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The Oscars: Argo's golden fleece

The situation may reshuffle by the Oscar broadcast on February 24, but I doubt it. After being snubbed in the Best Director category, Argo has won every award since.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 22, 2013
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Review: Les Misérables

For his adaptation of the kitsch-fest known as Les Miz, Tom Hooper ( The King's Speech ) bets heavily on his cast, and mostly wins.

By BETSY SHERMAN  |  December 21, 2012
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Brown’s Kiss of the Spider Woman

As novels ripe for musical adaptation go, Kiss of the Spider Woman is no Les Misérables .
Prison breaks
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 09, 2012
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Spring theater offerings

Boston Playwrights' Theatre closes out its winter season with DEPORTED / A DREAM PLAY (March 8–April 1; bu.edu/bpt).
Fight the good fight
By MADDY MYERS  |  March 02, 2012
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Les Misérables leads the charge at PPAC

I'm not sure whether Les Misérables is defiantly and respectably uncontrite as a melodrama or merely unabashedly so. Does this operatic musical rush with such defiant conviction across the mire of melodrama that it doesn't get stuck?
Les Misérables leads the charge at PPAC
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 29, 2011