Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885) was a dramatist, novelist, and poet, one of the most well-known and esteemed French writers. He was part of the Romantic Movement, best known for his novel, Les Misérables (1862), set during the Paris Uprising or June Rebellion of 1832, an anti-monarchist insurrection led by the Republicans ...
06.09.2012 [Ventura County Star] - "Les Misérables": Theater League presents Cameron Mackintosh's 25th anniversary tour of the popular Broadway play based on Victor Hugo's classic novel. 8 p.m. Sept. 7, 2 and 8 p.m. Sept. 8, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9, Kavli Theatre, Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E.
10.09.2012 [ESPN] - Au contraire, mes amis, as Victor Hugo, the guy who wrote the prequel to this Red Sox season, Les Miserables, might say. With 21 games left, the season still abounds with intrigue, even beyond the question of how many empty seats will masquerade as
28.08.2012 [Broadway World] - The production features glorious new staging and spectacular reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo and you can catch it at the San Diego Civic Theatre tonight, August 28-September 2, 2012. Tickets are on sale now! Based on Victor
21.08.2012 [Broadway World] - The all new production of Les Misérables features glorious new staging and spectacular re-imagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. Ticket prices start at $45 and are available at the Mahalia Jackson Box Office, BroadwayInNewOrleans
06.09.2012 [Hollywood Reporter] - "I was fascinated by the history, and thought of making a film with the look of Les Miserables,“ Redford said, in reference to the Victor Hugo classic. “But, fundamentally, the film is about what a man will do for his child, what a man will do to have
10.09.2012 [/FILM (blog)] - Tom Hooper's follow up to his last Oscar-winning film opens December 14 featuring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Russell Crowe and Eddie Redmayne in the musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel. The first trailer left goosebumps and now there's a
09.09.2012 [East Valley Tribune] - When it comes to reading the book before you see the movie, we'll grant it's easier to get through “Twilight” or “The Hunger Games” than Victor Hugo's “Les Misérables.” The 1862 novel — long required reading in high school courses — is set to hit the
09.09.2012 [Iran Book News Agency] - His European trip in 1860–61 shaped both his political and literary transformation when he met Victor Hugo, whose literary talents Tolstoy praised after reading Hugo's newly finished "Les Miserables". Tolstoy is one of the giants of Russian literature
07.09.2012 [The Guardian (blog)] - Also up this week: NickVirk's review of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables which caught my attention for being the first review I've encountered to open with a word count ("Victor Hugo's 530,982 word classic, 'Les Misérables' is a masterpiece …") but held
Jun 30, 2017 · Today we celebrate world-renowned poet, statesman, and human rights activist Victor Hugo. The final chapter of his epic novel Les Misérables was published on this date in 1862. Hugo appeared on a French banknote and is honored with streets, parks, hiking trails, and statues in most large French ...
21.08.2012 [The Chosun Ilbo] - ... her short program to "The Kiss of the Vampire," from the original soundtrack for the 1963 British vampire film of the same name, and perform her free skating routine to a compilation of songs from "Les Misérables," the musical based on Victor Hugo
17.08.2012 [KQED (blog)] - Comments (2). Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg's legendary musical, LES MISÉRABLES, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo.
04.09.2012 [The Daily News Online] - March 5-10. LES MISÉRABLES: Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg's legendary musical, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo.
09.09.2012 [The Daily News Online] - Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg's legendary musical, LES MISÉRABLES, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. Based on Victor
03.09.2012 [IcelandReview] - The reason for my visit to Harpa last night was the concert performance of “Les Miserables” written by Victor Hugo and translated into Icelandic by Friðrik Erlingsson. The musical is my absolute favorite. I recall the first time I was exposed to the
From an early age Rodin was an avid reader of the works of Victor Hugo (the author of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables), although it was not until 1883 that he met the writer after obtaining permission to make a bust of him. The story of the making of this bust is widely documented, allowing us to ...