Wednesday, March 23, 2011

LES MISERABLES Student Edition

The Nazareth Area High School Theatre Troupe is excited to present this year’s exquisite musical, LES MISERABLES Student Edition

Performance dates are April 1, 2, 8 and 9, curtain at 7:30 PM, and matinee performances on April 3 and 10, curtain at 2:00 PM.  Please call 610-746-9002 for Ticket Information.

LES MISERABLES Student Edition is the theatrical production based on the novel by Victor Hugo.  This epic story recounts the struggle against adversity in 19th century France.  Imprisoned for stealing a loaf a bread, petty thief Jean Valjean (Zach Kessler) is released from his 19-year term and not only becomes an honest man, but the mayor of a prosperous town and a loving adoptive father.  In the process, he violates his parole.  The relentless Inspector Javert (Parker Ryan), who makes a decent life for Valjean impossible, consequently pursues him.  Only years later, after Valjean proves his mettle during a bloody student uprising and saves the life a young man, Marius (Ryan Skerchak) hopelessly in love with his adopted daughter, Cosette (Vanessa Ruggiero),  does the ex-convict finally feel fully redeemed.

Performed entirely by students, the musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg has been specially adapted and licensed by Music Theatre International and Cameron MacKintosh.  Les Misérables School Edition is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI), New York.

Posted via email from Ross Nunamaker

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