McQuaid Jesuit is pleased to present "Les Miserables" School Edition March 19th through the 21st and March 26th through the 28th. Written in 1980 by French composer Claude-Michel Schonberg with a libretto by Alain Bonblil, "Les Mis" is one of the most performed musicals worldwide. Based on the 1862 novel of the same name written by Victor Hugo, the action is set in early 19th century France and follows the interwoven stories of a cast of characters struggling through a revolution of oppression. The show won Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score.
The McQuaid production directed by Andrew Boone features a cast of 32, and in addition to McQuaid students includes young women from Allendale Columbia, Brighton High School, Gananda High School, Nazareth Academy, Our Lady of Mercy, Penfield High School, St. Joseph's, Webster Thomas, as well as students who are home schooled. Performed entirely by students. A musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg School Edition especially adapted and licensed by Music Theatre International and Cameron Macintosh.
All performances begin at 7:30 in the McQuaid Jesuit auditorium. All tickets are $12 General Admission.
For ticket reservations, please call 473-1130 x100.