Les Miserables at University of Michigan Musical Theatre Program (Review)

There is some lovely music-making taking place at Power Center this weekend (don’t bother looking for tickets, UMMT’s Les Miserables has been sold out for months). ┬áThere are also some problems with this musical spectacular. Performances are top notch, as is expected for this musical theater program. The full orchestra is superb (though it couldContinue reading “Les Miserables at University of Michigan Musical Theatre Program (Review)”

Les Miserables 25th Anniversary tour is, in a word, Perfect (Fisher Theater Detroit) – Review (Updated 11/11/11)

Sometimes you see a show, even a show that is now in it’s 25th year, and you just can’t describe it in any other way except “perfect” — such is the tour production currently on display at the Fisher Theater in Detroit. With a finely-tuned ensemble cast; spectacular set design that out-Les Mis’s original turntableContinue reading “Les Miserables 25th Anniversary tour is, in a word, Perfect (Fisher Theater Detroit) – Review (Updated 11/11/11)”