Les Misérables: School Edition – Willow Bend Center of the Arts

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Showtimes

Thursday, July 30, 7:15PM
Friday, July 31, 7:15PM
Saturday, August 1, 2:15PM
Saturday, August 1, 7:15PM
Sunday, August 2, 1:15PM
Sunday, August 2, 6:15PM

Synopsis

Les Misérables is the world’s longest running musical – a true modern classic based on Victor Hugo’s novel and featuring one of the most memorable scores of all time. The multi-award-winning Les Misérables is as groundbreaking today as it was when it first premiered in London in 1985.

In nineteenth century France, Jean Valjean is released from years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a lifelong struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Finally, during the Paris student uprising of 1832, Javert must confront his ideals after Valjean spares his life and saves that of the student revolutionary who has captured the heart of Valjean’s adopted daughter.

Credits

Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg. Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer. Original French text by Alain Boublil, Jean-Marc Natel. Additional Material by James Fenton. Based on the novel by Victor Hugo