les miserables

Entertainment
The "Late Late Show" host really got into his role as the doomed Fantine.
Entertainment
The stage actress stands up for "rejects" in Hugh Jackman's latest passion project.
Entertainment
“I kind of lost my mind doing [Les Mis] and it hadn’t come back yet."
Politics
In 2000, the Green Party candidate had siphoned off enough progressive votes to assure Bush's victory and the disasters that followed. In 2016, a vote for the Libertarian or Green presidential ticket is a vote for Trump. It is existentially essential to vote for Hillary Clinton.
Impact
A quiet afternoon, a darkening sky. A comfortable seat by a window. In the background, Das Liede von der Erde, by Gustav Mahler.
Culture & Arts
Basically, bad Broadway can still be good Broadway, because it makes for memories. That is the most disastrous part of Dames at Sea: It is without memorable moments.
The World Post
I have lived some of the greatest days of my life in Paris. I have loved there, had some of the most profound love story moments of my life there. That is Paris, for me, and for many others. So hate, you cannot have Paris.
Culture & Arts
Helen Lawrence, a theater-meets-cinema multimedia production, part of BAM's Next Wave Festival, is not to be missed. Running through Oct. 17, the clever, ambitious effort, the brainchild of Canadian Stage, is hypnotic to watch.
Women
So maybe the issue isn't solely how much something costs, but instead what we love most, and where our stuff ranks. Do we love people more, or things? Do we invite our neighbor in gladly, embracing his dignity and the privilege of knowing him, or do his sweat and coarseness pollute our home?
Culture & Arts
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.
Books
Riedel, the polarizing theatrical gossip columnist of the New York Post, knows how to dig into provocative stories. Here he undertakes not a simple scandal, but a century's worth of power struggles that have undermined and -- ultimately -- saved Broadway.
Good News
Turning a plain old school auditorium into a "Castle on a Cloud."
Culture & Arts
Before Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn was the voice exciting audiences on Broadway and beyond. The 56-year-old star originated the roles of Cosette and Florence in Les Miserables and Chess.
Chicago
The Theory of Everything in the end is about everything. About the cosmos. About the existence of God. What can be scientifically proven and what can not. Disabilities, which we all have in a myriad of different ways, and what we do with them. It's a love story.
Culture & Arts
Two things happened in theater yesterday that had me thinking -- The New York Times reported Sting was going into The Last Ship, which he wrote the score for, and The Country House closed.