Come join Melrose Drama as they bring the epic musical “Les Misérables” to the Melrose stage! As a follow up to last year’s acclaimed musical production of “Beauty and the Beast,” a cast and crew of over 80 students will bring to life Victor Hugo’s timeless classic tale of hope and redemption. “Les Misérables” (School Edition) will be performed at the Melrose Performing Arts Center located at the Middle School, 350 Lynn Fells Parkway, on Friday April 29th and Saturday April 30th at 7:00 PM with additional matinees on Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st at 1:00 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors and will be available at the door and online at the Melrose Drama website.
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, “Les Misérables” tells the unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit and has become one of the most celebrated and long running musicals in theatrical history. Featuring a timeless score including the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Bring Him Home,” and “One Day More,” “Les Misérables” has been seen by over 70 million people in 42 countries worldwide and has earned over 76 international awards. The musical, written by Alain Boublil & Claude-Michele Shonberg, is directed by Mr. Adam Schuler with Vocal Direction by Mr. Shawn Gelzleichter, Choreography by Ms. Becca Flint and features a full orchestra conducted by Mr. Matthew Reppucci.