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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

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

[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

'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

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

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

WATCH: Lea Salonga performs 'Wicked,' 'Les Mis' hits at 'World-class Filipina' event

Apr 21, 2015 - 11:22 PM

She also asks women to recognize the world class Filipinas in themselves

Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

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

'Red': Two directors and a play

Aug 13, 2013 - 8:59 PM

Red returns to Manila on August 23 and 24

RED IS FOR PASSION. Bart Guingona plays painter Mark Rothko while Joaquin Valdes plays his fictional apprentice. Photos courtesy of Ira Cruz

#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

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)

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

Tom Hooper’s ‘Les Mis’ reinvents the musical film genre

Jan 15, 2013 - 6:12 PM

The director says why he shot the musical film the way he did and why he believes in this method

TRAILBLAZER. Director Tom Hooper on the set of 'Les Miserables.' Photo from the 'Les Miserables' Facebook page

Going hungry for ‘Les Mis’

Jan 12, 2013 - 5:55 PM

Actors endure starvation and even slight personality changes for the sake of roles they play

SUNKEN CHEEKS AND EYES transform hunky Hugh Jackman into the ex-convict, Jean Valjean. Photo from Les Miserables Facebook page

Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman: Under the ‘Les Mis’ spotlight

Dec 29, 2012 - 7:49 AM

Two of the film s stars talk about their journey and transformation for their roles

GREAT ACTORS, GOOD HEARTS. Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway during the filming of 'Les Miserables.' Photo from the movie's Facebook page