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Victor Hugo Headshot
Date Of Birth:
February 26, 1802
Date Of Death:
May 02, 1885 (83)
 
Victor Hugo Headshot
Date of Birth: February 26, 1802
Date of Death: May 02, 1885 (83)
Mountview Names New Theatre 'The Mack' In Honour Of Sir Cameron Mackintosh Photo Mountview Names New Theatre 'The Mack' In Honour Of Sir Cameron Mackintosh
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021

London's Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts today announced that its main theatre is to be known as The Mack, in honour of Sir Cameron Mackintosh's long-standing support for Mountview which included a generous gift of £1 million to complete the building of the theatre that will now bear his name.

LA GIOCONDA Comes to Theatre du Capitole Toulousse Photo LA GIOCONDA Comes to Theatre du Capitole Toulousse
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2021

Ponchielli, en digne h√©ritier de Verdi, livre avec¬†La Gioconda¬†l‚Äôun des op√©ras italiens les plus flamboyants du r√©pertoire. Inspir√©e de Victor Hugo, l‚Äôaction, sombre et violente, exacerbe les passions, servies par une musique opulente (dont la c√©l√®bre ¬ę Danse des heures ¬Ľ).

Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre Announces EXPAND THE CANON 2021 List Photo Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre Announces EXPAND THE CANON 2021 List
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

Both a celebration and a call to action, Expand the Canon demands space in the classical canon for more diverse playwrights, many of whom were underproduced or utterly un-produced in their lifetimes. Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre calls upon the national and international theater community to expand its definition of classical theater and include these brilliant writers and artists in their production seasons, publications, classrooms, and beyond.

BWW Review: SEAN HARKNESS AND THE UNUSUAL SUSPECTS Are Unusually Better Than Prozac a Photo BWW Review: SEAN HARKNESS AND THE UNUSUAL SUSPECTS Are Unusually Better Than Prozac at Birdland Theater
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 10, 2021

It was one of those nights in a club when everyone left the building with a smile on their face, a song in their heart, and oxytocin every damn where.

The REV Theatre Company Announces 2022 Season Photo The REV Theatre Company Announces 2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

The REV Theatre Company announced its 2022 Season on the opening night of their final 2021 production ‚Äď Almost Heaven, The Songs of John Denver.¬†¬†

DELPHINE'S PRAYERS, DUELLE, CHAMELEON STREET and More Come to BAM Photo DELPHINE'S PRAYERS, DUELLE, CHAMELEON STREET and More Come to BAM
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 31, 2021

The feature film's Delphine's Prayers, Duelle, Chameleon Street and more come to BAM this October an November.

LES MISERABLES Announces Complete Casting For New Full Production at the Sondheim The Photo LES MISERABLES Announces Complete Casting For New Full Production at the Sondheim Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2021

Following the sell-out success of LES MIS√ČRABLES ‚Äď THE STAGED CONCERT, the longest running concert in the history of Shaftesbury Avenue, Cameron Mackintosh has announced full casting for the re-opening of the¬†new full production of¬†LES MIS√ČRABLES¬†at the¬†Sondheim Theatre¬†on¬†25 September 2021.

Arium TV's AT HOME WITH SARAH CAHILL Features Rare Works From Two Great Women Compose Photo Arium TV's AT HOME WITH SARAH CAHILL Features Rare Works From Two Great Women Composers of the Early 20th Century
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 18, 2021

 Arium TV, a new platform for global musical storytelling, has released the first of two episodes of At Home With Sarah Cahill. Arium TV aims to showcase the highest caliber of emerging and established musicians around the world through intimate, cinematic productions of storytelling and performance, which are available for free.

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Will Be Performed By Center Stage Productions This Month Photo THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Will Be Performed By Center Stage Productions This Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2021

Come experience the bells of Notre Dame as one man ventures out into a world he has only ever seen looking down from the highest towers of the famous cathedral. Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the animated Disney film, The Hunchback of Notre Dame raises the question of what makes a monster and what makes a man in a thrilling tale of compassion, defiance, and duality.

HBO Acquires North American Television & Streaming Rights to LAETITIA Photo HBO Acquires North American Television & Streaming Rights to LAETITIA
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 9, 2021

Following the disappearance of eighteen-year-old ‚ÄúLaetitia‚ÄĚ (Sophie Breyer) and the repercussions that follow her twin sister ‚ÄúJessica‚ÄĚ (Marie Colomb), the series is based on the true events that shook France in 2011.

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at Young Artists Ensemble Photo BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at Young Artists Ensemble
by Cary Ginell - Aug 5, 2021

Of all elements of society hit by the pandemic, the one that got hit the hardest was the performing arts. Many theatre companies were forced to close their doors while those that managed to survive were crippled by 16 months of inactivity and decimated budgets. Young Artists Ensemble has not only been a growth culture for local talent for 40 years, it has never shied away from a challenge and while other companies were subsisting on shows with small casts, YAE was determined to stage the Student Edition of 'Les Miserables,' the larger-than-life 1985 Broadway masterpiece, for its annual teen summer musical.

Young Artists Ensemble Will Present LES MISERABLES School Edition Beginning Tomorrow Photo Young Artists Ensemble Will Present LES MISERABLES School Edition Beginning Tomorrow
by Alan Henry - Jul 28, 2021

Young Artists Ensemble will present¬†LES MIS√ČRABLES School Edition beginning tomorrow with performances through August 1st. The production is directed by¬†Mark Andrew Reyes, with Musical Direction by¬†Zachary Spencer (conducted by¬†Susan Treworgy Calkins), and choreography by¬†Dani Orjala.

LES MISERABLES SCHOOL EDITION to be Presented by Aspire Performing Arts Company Photo LES MISERABLES SCHOOL EDITION to be Presented by Aspire Performing Arts Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021

This month, Aspire Performing Arts Company will present Les Misérables School Edition in a beautiful, outdoor staged concert at the Dey Mansion in Wayne. Performances run July 29 to 31.   

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at Wainuiomata Little Theatre Photo BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at Wainuiomata Little Theatre
by Lindsey Rusling - Jul 18, 2021

Boubil and Schoenberg's musical based on the novel by Victor Hugo is a beast. Dramatic, passionate and a firm favourite with many Musical Theatre lovers for its emotional music, historical setting and tragic but redemptive storyline.

Prague State Opera Will Perform RIGOLETTO in September Photo Prague State Opera Will Perform RIGOLETTO in September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2021

Together with La traviata and Il trovatore, Rigoletto (1851) is an opera that made Verdi famous worldwide. Verdi’s splendid melodies and the masterful depiction of the lead characters still enchant opera-lovers around the world.

LES MISERABLES STUDENT EDITION Will Be Performed by Texas Music Theatre Co. This Mont Photo LES MISERABLES STUDENT EDITION Will Be Performed by Texas Music Theatre Co. This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2021

Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets here!

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Will Be Performed at Anoka Theatre This Weekend Photo THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Will Be Performed at Anoka Theatre This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2021

Anoka High School will perform The Hunchback of Notre Dame in an outdoor production this summer. The show will also be streamed live, via ShowTix4U. Performances will take place on June 3-6, 2021.

Third Horizon Film Festival Puts A Spotlight On Caribbean Creatives Photo Third Horizon Film Festival Puts A Spotlight On Caribbean Creatives
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 1, 2021

Deemed one of the '25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World' by MovieMaker Magazine in 2019, the Third Horizon Film Festival returns for its fifth edition. This year the festival will be hosted hybrid style with a thoughtfully curated mix of in-person and virtual screenings beginning June 24, 2021, through July 1, 2021, in Miami, Florida.

Broadway Pros Named Co-Chairs Of The Musical Theatre Department At Westinghouse Arts  Photo Broadway Pros Named Co-Chairs Of The Musical Theatre Department At Westinghouse Arts Acadmeny
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 1, 2021

As in a lot of things, it matters who you know. And at Westinghouse Arts Academy Charter School - a tuition-free public arts school near Pittsburgh - teachers Lindsey Carothers and Jarrett Reiche know everybody. Reiche works for the legendary Binder Casting - which cast the original 1999 Broadway production of 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.'

Jason Danieley-Directed THE FULL MONTY and More Announced for Skylight Music Theatre  Photo Jason Danieley-Directed THE FULL MONTY and More Announced for Skylight Music Theatre 2021- 2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021

Artistic Director Michael Unger today unveiled Skylight Music Theatre’s 2021-2022 season, which marks the theatre’s return to in-person performances after more than one year. It will be Unger’s first official season since joining Skylight in 2019, due to cancelled shows during the pandemic. 

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