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Les Misérables

People

  1. Les Misérables a.k.a. Claude-Michel Schönberg is a French record producer, actor, singer, songwriter, and musical theatre composer, best known for his collaborations with lyricist Alain Boublil. Major works include La Révolution Française, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre, The Pirate Queen, and Marguerite.
  2. Les Misérables a.k.a. Les Miserables was a member of the musical group, TISM.
    • member of musical group TISM (Vocals)

Groups

  1. Les Misérables are a 1960's musical group.
    • albums: "Les Miserables", "Western Union / Tu Peux Partir"
  2. Les Misérables is a musical group.
    • also known as Misérables, Les
    • album: "En 1789"

Music

  1. "Les Misérables" a.k.a. "Les Misérables (1985 original London cast)" is a musical album of Claude-Michel Schönberg, musical soundtrack.
  2. "Les Misérables" is a musical album of Basil Poledouris, soundtrack.
    • also known as Les Misérables Soundtrack, Les Miserables
    • released on (16 years ago)
  3. "Les Misérables" is a musical album of Claude-Michel Schönberg & Alain Boublil.
    • released in (25 years ago)
  4. "Les Misérables" is a musical album of Michel Magne & André Hossein, soundtrack.
    • also known as Les Misérables Soundtrack
    • released in (33 years ago)
  5. "Les Misérables" a.k.a. "Les Miserables": 《레미제라블》은 2009년 12월 10일에 발매된 루시드 폴의 4집 정규 앨범이다.
    • artist: Lucid Fall
    • released on (6 years ago)
  6. "Les Misérables" is a musical album of Arthur Honegger, soundtrack.
    • also known as Les Misérables Soundtrack
    • released in (11 years ago)
  7. "Les Misérables" a.k.a. "Les Miserables" is a musical album of Alex North, soundtrack.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  8. "Les Misérables" is a musical album of Les Porte-Mentaux.
    • released in (26 years ago)
  9. "Les Misérables" a.k.a. "Les Miserables" is a musical album of Les Misérables.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  10. "Les Misérables" is a musical single of Les Porte-Mentaux.
    • released in (26 years ago)
  11. "Les Misérables" is a musical single of Dabatcha'ZZ.
    • released in (17 years ago)
  12. "Les Misérables" a.k.a. "Les Misérables (1991 Dutch cast)" is a musical album of Claude-Michel Schönberg, musical soundtrack.
  13. "Les Misérables" a.k.a. "Les Misérables (1987 Original Broadway Cast)" is musical album by Claude-Michel Schönberg.

Writings

  1. "Les Misérables", colloquially known as Les Mis or Les Miz is a sung-through musical based on the novel Les Misérables by French poet and novelist Victor Hugo. It has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, original French lyrics by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, with an English-language libretto by Herbert Kretzmer.
  2. "Les Misérables" is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. In the English-speaking world, the novel is usually referred to by its original French title, however several alternatives have been used, including The Miserable, The Wretched, The Miserable Ones, The Poor Ones, The Wretched Poor, The Victims and The Dispossessed. Beginning in 1815 and culminating in the 1832 June Rebellion in Paris, the novel follows the lives and interactions of several characters, particularly the struggles of ex-convict Jean Valjean and his experience of redemption.
    • also known as "Les miserables"; "Les misérables ... Profusely illustrated with elegant wood engravings"; "Les misérables, a novel by Victor Hugo in the translation by Lascelles Wraxall authorized by the author"; "Les misérables ... A novel"; Les Miserables; The Victims; The Poor Ones; The Wretched; The Miserable Ones; The Wretched Poor and The Victims; The Dispossessed; Kurjat; Les Miserables Volume 2
    • language: French
    • characters:
      • Jean Valjean
      • Gavroche
      • Éponine
      • Marius Pontmercy
      • Fantine
      • Javert
      • Enjolras
      • Cosette
      • Bishop Myriel
      • Monsieur Thénardier
      • Madame Thénardier
      • Mlle Baptistine
      • Azelma
      • Courfeyrac
      • Toussaint
      • Bamatabois
      • Champmathieu
      • Chenildieu
    • genres: Historical fiction, Epic
    • subjects: Convict, Society, June Rebellion
    • released in (153 years ago)
  3. "Les Misérables" is a play by Trevor Nunn and John Caird adapted from the french play of the same name by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil.

Films

  1. "Les Misérables" is the motion-picture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation seen by more than 60 million people in 42 countries and in 21 languages around the globe and still breaking box-office records everywhere in its 27th year. Helmed by The King's Speech's Academy Award®-winning director, Tom Hooper, the Working Title/Cameron Mackintosh production stars Hugh Jackman, Oscar® winner Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, with Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption—a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. In January 2013, the world's longest-running musical brings its power to the big screen in Tom Hooper's sweeping and spectacular interpretation of Victor Hugo's epic tale. With international superstars and beloved songs—including “I Dreamed a Dream,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More” and “On My Own”—Les Misérables, the show of shows, is now reborn as the cinematic musical experience of a lifetime.
  2. "Les Misérables" is a 1998 film adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel of the same name, directed by Bille August. It stars Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, and Claire Danes.
  3. "Les Misérables" is a 2000 French television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo. The miniseries was broadcast in four parts. A three hour English version was also released.
  4. "Les Misérables" is a 1935 American drama film starring Fredric March and Charles Laughton based upon the famous Victor Hugo novel of the same name. The movie was adapted by W. P. Lipscomb and directed by Richard Boleslawski. This was the last film for 20th Century Pictures before it merged with Fox Film Corporation to form 20th Century Fox. The plot of the movie basically follows Hugo's novel Les Misérables, but there are a large number of differences.
  5. "Les Misérables" is a 1995 film written and directed by Claude Lelouch. Set in France during the first half of the 20th century, it concerns a poor and illiterate man Henri Fortin who is introduced to Victor Hugo's classic novel Les Misérables and begins to see parallels between it and his own life.
  6. "Les Misérables" is a 1982 French drama film directed by Robert Hossein. It is one of the numerous screen adaptations of the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo. It was entered into the 13th Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Special Prize.
  7. "Les Misérables" is a 1978 British television film based on the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo. The film was written by John Gay, produced by Lew Grade, and directed by Glenn Jordan. The film originally aired on CBS on December 27, 1978.
  8. "Les Misérables" is a 1934 film adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel of the same name. It was written and directed by Raymond Bernard and stars Harry Baur as Jean Valjean and Charles Vanel as Javert. The film lasts four and a half hours and is considered by critics to be the greatest adaptation of the novel, due to its in-depth development of the themes and characters in comparison with most shorter adaptations.
  9. "Les Misérables" is a 1952 American film adapted from the novel Les Misérables by Victor Hugo. It was directed by Lewis Milestone, and featured Michael Rennie as Jean Valjean, Robert Newton as Javert, and Sylvia Sidney as Fantine.
  10. "Les Misérables" is a 1958 French-East German-Italian film adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel released in France on 12 March 1958. Written by Michel Audiard and René Barjavel, the film was directed by Jean-Paul Le Chanois. It stars Jean Gabin as Jean Valjean.
  11. "Les Misérables" is a 1948 Italian drama film directed by Riccardo Freda. It is based on the Victor Hugo novel of the same name.
  12. "Les Misérables" is a French silent film based on the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo.
  13. "Les Misérables" is a 1909 American short silent historical drama based on the 1862 French novel of the same name by Victor Hugo. The film stars Maurice Costello and William V. Ranous and was directed by J. Stuart Blackton.
  14. "Les Misérables" a.k.a. "Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary": The 25th Anniversary Concert of Les Misérables was performed at The O2 in North Greenwich, London, England on Sunday, 3 October 2010 at 1:30 pm and 7:00 pm.
  15. "Les Misérables" a.k.a. "Les miserables" is a 1987 short film directed by Mara Mattuschka.
    • country: Austria
    • language: German Language
    • released in (28 years ago)
  16. "Les Misérables" is one of many filmed versions of the Victor Hugo novel of the same name. It was a silent film directed by Frank Lloyd, co-written by Lloyd and Marc Robbins, and produced by William Fox, released in the United States on December 3, 1917. It starred William Farnum, Hardee Kirkland, and George Moss.

Miscellanea

  1. Les Misérables is a 2014 theatre production of the play by Trevor Nunn and John Caird adapted from the french play of the same name by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil.
    • award:
      • Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Director of a Musical nomination for Laurence Connor & James Powell
      • Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Lighting Design nomination for Paule Constable
      • Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical
      • Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical nomination for Ramin Karimloo
      • Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical nomination for Cameron Mackintosh
      • Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical nomination for Mick Potter
    • official website: www.lesmis.com/broadway
  2. Les Misérables is the original Broadway 1987 - 2003 theater production of the musical by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, based on the novel by Victor Hugo.
  3. Les Misérables was a seven-part radio series broadcast July 23–September 3, 1937, on the Mutual Network. Orson Welles adapted Victor Hugo's novel, directed the series and starred as Jean Valjean. The 22-year-old Welles developed the idea of telling stories with first-person narration on the series, which was his first job as a writer-director for radio. Les Misérables was one of Welles's earliest and finest achievements on radio, and marked the radio debut of the Mercury Theatre.
  4. Les Misérables a.k.a. Les Miserables is a 2011 Pine-Richland High School theater production of the play by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil.
  5. Les Misérables is a 2008-2009 theater production of the play by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg.
    • award:
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production nomination for Jon Kalbfleisch
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Production nomination for Mark Lanks
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Set Design, Resident Production nomination for Walt Spangler
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical nomination for Greg Stone
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Resident Musical nomination for Eric D. Schaeffer
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Resident Musical nomination for Signature Theatre
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical nomination for Christopher Bloch
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical nomination for Andrew Call
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical nomination for Chris Sizemore
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical nomination for Sherri L. Edelen
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical nomination for Tracy Lynn Olivera
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical nomination for Felicia Curry
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Ensemble, Resident Musical nomination for Signature Theatre
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production, received by Jon Kalbfleisch
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Resident Musical, received by Signature Theatre
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical, received by Christopher Bloch
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical, received by Sherri L. Edelen
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Ensemble, Resident Musical, received by Signature Theatre
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Resident Musical, received by Eric D. Schaeffer
  6. Les Misérables a.k.a. Les Miserables was the First National US Tour of the Original Broadway theater production of the play by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil. It opened in 1987 and closed in 1991.
    • award:
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (for the production at the National Theatre) nomination for J. Mark McVey
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Non-Resident Production (for the production at the National Theatre) nomination for National Theatre Corporation
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production (for the production at the National Theatre) nomination for Trevor Nunn & John Caird
      • Helen Hayes Awards for outstanding Supporting Performer, Visiting Production (for the production at the National Theatre) nomination for Susan Tilson
      • Helen Hayes Awards for outstanding Supporting Performer, Visiting Production (for the production at the National Theatre) nomination for Drew Eshelman
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (for the production at the National Theatre), received by J. Mark McVey
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Non-Resident Production (for the production at the National Theatre), received by National Theatre Corporation
  7. Les Misérables a.k.a. Les Miserables is a 2003 North Allegheny Senior High School theater production of a play by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg.
  8. Les Misérables is the original West End production of the play by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg. It was the first production in English opened on 8 October 1985.
  9. Les Misérables: Les Miserables was a 1986-87 pre-Broadway theater production of the play by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, performed at Kennedy Center.
    • award:
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (for the production at the Kennedy Center Opera House) nomination for Colm Wilkinson
      • Helen Hayes Awards for outstanding Supporting Performer, Visiting Production (for the production at the Kennedy Center Opera House) nomination for Frances Ruffelle
      • Helen Hayes Awards for outstanding Supporting Performer, Visiting Production (for the production at the Kennedy Center Opera House) nomination for Randy Graff
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Non-Resident Production (for the production at The Kennedy Center Opera House) nomination for The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (for the production at the Kennedy Center Opera House), received by Colm Wilkinson
      • Helen Hayes Awards for outstanding Supporting Performer, Visiting Production (for the production at the Kennedy Center Opera House), received by Frances Ruffelle
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Non-Resident Production (for the production at The Kennedy Center Opera House), received by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  10. Les Misérables is a TV program, begun on (47 years ago).
  11. Les Misérables is a 1967 film series of 10 parts each of 50 minutes produced by BBC Television and launched on 22 October 1967.
  12. Les Misérables is an ongoing West End production of the musical written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, music by Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, adapted and directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird.
    • some of the awards:
        • Audience Award for Most Popular Show (BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award)
        • Audience Award for Most Popular Show (BBC Radio 2 Audience Award)
        • Audience Award for Most Popular Show
        • Audience Award for Most Popular Show (BBC Radio 2 Audience Award) nomination for Nick Allott
        • Audience Award for Most Popular Show, received by Nick Allott
  13. Les Misérables a.k.a. Les Miserables is a 25th Anniversary International Tour theater production of the play by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil. It opened in 2009 and closed in 2013.
    • also known as Les Misérables 25th Anniversary US National Tour, Les Miserables 25th Anniversary US National Tour
    • award: - Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (for the production at the Kennedy Center Opera House) nomination for J. Mark McVey
  14. Les Misérables is a 2006 - 2008 broadway revival theatrical production of the play by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg.
    • award:
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical nomination for Aaron Lazar
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical nomination for Celia Keenan-Bolger
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical
  15. Les Misérables is an award-nominated theater production.
  16. Les Misérables a.k.a. Les Miserables is a theater production.

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Google previewLes Miserables (2017)

by Victor Hugo

Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century.

Google previewLa Chute (1892)

From Victor Hugo's "Les Misérables" by Victor Hugo

Les Misérables is a work of faith and charity, a gospel of humanity. The very first Book, headed Un Juste, at once strikes this keynote. It gives an elaborate portrait of the Bishop 01" Digne, the ideal priest. It is both touching and elevating, and ...

Google previewHospitable God (2016)

The Transformative Dream by George Newlands, Allen Smith

Victor Hugo's Les Misérables is a classic tale of the ultimate triumph of hospitality over cruelty –its enduring appeal is evident from the endless continuation of the musical on the broadway stage. dostoevsky agonises over the hideous contrast ...

Google previewLa chute from "Les Misérables". (1896)

by Victor Hugo

Les Misérables is a work of faith and charity, a gospel of humanity. The very first Book, headed Un Juste, at once strikes this keynote. It gives an elaborate portrait of the Bishop of Digne, the idéal priest. It is both touching and elevating, and ...

Google previewAshley Tisdale (2013)

by Joanne Mattern

Meanwhile, Ashley auditioned for a touring company of the Broadway musical Les Misérables (lay mih-zer-AHB). Many people did not think Ashley could do such a big job. Les Misérables is a popular Broadway show. Ashley toured with the ...

Google previewThe Happiest Corpse I've Ever Seen (2015)

The Last Twenty-Five Years of the Broadway Musical by Ethan Mordden

Detesting—more precisely, disestablishing—Les Misérables is a prerequisite for intellectual probity; to scoff at Verdi or Beethoven makes one look stupid. Is it the form's vast and supposedly undiscriminating audience that irritates, theatregoing ...

Google previewPerspectives on Literature and Translation (2013)

Creation, Circulation, Reception by Brian Nelson, Brigid Maher

Les Misérables is a richly imagined wonder.

Google previewDoug Pratt's DVD (2005)

Movies, Television, Music, Art, Adult, and More! by Douglas Pratt

One of the nice things about a book as large as Victor Hugo's Les Misérables is that no two movies ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Foreign Quotations (2001)

by Anthony Lejeune

Victor Hugo Les Misérables L'homme absurde est celui qui ne change jamais. Georges Clemenceau Discours de Guerre Existentialism is a form of humanism. Fine clothes don't make a gentleman. (Lit. the habit does not make the monk).

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Babylon violated diminishes Alexander; Rome enslaved diminishes Caesar; massacred Jerusalem diminishes Titus. Tyranny follows the tyrant. Woe to the man who leaves behind a shadow that bears his form. (Victor Hugo)
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