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Review Roundup: The National Tour of LES MISERABLES Photo Review Roundup: The National Tour of LES MISERABLES
by Review Roundups - Feb 20, 2020

The national tour of LES MISERABLES is currently making its way across the country with stops in Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Omaha and more!

LES MISERABLES Will Return to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in February Photo LES MISERABLES Will Return to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2020

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award®-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced for its much anticipated Sarasota engagement at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement.

Tenor Matt Hill Wins First Prize In 46th NATS Artist Award Competition Photo Tenor Matt Hill Wins First Prize In 46th NATS Artist Award Competition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020

A field of top young vocalists from across North America offered thrilling performances as they competed in the 46th National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Artist Awards competition on Friday, January 10, 2020. The event culminated with tenor Matt Hill from Washington, DC, winning first place, earning more than $13,000 in cash and prizes. Hill is a student of Elizabeth Daniels and represents the NATS Mid-Atlantic Region.

​​​​New Line Theatre Presents BLOODY KING OEDIPUS!, OR PARDON ME, MUM! Photo ​​​​New Line Theatre Presents BLOODY KING OEDIPUS!, OR PARDON ME, MUM!
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 12, 2019

New Line Theatre, a?oethe bad boy of musical theatre,a?? continues its 29th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, with a one-night-only free public reading of Gilbert & Sullivan's BLOODY KING OEDIPUS!, or PARDON ME, MUM!, the hilarious, long-lost horror-comedy, on Monday night, January 6 at 8:00 pm at the Marcelle Theater, 3310 Samuel Shepherd Drive, in the Grand Center Arts District. Bloody King Oedipus! contains adult language and content.

Casting Announced for LES MISERABLES at the Palace Theater in Waterbury Photo Casting Announced for LES MISERABLES at the Palace Theater in Waterbury
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2019

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced for its much anticipated Waterbury engagement at the Palace Theater, direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement. To purchase tickets visit www.palacetheaterct.org, call 203.346.2000, or in person the Box Office 100 East Main Street, Waterbury. Ticket prices start at $46.50. For a sneak peek, please visit www.LesMiz.com.

Casting Announced for LES MISERABLES' Waterbury Engagement the Palace Theater Photo Casting Announced for LES MISERABLES' Waterbury Engagement the Palace Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2019

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced for its much anticipated Waterbury engagement at the Palace Theater, direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement. To purchase tickets visit www.palacetheaterct.org, call 203.346.2000, or in person the Box Office 100 East Main Street, Waterbury. Ticket prices start at $46.50. For a sneak peek, please visit www.LesMiz.com.

Patrick Dunn, Preston Truman Boyd, & Michelle Dowdy Join LES MISERABLES On Tour Photo Patrick Dunn, Preston Truman Boyd, & Michelle Dowdy Join LES MISERABLES On Tour
by Alan Henry - Oct 30, 2019

Cameron Mackintosh announced today that Patrick Dunn, Preston Truman Boyd and Michelle Dowdy will join the acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, as 'Jean Valjean,' 'Inspector Javert' and 'Madame Thénardier,' respectively, beginning December 10, 2019 at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, NY.

Cast Revealed For LES MISERABLES At The Ohio Theatre Photo Cast Revealed For LES MISERABLES At The Ohio Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2019

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced for its much-anticipated Columbus engagement at the Ohio Theatre direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement.

Umberto Releases New Single ABSENT IMAGES From Debut Album Photo Umberto Releases New Single ABSENT IMAGES From Debut Album
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 9, 2019

Ahead of the July 12th release of his debut Thrill Jockey album Helpless Spectator, Umberto (composer Matt Hill) has released the single 'Absent Images' along with the first installation of a video series which showcases his music's impact on how one views the same scene. Thrill Jockey issued Umberto a challenge: can you transform a series of banal shorts (directed by Julia Dratel) into something emotive? The results are deeply affecting in entirely contrasting ways.

Jimmy Smagula Joins Cast of National Tour of LES MISERABLES Photo Jimmy Smagula Joins Cast of National Tour of LES MISERABLES
by Julie Musbach - May 29, 2019

Cameron Mackintosh announced today that Jimmy Smagula will join the acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES as 'Monsieur Thenardier,' beginning June 25 in Fort Worth, TX at Bass Performance Hall.

LA Composer Umberto Announces New Album HELPLESS SPECTATOR Out 7/12 Photo LA Composer Umberto Announces New Album HELPLESS SPECTATOR Out 7/12
by Tori Hartshorn - May 23, 2019

On July 12th, 2019, LA composer Matt Hill aka Umberto will release his Thrill Jockey debut Helpless Spectator. Ahead of the album release, he shares the album's first single 'Spontaneous Possession', a track that perfectly encapsulates Hill's ability to conjure evocative atmospheres and narratives without the need for words.

Kravis Center Presents LES MISERABLES Photo Kravis Center Presents LES MISERABLES
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2019

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced for its much anticipated West Palm Beach engagement at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement. To purchase tickets, visit www.kravis.org, call 561.832.7469 or visit the Kravis Center Box Office at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach. Ticket prices start at $41. For a sneak peek, please visit www.LesMiz.com.

ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE Script, Score, And Cast Album Now On Amazon! Photo ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE Script, Score, And Cast Album Now On Amazon!
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 21, 2018

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," opened its 28th season of adult, alternative musical theatre in October with the critically acclaimed world premiere of THE ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE, Gilbert & Sullivan's comic-horror 'operatic abomination,' in its world premiere, with new text by Scott Miller and music adaptation and orchestration by John Gerdes. And now, the show's script, full piano-vocal score, and a live cast recording are all available on Amazon.com.

LES MISERABLES Marches Into St. Louis Featuring Nick Cartell, Josh Davis, and More Photo LES MISERABLES Marches Into St. Louis Featuring Nick Cartell, Josh Davis, and More
by Julie Musbach - Oct 29, 2018

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced for its much anticipated St. Louis engagement at the Fabulous Fox Theatre direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement.

Photo Flash: First Look at New Line's ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at New Line's ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2018

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," opens its 28th season of adult, alternative musical theatre with the world premiere of THE ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE, Gilbert & Sullivan's newly discovered, original 'operatic abomination,' in its world premiere, running Sept. 27-Oct. 20, 2018 at the Marcelle Theater, in the Grand Center Arts District.

New Line's THE ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE Begins Next Month Photo New Line's THE ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," opens its 28th season of adult, alternative musical theatre with the world premiere of THE ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE, Gilbert & Sullivan's newly discovered, original 'operatic abomination,' in its world premiere, running Sept. 27-Oct. 20, 2018 at the Marcelle Theater, in the Grand Center Arts District.

BWW Review:  Off Broadway Corona Theater's Production of Yeston & Kopit's PHANTOM is  Photo BWW Review: Off Broadway Corona Theater's Production of Yeston & Kopit's PHANTOM is not to be Missed.
by Audrey Liebross - Sep 26, 2018

The Off Broadway Corona Theater (OBCT), is performing Yeston & Kopit's PHANTOM through Sunday, September 30th. All performances take place at the historic Corona Civic Center Theater, 815 W. 6th Street. This extraordinary production is not to be missed.

Documentary QUEEN OF THE WORLD Debuts 10/1 On HBO Photo Documentary QUEEN OF THE WORLD Debuts 10/1 On HBO
by Tori Hartshorn - Sep 21, 2018

QUEEN OF THE WORLD, a landmark documentary on Her Majesty The Queen, will debut MONDAY, OCT. 1 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO, which has U.S. rights to the film.

Photo Flash: Check Out the Cast of ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE at New Line Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Check Out the Cast of ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE at New Line Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2018

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," opens its 28th season of adult, alternative musical theatre with the world premiere of THE ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE, Gilbert & Sullivan's newly discovered, original 'operatic abomination,' in its world premiere, running Sept. 27-Oct. 20, 2018 at the Marcelle Theater, in the Grand Center Arts District.

HBO to Premiere QUEEN OF THE WORLD, a Documentary on Queen Elizabeth II Photo HBO to Premiere QUEEN OF THE WORLD, a Documentary on Queen Elizabeth II
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 12, 2018

QUEEN OF THE WORLD, a landmark documentary on Her Majesty The Queen, will debut MONDAY, OCT. 1 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO, which has U.S. rights to the film.

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