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Last night’s Oscar telecast proved one thing - the movie musical has soared right back into our hearts. This year’s Oscar nominated Les Miserables proved that the musical has returned.
The award show payed tribute to movie musicals throughout the ages and there was no one better to introduce a tribute to musicals than the king of musicals, John Travolta, aka Tony Mareno, Danny Zuko, Edna Turnblad.
Travolta stepped out on stage to kick off the tribute, first with Catherine Zeta Jones who belted out “All That Jazz” from her Oscar winning film, Chicago, according to GossipCenter.com.
After Jones, Jennifer Hudson wowed the crowd with a performance from the movie that won her an Oscar, Dreamgirls. Her performance of “Am I’m Telling You” earned her a standing ovation, reported by MTV.com.
The cast of Les Miserables took the stage for a mega performance that earned chills from the audience.
The award show of the year instilled in Hollywood that musicals will forever be in style.