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Alain Boublil

Cramming as Much Action Onstage as Possible

George Heymont | Posted 04.28.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

Part of the appeal of musical theatre is its potential for wowing audiences with spectacle. Costume design has always been an important element in creating memorable stage experiences.

Montego Glover Discovers a New, "Irresistible," Fantine in Broadway's "Les Misérables"

Steve Schonberg | Posted 09.29.2016 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

Patti LuPone, Andrea McArdle, Anne Hathaway, Melba Moore--since it first premiered in London 30 years ago, Boublil and Schönberg's mega-musical, Les Misérables, has played more than 40 countries, and hundreds of actors have brought their own take to its iconic characters, like the destitute Fantine.

First Nighter: 'Les Miserables' Returns in Sizzling 21st-Century Upgrade

David Finkle | Posted 05.24.2014 | Entertainment
David Finkle

This isn't your grandfather's Les Miz. It's the new and enhanced-in-some-ways-diminished-in-others Les Miz, and it very much takes into account the movie and the possible expectations that it's planted in the eyes, ears and minds of ticket buyers.

Victor Hugo and Abraham Lincoln

Norman MacAfee | Posted 03.31.2013 | Entertainment
Norman MacAfee

In this film awards season, two works embody enduring pinnacles of idealism.