in London, at Queen's Theatre in London's West End. On 3 October 2010, the show celebrated its 25th anniversary with three productions running in the same city: the original show at London's West End; the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary touring production at the original home of the show, the Barbican Centre; and the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary concert at London's O2 Arena. The original Broadway cast included Colm Wilkinson as Jean Valjean, David Bryant as Marius, Judy Kuhn as Cosette, Michael Maguire as Enjolras, Frances Ruffelle as Éponine, Braden Danner as Gavroche, Donna Vivino as Young Cosette, Jennifer Butt as Madame Thénardier, Leo Burmester as Thénardier, Randy Graff as Fantine, and Terrence Mann as Javert. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Les Miz 20th Anniversary Party
by Mark Rupp - Mar 12, 2007

The cast of Les Miserables recently celebrated the 20th Broadway anniversary of the musical, as well as the recent addition of Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga to the cast. (more...)

Les Miz Tour Takes Final Bow in St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2006

The North American tour cast of Les Miserables makes its final engagement in St. Louis at the Fox Theatre, July 18-23. (more...)

Les Miserables - Still Bringing It Home!
by Pati Buehler - Mar 7, 2006

Les Miserables, billed as 'the world's most popular musical' might also be called one of 'the world's most persistent pieces of work.' (more...)