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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)
LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Will Play a Limited Run at London's Sondheim Thea Photo LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Will Play a Limited Run at London's Sondheim Theatre in December
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2020

One Show More! Les Miserables - The Staged Concert will play a limited run at the Sondheim Theatre in London's West End, beginning December 5.

MARY POPPINS and LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Will Release Cast Recordings Photo MARY POPPINS and LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Will Release Cast Recordings
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2020

Cameron Mackintosh with First Night Records and Warner Music have announced the new live cast recordings of the hit West End productions of Mary Poppins and Les Misérables a?" The Staged Concert.  Both are now available to pre-order at the links below with Mary Poppins releasing on 6 November 2020 and Les Misérables a?" The Staged Concert on 20 November 2020. 

Broadway Rewind: LES MISERABLES Rebuilds the Barricade on Broadway Photo Broadway Rewind: LES MISERABLES Rebuilds the Barricade on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 9, 2020

Today we rewind to 2014 for the second Broadway revival of Les Miserables. Les Miserables opened on March 23 at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 1024 performances.

11 Books That Were Adapted Into Musicals Photo 11 Books That Were Adapted Into Musicals
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 6, 2020

From Hamilton to Matilda, we're highlighting just 11 of many shows based on books for National #ReadaBookDay! Which one is your favorite?

Video Roundup: LES MISERABLES Fans Create Hilarious Parodies About Politics, the Pand Photo Video Roundup: LES MISERABLES Fans Create Hilarious Parodies About Politics, the Pandemic, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2020

As one of the longest-running and most well-known musicals, Les Miserables lends itself well to fan-made videos and content. Today, we're rounding up 10 of our favorite Les Miserables parodies on YouTube.

DRIVING WHILE BLACK Will Air on PBS Photo DRIVING WHILE BLACK Will Air on PBS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 4, 2020

This week, PBS announced DRIVING WHILE BLACK: RACE, SPACE AND MOBILITY IN AMERICA – a ground-breaking, two-hour documentary film by acclaimed historian Dr. Gretchen Sorin and Emmy–winning director Ric Burns – will air on PBS on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. ET (check local listings).

DRIVING WHILE BLACK Will Air on PBS Oct. 13 Photo DRIVING WHILE BLACK Will Air on PBS Oct. 13
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 31, 2020

PBS announced today  DRIVING WHILE BLACK: RACE, SPACE AND MOBILITY IN AMERICA – a ground-breaking, two-hour documentary film by acclaimed historian Dr. Gretchen Sorin and Emmy–winning director Ric Burns – will air on PBS on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Revised 2020-2021 Season Photo Skylight Music Theatre Announces Revised 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2020

 Skylight Music Theatre today unveiled their revised 2020-21 season, with a new line-up of outstanding music theatre addressing the realities of presenting live performances in the time of Covid-19. Skylight is Milwaukeea??s professional music theatre company and located at 158 N. Broadway in Milwaukeea??s Historic Third Ward.

Broadway Rewind: Michael Arden and Company Bring THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME to the S Photo Broadway Rewind: Michael Arden and Company Bring THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME to the Stage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when the La Jolla Playhouse production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame transferred to Paper Mill Playhouse. Featuring a score by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, the production was directed by Scott Schwartz and starred Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renée, Andrew Samonsky and Erik Liberman.

LES MISERABLES Starring Hugh Jackman is Now Streaming on Netflix Photo LES MISERABLES Starring Hugh Jackman is Now Streaming on Netflix
by Kelle Long - Aug 17, 2020

Feeling a little miserable these days? Netflix has you covered. The 2012 film adaptation of LES MISERABLES is now available to stream!

BWW Review: Fleming Continues to Surprise in Met Stars Live in Concert at Washington' Photo BWW Review: Fleming Continues to Surprise in Met Stars Live in Concert at Washington's Dumbarton Oaks, August 1
by Richard Sasanow - Aug 2, 2020

Even though soprano Renee Fleming had a big farewell to her role as the Marschallin in DER ROSENKAVALIER in the Met’s recent production premiere, she seems far from the end of her career, not only continuing to concertize but even in opera. So, it was no surprise that she showed up on the roster of the Met’s pay-for-view concerts series, Met Stars Live in Concert.

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman on Why Ryan Reynolds is 'Furious' About His Emmy Nomination, and  Photo VIDEO: Hugh Jackman on Why Ryan Reynolds is 'Furious' About His Emmy Nomination, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2020

Hugh Jackman recently chatted with Entertainment Tonight's Rachel Smith about his recent Emmy nomination, his life at home during quarantine, and more.

BWW Book Club: Read an Excerpt From Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BR Photo BWW Book Club: Read an Excerpt From Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY - Chapters 22, 23 & 24
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2020

BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle!

16 Musicals & Plays That Deal With Social Injustice Photo 16 Musicals & Plays That Deal With Social Injustice
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 27, 2020

Theater has always been an outlet for creative minds to discuss the issues that plague our society, whether it's racism, income inequality, or the struggles of the LGBTQ+ community. Learn our picks for musicals and plays that deal with important social topics.

VIDEO: Watch Bristol Old Vic's THE GRINNING MAN, Streaming Now! Photo VIDEO: Watch Bristol Old Vic's THE GRINNING MAN, Streaming Now!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2020

Bristol Old Vic's production of The Grinning Man is now available to stream in its entirety.

BWW Review: THE GRINNING MAN, Bristol Old Vic At Home Photo BWW Review: THE GRINNING MAN, Bristol Old Vic At Home
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Jun 27, 2020

a?oeAnd so we find ourselves gathered once again at the altar of sweet distractiona?? purrs Julian Bleach's Barkilphedro, an ambitious court clown, at the beginning of The Grinning Man, a new musical with book and lyrics by Carl Grose and music by Tim Philips. If only, you might think: being in a theatre would do more than put a smile on my face right now.

Rock Hill Theatre Holds Virtual Auditions for THE BELLS OF NOTRE DAME Photo Rock Hill Theatre Holds Virtual Auditions for THE BELLS OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020

Rock Hill Theatre presents a virtual collaboration of 'The Bells of Notre Dame'! Musical Direction by John Nipe. This will be a 100% virtual performance.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of June 8 - Nick Blaemire's A LITTLE MORE ALIV Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of June 8 - Nick Blaemire's A LITTLE MORE ALIVE, ROYALTIES With Darren Criss, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2020

Need something new to listen to, read, or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including Nick Blaemire's A Little More Alive, Royalties with Darren Criss, and more!

Socially-Distanced Musical GAVROCHE Opens This Weekend at StarStruck Theatre Photo Socially-Distanced Musical GAVROCHE Opens This Weekend at StarStruck Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2020

One of the first socially-distanced shows in America opens this weekend in Stuart, Florida. The world premiere of the new musical GAVROCHE, originally slated for April, opens to 50-percent capacity audiences tonight at StarStruck Theatre.

37 Musicals and Movies Streaming Now on HBO Max! Photo 37 Musicals and Movies Streaming Now on HBO Max!
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 28, 2020

HBO Max launched in May of 2020 and we've got a complete guide to all of the musicals, plays and theatre available on the newest streaming service.

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