Friday, January 4, 2013

Multi-Media, January 4, 2013 by The Charlebois Post

Do you hear the people sing? Loud and clear! Powerful performances overcome some directorial issues by Stuart MunroI think it’s safe to say Les Misérables is one of the most anticipated m…

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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Why the "Les Miz" Movie Makes Me Happy by Jan Simpson

It’s no surprise that film critics are pooh-poohing the new movie version of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s pop opera Les Misérables.  Just as it’s no surprise that…

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Monday, September 24, 2012

The Beautiful New “Les Misérables” Movie Poster by The Broadway Critic

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 brea…

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Les Misérables Film Adaptation – Extended First Look by Loganne

“Les Miserables,” the adaptation of the hugely popular musical from Tom Hooper, director of the recent Academy Award winning film “The King’s Speech,” has taken a daring ap…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Bucking the trend with a serious play (or two) by Mark Shenton

The King’s Speech my be stuttering to an early close in the West End, but there’s still room for the Queen’s English to be heard in serious plays and not just sung in musicals there. J…

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Friday, April 20, 2012

The King’s Speech Play Was a Flop

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The King’s Speech, Starring Charles Edwards, to Close Early in London by Broadway.com

The West End production of The King’s Speech, currently playing at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre, will close on May 12. Written by David Seidler who also wrote the Oscar-winni…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Ticket discount for The King’s Speech by Eleanor Turney

The King’s Speech, currently playing at the Wyndham’s Theatre in the West End, is offering AYT readers discounted tickets to see the show. Normally £52.50, you can get tickets f…

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Monday, April 2, 2012

Review: The King’s Speech by Eleanor Turney

For a play about not very much, The King’s Speech is strangely compelling. There can’t be many people who haven’t seen the hugely successful film, but it’s worth noti…

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The King's Speech, Wyndham's Theatre by Demetrios Matheou

Little more than a year since The King’s Speech hit pay dirt at the Oscars, David Seidler’s tale of a prince stuttering between duty and impediment takes to the stage. Rather than a spee…

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Thursday, March 1, 2012

Review: The King’s Speech by Harriet Hale

The play opens with the future king naked before a mirror which reflects him back in ostentatious ceremonial garb: “I look like a bloody Christmas tree.” This is Bertie (Charles …

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Royal Crush by Baynard Woods

Baltimore native Wallis Simpson, who famously took on the title Duchess of Windsor when King Edward VIII abdicated the throne for her in 1936, has been a muse for many. The Oscar-winning The…

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Monday, February 20, 2012

The King’s Speech, Theatre Royal, Nottingham

The play that inspired the movie finally receives its first staging in this extravagantly cast production, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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Friday, February 17, 2012

The King’s Speech Finds a Home at West End’s Wyndham’s Theatre by Broadway.com

The London touring production of The King’s Speech, written by Oscar-winning screenwriter David Seidler, will transfer to the West End's Wyndham’s Theatre this spring. The pr…

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

King’s Speech Tours England in Preparation for West End by David Rogers

“The King’s Speech,” the film that picked up the 2010 Academy Award for Best Picture, has been adapted into a play that currently is touring England and will likely transfer to West En…

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Friday, February 10, 2012

Bringing The King's Speech to the Stage by David Seidler

George VI had been my hero since childhood because I was such a terrible stutterer. We had been evacuated from England to the US and during the war, particularly the latter stages, my parent…

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

“The King’s Speech” Sets Actors for UK Run, Broadway Will Follow by Roger Friedman

“The King’s Speech” is headed to Broadway. But readers of this column know I broke this story last year–that David Seidler wrote the script as a play, then converted …

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Friday, October 7, 2011

The King’s Speech Comes to the U.K. Stage, Starring Charles Edwards & Jonathan Hyde by Broadway.com

The previously announced world premiere of the play The King's Speech, which served as the basis for the 2011 Oscar winner for Best Picture, will star Charles Edwards as George IV and Jo…

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Monday, August 22, 2011

‘Chocolat,’ ‘Cinema Paradiso’ Look to Make the Jump to Broadway by Minerva Wells

Coming off of the recent news that ‘The King’s Speech’ will be making its Broadway debut in Fall 2012, two more films are getting a Broadway makeover. Harvey and Bob Weinstein are sear…

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Monday, August 15, 2011

‘The King’s Speech’ is Broadway bound for 2012 by Maggie Mahr

“If I am King, where is my power? Can I declare war? Form a government? Levy a tax? No! And yet I am the seat of all authority because they think that when I speak, I speak for them. But I…

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Monday, August 8, 2011

Gossip: King's Speech Gets West End Crown in 2012???

The buzz surrounding Oscar-winning film The King’s Speech may appear to have finally died down, but now fresh rumours are swirling of a stage production. As we previously reported, David S…

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