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Cabaret: Everybody Loves a Winner Once

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.23.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

What are the Tonys here for if not to honor theatrical creativity? What creativity is there in remounting a production at its last home? Why is a revival that exactly duplicates a revival capable of being nominated?

Long Awaited Book Sequels... That Completely Flopped

Kate Gavino | Posted 05.19.2014 | Books
Kate Gavino

Some sequels are masterpieces (Huckleberry Finn, Lord of the Rings, Through the Looking Glass), and others are pleasant surprises (Doctor Sleep, the most recent Bridget Jones) but there are a few that deserve to stay hidden deep in the discount bin.

Talking With Capital Cities' Sebu Simonian, a Chat with Michael Maguire, The Who's Tommy Revisited, and the Teacarina

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Aren't we all the sum of our experiences, whether good or bad? In my case, I am fortunate to have had a plethora of life experiences that combine to help me deal with the multitude of issues a family lawyer has to address."

Mike Ryan

Anne Hathaway Is Under The Impression You Needed A Break From Her, But She's Back | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Anne Hathaway's huge 2012 culminated in 2013, when Hathaway won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for "Les Misérables." Since then, however, Hatha...

Egypt's Fabrica to Perform U.S. Tour Through Yasmin Tayeby and Izdahar

Todd Fine | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
Todd Fine

The initiative, however, is one of the launch projects of an interesting and ambitious new organization called "Izdahar," founded by Yasmin Tayeby to promote artistic exchange between the United States and the Arab countries, Egypt in particular.

The Power of Simplicity

Scott Goodson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Scott Goodson

Before the publishing of his book, Hugo sent a letter to his agent. The letter reached his agent in Paris and inside the page carried one single symbol, one solitary punctuation mark: "?"

Broadway Cast Of 'Les Miz' Announced

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming Broadway cast of "Les Miserables" is anything but miserable — veteran theater actors Ramin Karimloo, Will...

17 Reasons Why Sometimes You Just Need A Good Cry

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment

Ah, the Claire Danes Cry Face. Since her days as Angela Chase on "My So-Called Life," we've watched that famous chin quiver. As Danes' Cry Face co...

How Far Will You Go to Protect Your Emails?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.17.2013 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

How far will you go to protect your emails? As individuals we can't really answer that question. That's because we're at the whim of our email provide...

Is 'Les Miserables' Coming To TV?

Posted 08.29.2013 | TV

"Les Miserables" could soon be a TV show, thanks to "Veronica Mars" creator Rob Thomas. According to Deadline, Thomas has teamed with writer/actor ...

16 Things To Watch Out For On Broadway This Year

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — There's Denzel Washington and Billy Crystal, plenty of Shakespeare and a nice dash of Harold Pinter. There's even a musical of the bo...

At Theatre Aspen, Happiness Is Les Miserables

Michael Conniff | Posted 09.15.2013 | Denver
Michael Conniff

ASPEN, COLORADO--Aspen ain't Broadway, but Theatre Aspen is beginning to feel like it's in the same neighborhood as the big time, especially with the ...

WATCH: Turkish Protesters Sing Stirring Song From 'Les Mis'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts

Turkish protesters recently sang a powerful rendition of "Do You Hear The People Sing?" from the popular Broadway musical, "Les Miserables," at Taksim...

'Les Mis' Returns To A Familiar Home

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.30.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — When "Les Miserables" arrives on Broadway next March, it will find a familiar home. Mega-producer Cameron Mackintosh said Thursday t...

European Set-Jetting: Lights, Camera, Travel

Kensington Tours | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Both globetrotters and entertainment critics alike will agree that Europe sets the stage for some of the world's greatest adventures, from Greece in Mamma Mia to France in Les Misérables. What film will inspire your next holiday?

Our Homegrown Miserables: Missing the Point Amid Box Office Bounty

William O'Brien | Posted 05.28.2013 | Crime
William O'Brien

I can't help but think that Victor Hugo would lament how the juggernaut of blockbuster entertainment threatens to subvert his profound and very relevant challenge to oppressive social systems that are as real today as they were in the Paris of his day.

Happy Anniversary, Les Miserables!

Posted 03.12.2013 | Arts

Today marks the 26th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of Les Miserables, the third-longest running musical in the history of the Great White Way. ...

To the Question of Fantine (and Anne Hathaway)

Carole DeSanti | Posted 05.08.2013 | Books
Carole DeSanti

For the world to be a better place for women -- and also, by the way, for men, and for young people -- it will need to become a place where the main thrust of our work and our pleasure is conceived not as an act of plunder, but of something else.

Obama Must Lead

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

There was no excuse for the president to shout from the rooftops about the dangers of sequester while not doing a thing to prevent it. Americans need jobs, not spin, and leaders, not photo ops.

Eddie Redmayne Was Doing WHAT Before Les Mis?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 03.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

He and Ryan Gossling have more than being hot in common.

Can You Hear the People Sing?

Kim Witman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Arts
Kim Witman

Even though Les Mis is not traditional operatic territory, it begs for an instrument up to the challenge. (We were praying for Colm Wilkinson to bust through that upstage door...)

Oscar's Musical Hypocrisy -- Why Awards Show's Emphasis Is Misplaced

Dan Mirvish | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

It's very nice that Oscars made a special tribute to movie musicals. The only problem is that not a single one of the musicals honored (Chicago, Dreamgirls, Les Miz) was ever eligible for Oscar's own category of "Best Original Musical."

Romany Malco Recreates Oscar-Nominated Best Actor Performances (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.26.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

To round out our Academy Awards-themed week, actor Romany Malco ("Weeds", "40 Year-Old Virgin," "Think Like A Man") performs monologues from this ye...

Oscarmania! (Or Not): A Political Stew on Light Simmer

William Bradley | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Even before Jack Nicholson introduced the first lady of the United States to present the award for best picture, this year's Oscars had developed an unusual political cast to it, both in personalities and in substance.

'Les Miserables' Hits The Oscars

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

The cast of "Les Miserables" hit the Oscars stage on Sunday night to celebrate the Best Picture nominee. Anne Hathaway, Huge Jackman, Eddie Redmayn...