John Calvin is gay. He's a refugee from Palestine, who may soon be deported for being born into a family with ties to Hamas. Calvin grew up in a Muslim household that idolizes Hamas. He was indoctrinated to follow that path. Yet, he chose to abandon it.
Want to have a good bawl? Then read any of the following kids' books with a giant box of tissues! If you plan to read these stories to an actual child, pause often to weep, shake and quake.
Les Misérables is a bonafide phenomenon of the stage. That 25th anniversary tour is the basis for this new Canadian production that Mirvish is currently presenting in Toronto at the Princess of Wales Theatre. This new version is completely re-thought and re-designed.
If you were among the many viewers who wished the new "Les Miserables" movie were something else (anything else, really), then look no further -- "22 Minutes" has an answer for you. Imagine Les Mis is...
The motion-picture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation Les Misérables has been seen by more than 60-million people in 42 countries and in 21 languages around the globe and is still breaking box-office records everywhere in its 27th year. Yet, mere minutes in, I went oh, oh, something is off. This is overproduced to hell and back.