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Happy Birthday to Broadway Composers Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber

Happy Birthday to Broadway Composers Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber

Today, Broadway fans everywhere celebrate the birthdays of two of the most celebrated composers of our generation: Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. They are the masterminds behind some of… Read more »

Bringing Down the House: Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen as comic ‘Masters’ in ‘Les Mis’

Bringing Down the House: Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen as comic ‘Masters’ in ‘Les Mis’

At first glance, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen are an odd choice to play the wily inn-keeping couple Madame and Monsieur Thenardier. Cohen worked his way up through… Read more »

Theatre Threads: A Jaunt through Joly’s Closet & Marius’ Apparel

Theatre Threads: A Jaunt through Joly’s Closet & Marius’ Apparel

  Joly is a rather eclectic fellow. He is described as the cheeriest one of the bunch which is reflected in his somewhat hippie-ish wardrobe. He has too many various… Read more »

Anne Hathaway speaks out for real-life Fantines

Anne Hathaway speaks out for real-life Fantines

In the aftermath of her Academy Award win for Best Supporting Actress, Anne Hathaway is doing more than just running off into the sunset with her Oscar in hand. As… Read more »

My brief history with the ‘Les Miserables’ fandom

My brief history with the ‘Les Miserables’ fandom

What is it about a musical based on a book with more than 1,000 pages written in 1862 that resonates with so many people? Whether you identify as a “total… Read more »

Broadway Bromance: The West End’s favorite duo Ramin Karimloo and Hadley Fraser

Broadway Bromance: The West End’s favorite duo Ramin Karimloo and Hadley Fraser

There has never been a dynamic duo in musical theatre quite like Ramin Karimloo and Hadley Fraser. They first worked together back in 2002 during a production of Les Miserables in London. … Read more »