LAYT ZOOM PERFORMANCE SERIES
April 5 – May 30, 2021
Les Misérables School Edition
Los Altos Youth Theatre presents a 6-week virtual youth production opportunity for young adults ages 10 to 19. During this production, participants with remotely rehearse and present for a general live streaming audience the hit musical, Les Misérables. This virtual production is limited to 24 participants.
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.
Epic, grand and uplifting, Les Misérables School Edition packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled audiences all over the world. The sung-through piece is ideal for a cast of exceptional singers and overflows with melodies that are already standards. This author-approved edition has been abridged to a running time of just over two hours while beautifully maintaining the integrity of this musical masterpiece.
Director: Gary Ferguson
Choreographer: Gary Ferguson
Music Director: Adam Green
6-week rehearsal process with performance opportunities for general audiences via streaming platform www.showtix4u.com. Max Participants 24
AUDITION INFORMATION: Auditionees should prepare 32 bars from an up-tempo song and another 32 bars from a ballad.
Click HERE to sign up for an audition time.
- Online Auditions: Friday February 26 from 3:30-6pm.
- Callbacks: Monday March 1 from 5pm-8pm
- Rehearsals: April 5 – May 20, Monday-Thursday, 4p-7p
- Tech rehearsal Sunday, May 16, 10 am-6 pm
- Tech rehearsal Monday, May 17 and Tuesday, May 18, 5 pm-8 pm
- Dress rehearsal Wednesday, May 19, 5 pm-8 pm
- Final Dress Thursday, May 20, 5 pm-8 pm
- Final Presentations: Friday, May 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30
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