OAK PARK RIVER FOREST HIGH SCHOOL - OAK PARK, IL
Broadway?s legendary musical has been specially adapted to meet the
needs of young performers. This author-approved edition has been
abridged to a running time of just over two hours, while carefully
maintaining the integrity of one the greatest musicals ever written.
epic story recounts the struggle against adversity in 19th century
France. Imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread, petty thief Jean
Valjean is released from his 19-year term and not only becomes and
honest man, but the mayor of a prosperous town and a loving adoptive
father - violating his parole in the process. The relentless Inspector
Javert, 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 of a young man hopelessly in
love with Valjean?s adopted daughter, does the ex-convict finally feel
Originally adapted from Victor Hugo?s timeless novel, LES MISÉRABLES SCHOOL EDITION introduces a new generation to the grand and inspirational story that has touched the hearts of millions. For, within LES MISÉRABLES SCHOOL EDITION
lies the universal truth ?To love another person is to see the face of
God? and this message is sure to have a lasting impact on your cast,
crew, audience, and school alike.
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