Do You Hear the People Sing? Les Misérables, the musical phenomenon that has enthralled spectators all over the globe, is coming to Iowa Lakes Community College this spring!
Iowa Lakes Community College’s production of Les Misérables will be directed by Carol Ayres and Brett Fuelberth. A large cast is needed, including featured roles for three children, five men, and four women. Auditions will be held on January 12 and 13, at 6 p.m. for children, and 7 p.m. for adults, in the community room (72) on the Estherville campus. Due to the PG-13 material in the show, parents will be asked to attend the audition and rehearsals with children ages 8-12.
Those auditioning should come prepared to sing only. Appropriate songs include musical theater, classical arias or art songs. Please, no pop songs or songs from this show. An accompanist will be provided, bring your own music.
Based on the masterwork by Victor Hugo, Les Misérables shares the lives of men, women, and children struggling to survive and make their voices heard against oppression and injustice.
Written by the musical team of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil, with English lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, the American production of Les Misérables premiered in 1987 on Broadway, winning eight Tony awards and popular acclaim.
Les Misérables is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI - 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019, Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684 www.MTIShows.com