| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:49 AM
What's this? Is Jean Valjean actually being complimented by arch-nemesis Javert?
I'm having lunch with Michael Hunsaker and Davis Gaines, the actors who play those characters in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's production of "Les Miserables....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:47 PM
A pair of brilliant British scientists, a troubled woman searching for answers along the Pacific Crest Trail and a drunken curmudgeon turned unlikely father figure are among the diverse characters populating the buzzed-about movies at this year's...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:11 PM
One week from tonight, on Sept. 10, Orlando Shakespeare Theater will present the first preview performance of its season-opening show, "Les Miserables."
We at the Orlando Sentinel have been following the behind-the-scenes preparations for the much-...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts becomes Chez Che when the national tour of the Broadway revival of "Evita" comes to the Mortensen Hall Tuesday to Sunday, Sept. 23 to 28.
Ricky Martin who starred in the revival will not be part of the tour...
| Aug 31, 2014
Shoppers at the Mall at Millenia in got a musical surprise Saturday afternoon when the cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Les Miserables" burst into song in the mall's rotunda.
In typical flash-mob style, there was an element of disguise. The cast...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Heather Quinn is determined to see Orlando Shakespeare Theater's production of "Les Miserables," which opens Friday night.
"I love 'Les Miz,'" said the Orlando resident, using the fans' nickname for the hit musical. She's not alone.
The Shakes set a...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Toronto has always been a place for reinvention -- in 2008, Anne Hathaway came to the festival marred by her ex-boyfriend's federal arrest, and left as an Oscar darling for "Rachel Getting Married." And in 2013, Sandra Bullock launched as an astronaut...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:16 PM
The Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything" had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday night. And if last year's fest is remembered as the moment it became obvious that "12 Years a Slave" was the movie to beat...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Some things old and some things new dominated the Broadway box office charts last week, as "Aladdin" and "Beautiful," two of the strongest spring openers, muscled past last year's hits to nestle in the Top 10 right behind perennial juggernauts "The Lion...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:44 AM
This fall, PBS will keep Friday nights hopping with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Nathan Lane, Michael Feinstein, Emma Thompson, "Sweeney Todd," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cats."
The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Nine lives indeed. As Andrew Lloyd Weber prepares to bring his hit 1980s musical "Cats" back to London's West End for a limited run beginning in December, the composer is also hinting at the possibility of a feline film adaptation.
According to Reuters,...