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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...

Is Adele Ready For The Oscars?

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 04.25.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — It was an extra starry, musical day at the Dolby Theatre. Adele took the stage first Friday, followed by the cast of "Les Miserab...

Anne Hathaway's Oscar Acceptance Speech: A Flow Chart

The Soup | Posted 04.24.2013 | Comedy
The Soup

Our core team of mathematicians here at The Soup has developed an algorithm for the speech, which was written the moment nominations were announced, then rehearsed tirelessly to appear off-the-cuff.

LOOK: Remember Anne's First Oscar Nomination

Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

Anne Hathaway is only 30, but the actress has already become a fixture at the Academy Awards. Hathaway, who is favored to win Best Supporting Actre...

Get Others to Share Your Ideas and to Buy

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

An anger-evoking true story that's spreading, "Exec loses job after allegedly slapping toddler on plane," quickly moved Dan Schawbel to write on Faceb...

Oscar Nominees That Inspire Travel

Travelzoo | Posted 04.24.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

As we walk out of the theater, we discuss what we just saw on the big screen: the plot, the acting, the costumes. But on occasion, we also dream of travel.

YouTube's Best Parodies of Oscars 2013 Best Picture Nominees (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

For your pre-Oscars 2013 enjoyment, What's Trending gathered YouTube's most popular parodies of the films nominated for Best Picture at this Year's Academy Awards.

At Restaurant Daniel for the Oscars: Forget Walking the Red Carpet

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York
Regina Weinreich

In New York on Oscar Sunday, the red carpet will be more than a runway for hopefuls in borrowed gowns and glitter.

And The Oscar Goes To Stories Of Loss And Hope..

Greg Garrett | Posted 04.22.2013 | Religion
Greg Garrett

Great stories make us feel as though we are not alone, and these stories offer us the opportunity to enter into stories of great suffering -- and to cultivate the fervent belief that suffering will somehow, someday, pass.

BEST DRESSED

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Anne Hathaway was deemed best dressed – by people who dress her for work. The "Alice in Wonderland" and "The Dark Knight Ri...