3,000 NYC Students to Visit Broadway's LES MISERABLES in June
Inside Broadway's Executive Director Michael Presser has announced that on Thursday, June 2, the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) will be visited by thousands of NYC public school students as the non-profit theatre arts and education organization presents its popular program Creating the Magic. Featuring the cast and production crew of the Broadway revival of the hit musical Les Miserables, the 80 minute program will be offered at 10:45am and 1:15pm.
Providing a truly unique Broadway experience, Inside Broadway's free Creating the Magic program will be presented to over 3,000 New York City public school students who will get a behind-the-scenes look at the inner world of Broadway and learn about career opportunities in the theater. From exciting set, lighting and sound demonstrations, musical performances from the cast and a Q&A session, attendees will have a special behind-the-scenes look at a Broadway show featuring members of the Les Miserables cast and production crew.
Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel, Les Miserables is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. The magnificent score includes the classic songs "I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "Do You Hear the People Sing?," "One Day More," "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables," "Master Of The House" and many more.
Since 1982, Inside Broadway (Founder/Executive Director, Michael Presser) has impacted the lives of nearly one million New York City public school students with its one-of-a-kind theatre arts and education programs that enrich, educate and foster new generations of theatergoers.
"We are thrilled to offer a special behind-the-scenes look at the incredible musical Les Miserables to the students in our program. This show represents everything that makes our city and Broadway great" says Inside Broadway's Executive Director Michael Presser.
Inside Broadway was established in 1982 by Michael Presser. Today, Inside Broadway reaches over 20,000 New York City students each year and develops and produces touring Equity musical productions as well as a wide range of educational programs that allow participants to interact with professionals in the field and experience theatre hands-on in the classroom. For more information on Inside Broadway, please visit www.InsideBroadway.org.
Programs of Inside Broadway are funded by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Council, New York City Department of Education, and numerous foundations and individuals.