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‘Les Misérables’ Coming Back to Broadway Next Year

Story By Patrick Healy New York Times A new stage version of the blockbuster musical “Les Misérables” will open on Broadway in March 2014, the producer Cameron Mackintosh said on Tuesday, in an attempt to capitalize on the popularity of the Oscar-nominated film and restore luster to the show in New York after a short-lived 2006 revival that even Mr. Mackintosh now admits was ill-conceived. This latest “Les Misérables” will …Read More

Victorious boys from Oz take the world by storm as Les Miserables premieres in Sydney

By Jonathon Moran The Daily Telegraph IT is the Aussie bromance that is taking the world by storm, cinema by cinema. Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe triumphantly hugged and soaked up the atmosphere as they celebrated the Australian premiere of Les Miserables Friday night. After a whirlwind of events across the globe, including stops in New York, London and Tokyo, the red carpet event at the State Theatre was the …Read More

Review: Les Miserables

Review by Variety Written By: JUSTIN CHANG A Universal (in U.S./U.K.) release presented in association with Relativity Media of a Working Title Films/Cameron Mackintosh production. Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward, Mackintosh. Executive producers, Angela Morrison, Liza Chasin, Nicholas Allott, F. Richard Pappas. Directed by Tom Hooper. Screenplay, William Nicholson, Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schoenberg, Herbert Kretzmer, based on Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Boublil & Schoenberg’s original stage musical …Read More

Inside the Fight to Bring ‘Les Mis’ to the Screen

Story from “The Hollywood Reporter” Written by Stephen Galloway The road to Hollywood hell is paved with fallen musicals. Since Chicago won the Oscar for best picture in 2003, they’ve landed with Richter-level thuds — from 2004’s The Phantom of the Opera, which earned $51 million, less than its production cost; to 2007’s Sweeney Todd, one of the few failed collaborations between Johnny Depp and Tim Burton; to the Daniel …Read More