Tag: Victor Hugo

One Day More

Also known as Thursday. On this day in 1987, Les Miserables opened at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre and would play for more than 4,000 performances. To date, I think I’ve seen the stage version of this show six times. It may be five. I’m old and my last math class was when Richard Nixon was still …

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People We Love: Victor Hugo

The word which God has written on the brow of every man is Hope. Victor Hugo, Les Misérables French poet, novelist and dramatist Victor Hugo was born on this day in 1802. He died on May 22, 1885. I will admit to never reading Hugo until after the first time I saw Les Misérables. But …

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