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'Parasite' to battle 'Les Miserables,' 'Pain and Glory' for Oscar glory

Dec 17, 2019 - 1:11 PM

Bong Joon-ho's 'Parasite' is shortlisted for the Best International Film Oscar, alongside France's 'Les Miserables' and Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's 'Pain and Glory'

Rachelle Ann Go is returning as Fantine in 'Les Miserables' West End run

Sep 16, 2019 - 5:34 PM

'Les Miserables' is scheduled to open on December 18 at the Sondheim Theatre

Same-sex kiss cut from Singapore staging of 'Les Miserables'

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:49 PM

The producers remove the quick peck on the lips between an innkeeper and a guest during the song Beggars At The Feast

Esang de Torres to join 'Les Miserables' Singapore cast

May 21, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The Voice Kids Philippines finalist and Lea Salonga s mini me Esang de Torres is set to play Little Cosette in the Singapore production of Les Mis

LITTLE COSETTE. Esang de Torres is set to be one of the alternates for Little Cosette in the Singapore production of 'Les Miserables.' File photo by Manman Dejeto

WATCH: Lea Salonga, Broadway stars perform 'Les Mis,' 'Miss Saigon' tunes at New York Pops gala

May 04, 2016 - 10:31 AM

Lea Salonga along with other Broadway greats performs tunes from Les Miserables and Miss Saigon in honor of Alain Boublil and Claude Michel Schönberg the musicals creators

Screengrab from Facebook/TheaterMania

Rachelle Ann Go, 'Les Mis' Manila cast celebrate final PH show

May 02, 2016 - 12:32 AM

The cast members recall happy times in Manila and thank fans for a stellar run of Les Miserables

BRAVO. Rachelle Ann Go poses with actors Paul Wilkins (who plays Marius) and Chris Durling (Enjolras) to mark the final performance of 'Les Miserables' in Manila. Photo from Instagram/GoRachelleAnn

Rachelle Ann Go on working with 'adorable' Esang de Torres in 'Les Mis'; 'Divas' concert

Apr 27, 2016 - 7:54 PM

Rachelle talks about performing with young singer Esang de Torres in the Manila run of Les Mis and Divas: Live in Manila her upcoming concert with Kyla Yeng Constantino KZ Tandingan and Angeline Quinto

RACHELLE ON ESANG. Rachelle Ann Go says she's very proud of Esang de Torres' performance in 'Les Miserables.' Screengrab from Instagram/gorachelleann

Lea Salonga speaks out against 'rude' theater behavior

Apr 12, 2016 - 6:43 PM

Lea airs her disappointment after hearing about rude behavior from audiences at the Les Mis shows in Manila

PROPER BEHAVIOR. Lea Salonga takes to Twitter to remind people of proper etiquette while watching a performance. File photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

[WATCH] Les Mis Manila: Esang shares advice from Lea Salonga, audition story

Apr 06, 2016 - 9:15 PM

Listen to Esang sing a portion of Castle On A Cloud plus a first look of Esang in costume as young Cosette

'Voice Kids PH' finalist Esang joins 'Les Miserables' Manila cast

Apr 06, 2016 - 3:53 PM

Esang coached by Les Mis alum Lea Salonga on The Voice Kids joins Rachelle Ann Go in Les Miserables Manila as young Cosette

Lea Salonga on Rachelle Ann Go's success

Mar 17, 2016 - 9:57 PM

The Broadway legend also shares her thoughts on the ongoing auditions for future global productions of Miss Saigon

LEA SALONGA AND RACHELLE ANN GO. Lea Salonga shares her thoughts on Rachelle Ann's string of successes. She poses with the 'Les Mis' Manila star at the opening night after party. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

'Les Miserables' Manila show review: Scaling the spectacle

Mar 17, 2016 - 9:21 PM

The show works with the space to create an intimate and impactful production featuring powerful performances from stars like Rachelle Ann Go Simon Gleeson and Earl Carpenter

What 'Les Miserables' Manila stars think of 'powerhouse' Rachelle Ann Go

Mar 17, 2016 - 2:20 PM

Rachelle Ann s castmates in Les Miserables who hail from Australia the UK and America are all praises for her as an actress and as a colleague

MARIUS AND FANTINE. 'Les Mis' castmates Paul Wilkins (Marius) and Rachelle Ann Go (Fantine) pose for photos at the premiere night after party. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

WATCH: Jean Valjean in emotional 'Les Miserables' Manila scene

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:38 PM

Simon Gleeson sings Bring Him Home Jean Valjean s prayer for the young revolutionary Marius

WATCH: 'Les Miserables' Manila cast performs 'One Day More'

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:11 PM

The Manila cast of Les Miserables performs the glorious Act I finale One Day More – on the Solaire stage in full costume

'ONE DAY MORE.' The Manila cast of 'Les Miserables' performs the Act II finale, 'One Day More.' Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

WATCH: Rachelle Ann Go sings 'I Dreamed a Dream' from 'Les Miserables'

Mar 15, 2016 - 2:58 PM

Watch Rachelle Ann Go as the ill fated Fantine in Les Mis singing I Dreamed a Dream at a special media call at the Solaire Theatre

FANTINE. Rachelle Ann Go performs at a special media call Tuesday, March 15 at the Solaire Theatre. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

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Feb 25, 2016 - 7:09 PM

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WATCH: 'Les Miserables' cast performs 'One Day More,' finale at rehearsal

Feb 24, 2016 - 9:57 PM

Watch the full videos Rachelle Ann Go as Fantine Simon Gleeson as Jean Valjean and the cast of Les Miserables perform two songs at a special rehearsal attended by media

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Sneak peek: Rachelle Ann Go sings as Fantine, see the amazing 'Les Miserables' cast

Feb 20, 2016 - 2:46 PM

Rappler sits in a Les Mis rehearsal Watch to hear snippets from some of the musical s most beloved numbers and hear Rachelle Ann kill it as Fantine

Rachelle Ann Go's important tips for taking career risks

Feb 02, 2016 - 1:11 PM

Rachelle Ann set her sights on a career in musical theater despite starting out in pop music The star talks candidly about why it pays off to take risks for your passion

RACHELLE ANN GO. The singer is set to play Fatine in the Manila production of 'Les Miserables.' Screengrab from Instagram/gorachelleann

Driven to tears: 'Les Miserables' in Brisbane

Jan 11, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Rappler contributor Rome Jorge recounts watching iconic musical Les Miserables a day before the Paris attacks

8 reasons to watch 'Les Miserables' in Manila

Jan 10, 2016 - 8:28 PM

The show is extending its Manila run Rachelle Ann Go stars as Fantine joining members of the Australian and UK productions of Les Miserables

Rachelle Ann Go as Fantine. Photo by Johan Persson/www.perssonphotography.com

Confirmed: 'Les Miserables' coming to Manila, Rachelle Ann Go to star as Fantine

Sep 16, 2015 - 2:43 PM

Rachelle Ann Go will return home for the Philippine run of Les Mis in the role of the hapless mother Fantine

Screengrab from Instagram/gorachelleann

Young, groundbreaking 'Les Miserables' actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste dies

Aug 30, 2015 - 10:56 PM

Jean is the first black man to play Jean Valjean in Broadway s Les Miserables

Rappler Talk: Lea Salonga on art, technology, and leadership

Aug 10, 2015 - 1:29 PM

Salonga talks about the wealth of world class talent in the Philippines taking a stand for what she believes is right and her thoughts on the leader this country should have

Watch: Rachelle Ann Go sings 'I Dreamed A Dream' at West End Live 2015

Jun 23, 2015 - 9:56 AM

Watch Rachelle sing the iconic song from Les Miserables

Rachelle Ann Go debuts as Fantine in West End's ‘Les Miserables’

Jun 16, 2015 - 1:01 PM

Rachelle plays the unfortunate Fantine who sings the iconic I Dreamed A Dream in the play

Rachelle Ann Go cast as Fantine in West End’s ‘Les Miserables’

May 11, 2015 - 7:30 PM

She will begin playing the role on June 15 according to the production s official website

CONGRATULATIONS, RACHELLE! She will take on the role of Fantine in the London West End production of 'Les Miserables.' Photo courtesy of Disney

WATCH: Lea Salonga performs Disney, Broadway hits in master class

Apr 07, 2015 - 12:41 PM

Watch Lea perform songs from ‘Les Miserables ’ ‘Aladdin ’ and ‘Mulan’

Hugh Jackman treated for skin cancer for third time

Oct 29, 2014 - 10:56 AM

The actor takes to Instagram to warn followers to wear sunscreen

Lea Salonga then and now: 12 amazing moments

Oct 05, 2014 - 9:42 PM

Kim in Miss Saigon Fantine and Eponine in Les Miserables and the singing voice of Jasmine and Mulan – these are just some of the international star s many accomplishments

HIGHER. This is a screengrab from the Facebook account of 'Allegiance,' in which Lea Salonga stars with George Takei and Telly Leung

Neil as Hedwig, a ‘Wicked’ moment: 5 highlights from the 2014 Tony Awards

Jun 09, 2014 - 7:04 PM

Emotional wins powerhouse performance from some of the best of theater Here we revisit some high points from this year s big show

WebHits: HIMYM stars' 'Confrontation'

Apr 01, 2014 - 8:00 AM

If Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel starred in Les Miserables this is what it would sound like

'Do You Hear the People Sing?' in Manila for Yolanda aid

Jan 03, 2014 - 1:52 PM

This is the first time that the musical which has toured the world will be staged as a benefit concert featuring Lea Salonga David Harris and Marie Zamora

Andres Bonifacio: Myths, trivia, execution

Nov 30, 2013 - 4:38 PM

Rappler compiles 10 facts about Andres Bonifacio you should know

His Excellency, President Andres Bonifacio?

Oct 12, 2013 - 7:23 AM

A resolution by the Philippine Historian Association s general assembly wants the government to acknowledge Andres Bonifacio as the country s first president

'Argo' wins best picture on shared Oscars night

Feb 25, 2013 - 1:57 PM

Life of Pi won most Oscars with 4 awards against 3 for Argo and Les Miserables 2 each for Django Unchained and Lincoln and one for Zero Dark Thirty

Argo director Ben Affleck accepts the Oscar for Best Movie onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK

Hollywood prepares for its Oscars close-up

Feb 24, 2013 - 9:51 AM

The stage is set for the 85th Academy Awards on February 24 with Ben Affleck s Iran hostage drama Argo bidding to edge out Steven Spielberg s Lincoln at the climax of Hollywood s awards season

Women walk ot the red carpet in front of the Dolby Theatre in preparation one day before the 85th Academy Awards on February 23, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR

'Warm Bodies' tops US box office

Feb 04, 2013 - 6:43 AM

Spielberg s Lincoln returns to the top 10 list

ZOMBIE LOVE STORY. 'Warm Bodies' stars Teresa Palmer and Nicholas Hoult. Image from the 'Warm Bodies' Facebook page

Lea Salonga to open American Songbook concert series

Jan 30, 2013 - 2:36 PM

World renowned Filipina singer Lea Salonga will wow New York audiences on the opening night of the American Songbook concert series

THAT VOICE. Lea Salonga is all set to wow New York audiences this January. Photo from the Lea Salonga Facebook page

'Hansel and Gretel' tops US box office

Jan 29, 2013 - 7:52 AM

The action packed take on the Grimm fairy tale tops cinema ticket sales in N America

WITCH-HUNTING SIBLINGS. Jeremy Renner as Hansel and Gemma Arterton as Gretel. Photo from the 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters' Facebook page

#MusicMonday: Singable review of 'Les Mis' soundtrack

Jan 28, 2013 - 7:44 AM

The new ‘Les Mis’ cast members are singing while acting? We return the favor by reviewing while singing about its soundtrack

CAN THEY STILL BE FRIENDS? Samantha Barks and Eddie Redmayne as lovelorn youth. All photos by Universal Pictures

Ricky Lo speaks about his Anne Hathaway interview

Jan 24, 2013 - 6:30 PM

Ricky Lo says he found his interview with Anne Hathaway amusing and the Les Mis star a bit rude during their conversation

'AMUSED.' Ricky Lo says he found Anne Hathaway 'a bit rude' during his interview with her. Photo from the Ricky Lo Facebook page

'Mama' screams to top of N. America box office

Jan 21, 2013 - 8:39 AM

Newly released horror film Mama pushed the Oscar tipped bin Laden manhunt movie Zero Dark Thirty out of the top slot at the North American weekend box office

Jessica Chastain in a scene from the movie "Mama." Photo courtesy of the movie's official Facebook page.

VIDEO: 'Manny the Movie Guy' interviews Anne Hathaway

Jan 20, 2013 - 11:15 PM

Another Filipino interviews the Les Mis star and gets an interview full of laughs and giggles

SAME INTERVIEWEE, DIFFERENT RESULT. 'Les Mis' star Anne Hathaway gamely answered Manny the Movie Guy's questions. Screen grab from YouTube (TheABSCBNNews)

VIDEO: Ricky Lo interviews Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried

Jan 19, 2013 - 9:19 AM

The Lo Hathaway interview is going viral on social media with people calling it disastrous Do you agree?

DISASTROUS? Watch the video and let us know what you think. Screen grab from YouTube (Belle Diesta)

Why do we get Oscar movies late?

Jan 18, 2013 - 5:12 PM

If you re frustrated about Oscar films reaching Philippine movie screens late our expert attempts to explain why Read on

NO LONGER A DREAM. Oscar-nominated 'Les Miserables' is now showing in the Philippines. Photo from the 'Les Miserables' Facebook page

Guess who: Predicting the new Oscar winners

Jan 18, 2013 - 1:50 PM

Who among the latest major Academy Award nominees would win? These guesses are for your consideration

WHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook pageWHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook page

Lea Salonga on 'Les Misérables'

Jan 17, 2013 - 2:18 PM

Rappler interviews the Filipino pride who has played two roles in the musical

BOTH EPONINE AND FANTINE. Lea Salonga's voice landed her two roles in different 'Les Misérables' productions. Photo from the Lea Salonga Facebook page

Les Misérables: Glorious and incredibly close

Jan 16, 2013 - 11:19 AM

The film screens in the Philippines on January 16 Finally

THE WORLD WEEPS AT HER STORY. Anne Hathaway's Fantine. Photos from the 'Les Misérables' Facebook page